By Dr. Cher Gauweiler Nancy Davenport enjoys the kid connections she has made at Calusa Elementary in Pasco County. I had the privilege of interviewing a former student who graduated from the College of Education in May 2013 with an Exceptional Student Education degree. Now, in her fifth year of … Continue reading Kid Connections – Exceptional Ed Grad Interview
This week is an opportunity to gain a new perspective on the world celebrating International Education Week. For the past two weeks, Dr. Melissa McAllister has worked at a primary school in Boscobel, Jamaica. She worked with fourth, fifth, and sixth graders on writing and reading in an effort to improve the students’ overall literacy. … Continue reading International Education Week: Offering New Perspectives
Being part of a community equates to strength in times of crisis. The Status Puerto Rico website claims 14% of the island has electricity and 53% cell service. College of Education instructor, Dr. Emily Hoeh, witnessed the devastation in Puerto Rico on a recent mission. … Continue reading Community = Strength – COE Instructor Involved
The Office of School Partnerships (OSP) hosted a career seminar for all future teaching interns in October at the Clearwater campus. This collaborative event could not have occurred without the partnership of the school districts who host our interns. The partnerships included Hernando, Pinellas and Hillsborough County School Districts. Hernando County Principal, Mary Ledoux, from … Continue reading Career Seminar – OSP sponsors Future Teachers
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) STEM areas for teaching at St. Petersburg College invites you to an Open House on Monday, October 23rd at Clearwater Campus in the ES Building, Room 104 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Those interested can learn about careers and other College of Education opportunities like trips to NASA, … Continue reading STEM areas and more! Clearwater Campus Open House
Thirteen students from SPC’s College of Education, along with Dr. Emily Hoeh, recently volunteered at the Buddy Walk promoting civic responsibility. The event promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.
“We need minority teachers,” said Dr. Susan Blanchard with SPC’s College of Education. Minority students need to see teachers who look like them because, according to a recent study, it reduces their chances of dropping out and increases the number who plan to attend college. The Scholarship for Minority Teacher Education (MTES) is now open for Spring 2018 applications and will close Nov. 1, 2018. See if you qualify.
Nine SPC College of Education students and Dr. Melissa McAllister will be traveling to Jamaica in November to teach in the local schools. They have been gathering school supplies that will help support their teaching as well as the students in Jamaica who they’ll be working with.
Learn more about one of our inspiring graduates! Naomi graduated from SPC with a bachelor’s in Elementary Ed K-6 and will be a second grade teacher at Maximo Elementary this fall where she will meet new demands and continue to succeed.
Are online classes not working for you? Did you know that St. Petersburg College offers a wide range of basic and specialized face-to- face classes on the weekend? From Principles of Marketing to Photography I to Applied Ethics, there are classes that can help you move towards completing your degree, learning a new skill, or … Continue reading Traditional class options have expanded to Weekend College!