Department of Teacher Education and Certification

Grants enable continued expansion of childcare center at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 29, 2024

The Child Development Center at Missouri S&T has continued to grow since opening in January 2022. In its second year of operation, the center was able to hire a new teacher and take on 10 more students with the help of grant funding.

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Planning for the future

Posted by on November 27, 2023

Brooke Tharp plans to become an elementary school teacher in the Rolla area. She is originally from Rolla, Missouri, and hopes to stay locally and make a difference with young students. “I love the STEM focus here at S&T, which will give my students an advantage in the future,” says Tharp, a senior in education. […]

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Faculty profile: Katherine Sharp

Posted by on July 25, 2023

Dr. Katherine (Katie) Sharp, assistant professor of education and biological sciences, grew up in Ohio where her lifelong passion for horses sparked her interest in life sciences. She initially attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, to study equine science, but her genetics and cell biology courses sparked a new interest. Sharp became increasingly fascinated in […]

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S&T faculty earn statewide awards from MACTE

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Two teachers from Missouri S&T have recently earned Educator of Excellence awards from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE).

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Learning through teaching

Posted by on March 14, 2022

In 2021, student teacher Sarah Darknell was cutting her teeth in the classroom in Newburg, Missouri, learning how to gain and keep student attention while presenting lessons in biology to high schoolers. Little did she know that only months later she would be taking the reins as a teacher in the classroom before she has even completed her Missouri S&T degree.

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Missouri S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching, experiential learning

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 9 on campus. Honorees include:

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Missouri S&T child care center open house is Dec. 14

Posted by on December 6, 2021

The local community is invited to attend an open house for Missouri S&T’s new Child Development Center this December. The new center will offer child care year-round, starting in January 2022

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S&T helps local teachers integrate hands-on science into classrooms

Posted by on December 1, 2021

Local high school teachers and 4-H leaders may see the area’s streams, lakes, caves and springs differently after undergoing training with geoscientists at Missouri S&T.

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