2017 School of Education Newsletter
Join Cal Poly for a Free Day of Learning
On Friday, July 28, join the School of Education and thousands of teachers from throughout California for a FREE day of learning featuring a TED-style EdTalk presented by a local teacher and Edcamp discussions led by teachers, for teachers. Walk away with the latest classroom strategies and tools and connect to a lasting and powerful network of peers.
Agricultural Education Teacher Candidates Give Back to Schools
Agricultural education credential candidates are giving back to the K-12 schools that host their clinical practice by completing a physical project that improves the school.
Multiple Subject Program Improvements and Activities
Students, faculty and staff in the Multiple Subject Teacher Education Program (MSTEP) held mock interviews, hosted their own job fair and improved the program with help from their partners in the field.
Bilingual Educators Program Sponsors Speaker and Conference Travel.
The Spanish Authorization for Bilingual Educators Program (SABE) hosted a Newberry award-winning author and sent teacher candidates to a bilingual educators conference.
Cal Poly Team Attends Council for Exceptional Children Conference
A team of Cal Poly students, alumni and faculty traveled to the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Convention in Boston, Mass. CEC is an international professional organization committed to improving the lives and outcomes of individuals with disabilities.
Letter from the Director
Kevin Taylor outlines the accomplishments and future of the School of Education.
Bechtel Grant to Expand Practice-Based Training
Cal Poly’s School of Education and the Lucia Mar Unified School District have been awarded a $600,000 grant by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to expand practice-based training for K-8 teacher candidates in how to implement California’s math and science standards.
Early Assessment Program Sends Math Teachers to Summer Institute
The Early Assessment Program (EAP) will send a professor from Cal Poly’s Mathematics Department, two math administrators and three high school math teachers to a summer math institute in Sacramento.
Thank You to Our Generous Donors
Private support from alumni, parents, friends, private businesses and agencies help to provide exceptional Learn by Doing projects and opportunities for today’s students.