Karen Westberg, Ph.D. of our Special Education and Gifted Education department was recently featured on Wandering Educators, a blog and resource guide for educators who travel. She discussed the myriad ways a degree in Gifted, Creative and Talented Education can benefit teachers working abroad. Read more on the Wandering Educators website, or watch Karen's interview!
Take CIED 507: Comparative Foundations of Education abroad in China and South Korea!
This course is designed to explore and compare the different approaches to education in China, South Korea and the United States. Students will immerse themselves in the school environments to develop their own views on the opportunities and challenges of the educational systems, with the aim to enrich their own teaching activities and learning environments in the United States. Teacher Education undergraduate and graduate students can substitute the following courses with this course: EDUC210, TEGR510, CIED505.
This opportunity is open to all graduate and undergraduate students. Students at College of Education, Leadership and Counseling have first priority.
The Collaborative Urban Educator (CUE) Program is a public/private partnership between the University of St. Thomas and the state of Minnesota offering a graduate level teacher licensure program through a state grant. CUE is dedicated to bringing people from underrepresented populations, ethnic, cultural, linguistic and other unique urban backgrounds into specific high need license areas in the teaching profession. The program is contingent on continued state funding of this program. This is a licensure-only program at the graduate level. Upon completion of licensure coursework you may transfer to a Master’s program for further coursework at your expense.
Applications for this program are due April 15, 2015 and should be submitted to:
Jeanne Mortinson, CUE Program Director
University of St. Thomas
1000 LaSalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
To Be Considered for the CUE Program an applicant:
The College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling is now offering incoming masters students in Public Safety & Law Enforcement Leadership (PSLEL) in each cohort the opportunity to apply for a scholarship. The award, known as the Mikulay Scholarship, provides up to $5,000 in tuition annually. There will be one scholarship awarded for each masters’ cohort.
Learn more about how to apply for the scholarship: Mikulay/Misencik Scholarship for Public Safety and Law Enforcement Leaders