New Student Convocation
Friday, Aug. 23
An Ice Cream Social will cap off an afternoon of events as the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education welcomes its new students at New Student Convocation. The schedule of events, which will take place in Zook 108, includes:
- 1:30-1:45 Welcome from Dean Jarrod Tudor
- 1:45-2:15 ACES information and Icebreaker
- 2:15-2:30 I PROMISE School update from Dr. Kushner Benson
- 2:30-3:15 Faculty Q&A Panel
- 3:15-4:00 Ice Cream Social
If you're a new student, we hope you'll join us to get acquainted and make new friends.
Fall 2019 enrollment
If you have been admitted to the College of Education and need assistance registering for Fall courses within the College of Education after your enrollment appointment (which can be found in My Akron), follow the link below.
PULSe Program seeks student mentors
The Productive Uncertainty in a Laboratory Setting (PULSe), which engages students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in scientific research, is now accepting peer mentor applications for the 2019-2020 academic year from students enrolled in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education’s Special Education/Intervention Specialist program. The student mentor will be paired with a student with ASD and a faculty mentor.
Barker Center offers financial literacy workshop
The H.K. Barker Center for Economic Education in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education invites area educators to attend its upcoming workshop — “Budgeting Basics: Teaching Financial Literacy” on Saturday, Sept. 21. A $30 honorarium will be given to teachers in grades K-12 for their attendance and participation. Seats are limited and registration is now open at the Barker Center online.
Northeast Ohio teachers pitch innovations to ‘Sharks’ on UA campus
Learning how to blend concepts and skills in entrepreneurship and STEM education in their classrooms was goal for educators attending Teacher Institute at UA.
College of Education Summer Camp a Success!
Annual Think Tank to Shark Tank: Engineering to Entrepreneur Summer Camp drew middle and high school youth from 15 school districts.
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