Education

Gov. Tom Wolf speaking with Harris at a table with children.

Dec 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Harris ’21 Recognized for Dedication to Early Childhood Education During Gov. Wolf’s Innovative Apprenticeships Announcement

Emmanuel Harris ’21, a student in the School of Education’s PreK-4 Program for Working Professionals, is more concerned about his preschool students being kind to each other than he is about recognition for the work he does as an educator at the Parent Infant Center. However, his classroom was...

Headshot of Dr. Marc Brasof

Dec 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Receives Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

An educator for more than 20 years, Dr. Marc Brasof, associate professor of Education and director of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, received the 2020-23 Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. The award will support Arcadia’s Social Action and Justice Education...

Left to right: Melissa Correll, Mekenzie Voglino, and Dr. Jodi Bornstein

Dec 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bornstein, Correll, Voglino ’18 Co-Present at PAC-TE Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein, associate professor of Education; Melissa Correll, Information Literacy and Instruction librarian and liaison to the School of Education; and Mekenzie Voglino ’18, graduate student in Literacy Studies and English as a Second Language (ESL), co-presented at the Pennsylvania...

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Dec 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

School of Education Hosts First ED NIGHT

Over 150 graduate and undergraduate students attended Arcadia’s School of Education’s (SOE) first ED NIGHT on Nov. 14. Students connected with peers across programs at the undergraduate, master, and doctorate levels within SOE, as well as with education alumni and professional organizations. The...

Group of students with Linda Ruth Paskell showing their artwork.

Dec 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students’ Annual Community Service Art Exhibition Set for Dec. 5

Join students from the University Seminar “Artist in the Community” for the annual "The Art of the Syllabus" exhibition on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The exhibit, held at the Thrall Gallery in Spruance Fine Arts Center, showcases student artwork that was completed in conjunction with...

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Dec 2, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Partners with State, School District of Philadelphia on Innovative Teacher Recruitment Initiative

Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera announced on Nov. 20 a new pilot program, Aspiring to Educate (A2E), that aims to cultivate and diversify Philadelphia’s educator pool. The pilot, which is the first of its kind in the nation, is a partnership between the Pennsylvania...

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Nov 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Named a Most Affordable Online Behavior Analysis Program

Arcadia University has been named among the “48 Most Affordable Behavioral Analysis Degree Programs” by Intelligent.com. The student-focused comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Arcadia’s program was recognized for its curriculum...

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Nov 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Fights for Equitable Opportunities for All Students

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Professor of Education Years at Arcadia: 19 Courses: Princesses and Superheroes: How media shape children’s understanding of gender, sexuality, race, and disability; Intro to Inclusive Education; Disability Studies & Special Education Law...

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Nov 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Offers 3 Graduate Credits for AIM Institute Literacy Teacher Training Course

Arcadia University and the AIM Institute for Learning & Research are pleased to announce an agreement to offer three graduate credits to educators completing the AIM Pathways IDA-accredited Pathways to Proficient Reading course. The course offers comprehensive tools and support to teachers...

Linda Ruth Paskell with her team at Destiny Rescue in Thailand

Oct 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Rehabilitation, Art, and Hope: Paskell ’81, ’96MEd Volunteers with Survivors of Sexual Exploitation

By Caitlin Joyce ’20  An estimated 15 million adolescent girls have been sexually exploited worldwide, according to The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Organizations around the world, such as Destiny Rescue, help to retreive and protect children who are trapped in the global sex...

Dr. Bruce Campbell

Oct 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Johnston Fellow Dr. Campbell Produces Social Justice Album

Dust + Dignity Podcast: Music from the Series, a studio album executive produced by Associate Professor of Education Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., was released on Oct 11. The album is a collection of the music used in Dr. Campbell’s “Dust + Dignity Podcast,” which highlights individuals who promote...

Students at the PA SEED Leadership Training Institute

Sep 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Dean Inspires Young Adults to be Curious at Regional Leadership Institute

Dr. Kim Dean, chair of the School of Education, addressed students in the sixth through 12th grades selected to represent their schools as Chief Science Officers (CSO) during the Pennsylvania SEED Leadership Training Institute at Arcadia in August. The 60 CSOs explored STEM leadership...