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2024

  • April

    • School of Education Well Represented at AERA 2024

      April 19, 2024

      Drexel’s School of Education made waves at the 2024 AERA annual meeting in Philadelphia with 75 faculty and students presenting 51 innovative research projects. With a theme focused on "Dismantling Racial Injustice and Constructing Educational Possibilities," the event featured keynote speakers like Kimberlé W. Crenshaw and Gloria J. Ladson-Billings. The School of Education also hosted engaging events before the conference, showcasing its commitment to advancing education and fostering racial equity.

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    • From Student to Teacher: Growth through Drexel’s School of Education

      April 16, 2024

      Grace Kirby, a Drexel School of Education student, embarked on a transformative journey at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia. Through hands-on co-op experiences and mentorship, she honed her teaching skills and built lasting relationships with her students. Discover Grace's inspiring path from student to teacher and how Drexel’s unique programs prepared her for a rewarding career in education.

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    • Making the Most of Student Teaching: in the Classroom and Beyond

      April 09, 2024

      Discover how three Drexel seniors, Savannah Gurule ’24, Michaela Youngblood ’24, and Raen Johnston ’24, exemplified the university's ethos of ambition and innovation as student teachers at Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy at Beeber Middle School. Through their dedication and initiative, they not only met their student teaching requirements but also created impactful mini-courses, like a fiber arts program and a LEGO® robotics team, showcasing the transformative power of experiential learning and community engagement in shaping future educators.

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    • A Look into the Drexel Education Experience

      April 09, 2024

      As a dedicated student in Drexel's education program, Gabriella Breen discovered unparalleled value in its intimate and impactful environment. Through personalized interactions and mentorship from committed professors, she has gained practical insights and honed her skills, preparing her for success in the education field. This program's emphasis on hard work, dedication, and real-world experiences has not only opened doors to funded co-op opportunities but has also provided transformative learning experiences that surpass traditional academic study, making it one of the most rewarding decisions in her educational journey. 

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    • Faculty Highlights: Recent Awards and Grants

      April 09, 2024

      Faculty members were awarded sponsored research grants and major gifts, honors and recognition.

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    • Breaking the Mold: From Doubt to Victory in Applied Behavior Analysis

      April 04, 2024

      A first-generation college student from a single-parent household, the author initially doubted their ability to pursue higher education but found empowerment through acceptance into Drexel's masters of applied behavior Analysis program. Choosing a concentration in autism spectrum disorder, they received specialized training alongside essential coursework, culminating in a transformative capstone project guided by supportive professors, ultimately preparing them for success as a board certified behavior analyst.

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    • A Nation Transforming Through STEM Education

      A Nation Transforming Through STEM Education

      April 03, 2024

      Michael Kozak, an assistant clinical professor at Drexel's School of Education, spearheads an innovative program in Egypt, collaborating with five American universities to revolutionize STEM education. Through project-based learning, transdisciplinary approaches, and leadership training, they're reshaping traditional teaching methods, empowering both students and educators while fostering confidence and competitiveness on a global scale.
      Michael Kozak, an assistant clinical professor at Drexel's School of Education, spearheads an innovative program in Egypt, collaborating with five American universities to revolutionize STEM education. Through project-based learning, transdisciplinary approaches, and leadership training, they're reshaping traditional teaching methods, empowering both students and educators while fostering confidence and competitiveness on a global scale.

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  • March

    • Jen Katz-Buonincontro PhD Professor School of Education

      Faculty Spotlight: Jen Katz-Buonincontro, PhD

      March 26, 2024

      In our Faculty Spotlight, we recognize Jen Katz-Buonincontro, PhD, professor in the School of Education, who received an award recently from the American Educational Leadership Association and will serve as a visiting scholar to Princeton's Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education in 2024-2025.

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    • Teacher Stipends in PA

      Newly Approved Student Teaching Stipends Provide Much Needed Support for Education Students

      March 20, 2024

      Thanks to newly approved funding, students teachers across Pennsylvania will be paid for their full-time student teaching experiences.

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    • Ronald Spotts MS in ABA Drexel University School of Education

      The Transformative Power of Possibilities

      March 11, 2024

      The transition from active duty to civilian life can be challenging for many veterans, and for some, education becomes an anchor in that transition. Drexel is well known as a top choice for military-connected students, and for Ronald Spotts, BS psychology ’21, MS applied behavioral analysis ’22, Drexel didn’t just provide tools for a life transition. It was central to his life’s transformation. His Drexel degrees, and discovering new intellectual and professional passions, provided him with a renewed sense of self and purpose.

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