SEA/KDP Faculty Advisor Spotlight in GSU View

See the GSU View spotlight on Dr. Marlon Cummings, faculty advisor for Governor State University’s Student Education Association and Kappa Delta Pi honor society.  Congratulations, Dr. Cummings, on your achievements!500_img-97062

Read Across America and Literacy Alive!

Join us! Read to children in shelters and centers during the month of March for NEA’s Read Across America and KDP’s Literacy Alive!

  

 

Project Learning Tree Training Workshop to be February 19, 2018

Screen Shot 2018-01-29 at 11.57.39 AMA Project Learning Tree (PLT) training workshop will be held at Governors State University on February 19, 2018 from 8:30am-12:00pm in the Literacy Zone. This is hosted by the Student Education Association and Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.  Project Learning Tree is the environmental education program of the American Forest Foundation and is sponsored in Illinois by the Environmental Education Association of Illinois. Elementary & Early Childhood Educators & Teacher Candidates (undergraduate and graduate students) are invited to attend this hands-on workshop investigating environmental topics through indoor and outdoor activities. Educators will learn to integrate environmental education, literature, math and social sciences into an existing curriculum with nature as the medium.

Dr. Colleen Sexton (Associate Provost) is the trainer for this workshop. She was a National PLT Educator and an Ohio PLT Educator. The cost for this workshop is $22 per person, which includes materials, an activity guide, resources, training, certification, and a snack. Seats are limited and will be first filled by members of the Student Education Association and Kappa Delta Pi. To RSVP for this workshop, please contact Dr. Colleen Sexton (csexton@govst.edu) or Michelle Westergaard (mwestergaard@student.govst.edu).

PROJECT LEARNING TREE Educator Workshop & Certification

Screen Shot 2018-01-29 at 11.57.39 AMElementary & Early Childhood Educators & Teacher Candidates (undergraduate and graduate students) are invited to attend this hands-on workshop investigating environmental topics through indoor and outdoor activities. Educators will learn to integrate environmental education, literature, math and social science into your existing curriculum with nature as your medium.

Dr. Colleen Sexton (Associate Provost) is the trainer for this workshop. She was a National PLT Educator and an Ohio PLT Educator.

Workshop includes Pre-K through 8 activity guide, snack, resources, & PLT certification.

Cost: $22 – includes materials (to keep), training, & certification

Space is very limited. Seats are first filled by SEA & KDP members.

RSVP by Monday, February 5th with funds due at this time in cash; put in an envelope with your name on it.

(RSVPs beyond this date will not be accepted due to ordering materials.)

For info or to RSVP: Dr. Colleen Sexton, csexton@govst.edu or Michelle Westergaard, mwestergaard@student.govst.edu

For more information about PLT training: https://www.plt.org/network/illinois/

Project Learning Tree® is the environmental education program of the American Forest Foundation and is sponsored in Illinois by the Environmental Education Association of Illinois.

SEA Career Workshop: January 25, 2018

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The Student Education Association (SEA) and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society (KDP) at Governor’s State University will be hosting a career and resume workshop on Thursday, January 25 from 4-6pm in the E-lounge. SEA’s current president, Stephanie Henning, will be acting as host for the event. The workshop will be a joint effort between the SEA, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, Psi Chi Psychology National Honor Society, and the Psychology club at GSU. All students from across the university, including individuals within the Division of Education, Division of Social Work, and Division of Psychology and Counseling are encouraged to attend.

Presenters include school administrators, psychologists, graduate school representatives, and student graduates in the field of psychology and education. They will provide useful information on resume formatting, content, and cover letters. They will also provide resume and interview tips, as well as advice on when to apply for positions and how to stand out from other applicants.

Additionally, information and guidance on applying to graduate school will be provided.  Student attendees will be encouraged to ask questions. The second part of this event will include small group consultations and work sessions. In the work sessions, students will be able to receive individualized help with their resumes from experienced faculty and staff. Any student who wishes to receive advice on improvements should bring their resume to the event.

Teacher Success Panel

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:00-6:00 PM

E-Lounge

Are you nervous about student teaching and edTPA? Do you have questions about being a teacher?

Join SEA for an informative panel!

  • Hear from first-year teachers, recent student teachers/ GSU graduates, edTPA experts, veteran teachers, and NEA retired teachers
  • Topics covered: edTPA, student teaching, first year of teaching
  • Q&A- ask questions and get expert advice!
  • RSVP for dinner was required by September 21st 
  • RSVP still open for seats (space limited; first come, first served): Stephanie Henning, shenning@student.govst.edu

This event is sponsored in part by an NEA grant awarded to SEA, written and organized by Stephanie Henning, Jessica Dunahoo, and Dr. Katy Hisrich.

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