Tag: Teacher education and certification

S&T names director of new Kummer Center for STEM Education

Posted by on July 21, 2021

Courtney Jones, a former high school principal in Arkansas and most recently an educator in Jefferson City, Missouri, has been appointed as the founding director of the Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T student nominated to education advisory board

Posted by on July 14, 2021

Missouri S&T student Thuraia Ibrahim has been appointed to the Missouri Advisory Board for Educator Preparation (MABEP) as a student advisor. Ibrahim is a junior in biological sciences with an emphasis in secondary education from Rolla, Missouri.

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Missouri S&T to offer new STEM-focused degrees in water sustainability, teacher education

Posted by on February 4, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to address growing demands for careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through two new degree programs – one at the undergraduate level for teachers and one at the graduate level for scientists and engineers.

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Missouri S&T to prepare middle school teachers to fill teacher shortages

Posted by on June 5, 2020

ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri S&T will offer teacher certification in middle school math, science, English language arts and social studies this fall after earning approval for the subjects this spring.  “There’s a growing need for middle school teachers,” says Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, Missouri S&T’s chair of teacher education and certification. 

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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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S&T teacher education student and local elementary teacher selected for Space Symposium

Posted by on April 12, 2018

The Space Foundation chose a Missouri S&T student and her mentor teacher at Rolla Middle School to attend the 34th Space Symposium this month. They will serve as teacher liaisons at the symposium April 16-19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Kelly Carter named interim chair of new department of teacher education and certification

Posted by on December 19, 2017

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Kelly Carter has been named interim chair of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s newly created department of teacher education and certification. Her appointment becomes effective Jan. 1.

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