The Department of Elementary Education and Reading hosted a Professional Development School (PDS) orientation session for about 75 students who are entering teaching methods classes in the fall. The session was meant to build community and welcome students to this next phase of their preparation. They met faculty members, heard details about the PDS sites and learned more about the professional behaviors that will allow them to contribute to student learning in the classrooms Day 1. Stephanie Zuckerman-Aviles shared information about how to start preparing now for the expanding teaching job market and how the Career Development Center can help.
Please Join us at our Upcoming 2017 PDS Retreat/Conference. Call for proposals flier- click here!
You may also submit your proposal at this link!
December 2 from 7:45-10:00 Sponsored by Kaegebein Elementary, Grand Island
Utilizing the Student Teacher- Power Point
Growth Mindset Resource Modules for Parents
Floor Mat for Learning
EER Graduate Teaches in Honduras / Accepts Peace Corp Position
In September 2016, Crystal Holmes-Smith, former PDS Representative and Graduate Assistant, was welcomed into the Moriah School community as the new 4th and 5th grade teacher...MORE. And recently, Crystal was invited to serve as a Peace Corp Volunteer. Beginning in August 2017 she will serve as an English as a Foreign Language Co-Teacher in Nicaragua.
Buffalo News Article by Jevon Hunter
It’s not just about diversity: Changing the teaching narrative for youth of color
Buffalo State Joins Statewide Mentoring Network
Read all about this wonderful initiative in The President's Blog
Buffalo State Students Teach in Houston, Texas
Check out the Video featuring the work of our teacher candidates.