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Summer and Fall 2019 enrollment
If you have been admitted to the College of Education and need assistance registering for Summer or Fall courses within the College of Education after your enrollment appointment (which can be found in My Akron), follow the link below.
Employment Opportunities for P-12 Teachers and Administrators
NEW employment opportunities have recently been added to our website! Check them out!
92% placement for 2018 graduates
That’s well above the 2017 national overall placement rate of 81%, according to the latest data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers
Grant helps launch online entrepreneurship institute at UA
The $20,000 grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation will support a teacher training institute for middle and high school teachers in Northeast Ohio.
Still named founding dean at local university
The University of Mount Union has named Dr. Kristine Still as a founding dean
Girls Who Code honored at Women of Achievement event
The Girls Who Code program at UA will be among the award recipients at the Women’s Network Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon on Friday, June 14. The program will be recognized with the Dorothy Jackson Award, which honors an area business or organization that has demonstrated diversity in the workplace.
Accepting the award on behalf of the Girls Who Code program will be Dr. Lynne Pachnowski, professor of education, and Karen Plaster, associate professor of practice and co-director of the Urban STEM Center, both in the Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies; and Vanja Djuric, assistant professor of practice and director of analytics in the Department of Marketing.
Tickets for the luncheon are $60 each and can be purchased online at the Women’s Network.
On tap this summer for teachers and youth
Teachers Exploring Code (TEC) - June 24-27
This workshop is designed for teachers of grades 2 through 9 who would like to explore coding and take Hour of Code to the next level.
An Educator's Institute | Think Tank to Shark Tank: From Engineering to Entrepreneurship - July 22-26
Educators experience the engineering process and then use skills and entrepreneurial concepts to design a product and business plan that will be pitched to a panel of experts.
Summer Youth Camp | Think Tank to Shark Tank: From Engineering to Entrepreneurship - July 8-12
Campers will experience the engineering process and then will use these to these skills and entrepreneurial concepts to plan and design a product that will be pitched to a panel of experts.