Winter 2014 Newsletter
School of Education Graduate Now Teaching for San Luis Coastal
Choosing to be a teacher can lead to unexpected events, and Brianne Finn’s (Multiple Subject Credential, 2013) journey to her successful first year of teaching in San Luis Coastal Unified School District (SLCUSD) was no exception.
Agricultural Education Candidates Learn by Teaching
In a unique Learn by Doing experience, agricultural education teacher candidates are gaining confidence in the classroom before their official student teaching begins.
The New Multiple Subject Teacher Preparation Program (MSTEP)
The new Multiple Subject Teacher Preparation Program (MSTEP) allows teacher candidates to spend more time doing field-based learning in elementary classrooms.
Challenge Day Helps Teachers Integrate Technology and Common Core Standards
“You have to be prepared to rock the boat. If you aren’t, you aren’t innovating enough.” This was the message from keynote speaker Holly Clark (@HollyEdTechDiva) to more than 100 participants at the Central Coast Teacher Technology Challenge Day held at the School of Education in February.
University Supervisors Help Candidates Hit the Ground Running
Supervisors are a resource for candidates throughout their student teaching experience, observing them in the classroom and providing constructive feedback.
Research Team Helps County Schools Implement New Laws
Elizabeth Meyer, an education professor, has partnered with the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education to help local schools implement three new California laws focused on increasing diversity, safety and inclusion.
Adjunct Faculty Play Pivotal Role in Cal Poly’s Special Education Program
In describing the impact and importance of both Megan Best and Billy Hanna to the Cal Poly Special Education Program, Coordinator Mike Ruef described Best and Hanna as “successful and positive role models who have drawn countless prospective students to our program. They have a passion and an energy that is contagious. They are living examples of what we want our candidates to become.”
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