Megan Chapman figures she will be graduating next year with a bonus. Not only will she be leaving Anderson University with a hard-earned degree in education, she believes that when, as a teacher, she enters an elementary classroom she will be equipped to educate students from multiple environments and with a wide range of learning needs.
School of Education News
Anderson University has received the designation “College of Distinction” in the newly-released 2008-2009 edition of Colleges of Distinction. Unlike traditional numeric-based college guidebooks, this book recognizes and appeals to students’ unique interests, realizing what may be “the best” college for one student, may be vastly different than the best for another.
Anderson University will host a visit for continuing accreditation October 4-8, 2008. Teacher Education Programs across the nation that are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and are required to host an on-site review every five to seven years. The visit will also bring representatives form the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) on campus as both groups review the teacher preparation programs for continuing accreditation.
Five Anderson University School of Education Juniors spent 10 days this summer teaching in Kodiak, Alaska. The students were participants in a program sponsored by AU School of Education, the Tri-S Office, and alum Marilyn Davidson, Director of Curriculum and Instruction in the Kodiak School system.