Adolescence Education News
This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Inclusive Education and History major Cole Lachance-Tofany. He was nominated by Kerrie Mullen in the Office of Freshman Admissions.
By this time next year, it’s possible that senior education major Caitlin Antaya will be teaching English in Turkey. That is, if she gets word from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program that she has been chosen to receive a grant to fund her experience.
Five members from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Department of Undergraduate Inclusive Education and Graduate Department presented at the TASH Annual Conference in Washington, D. C., from December 3-5, 2014.
Dr. Linda Schlosser, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, coauthored an article, “Playing to Learn: How After-School Clubs Influence Teachers’ Beliefs about Instruction,” which will appear this month in Sage Open.
On Saturday, October 4, seniors Nicole Barry and Michael LaFave had the opportunity to represent St. John Fisher College as panel participants at TutorCon ’14.
St. John Fisher College received a grant on October 2 from the First Niagara Foundation that will help fund the continuation of a mentoring initiative started in 2012 between the College and the World of Inquiry School No. 58.
The annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) was held at St. John Fisher College from June 30 – July 3, attracting 165 AP teachers from schools across New York State, outlying states, and even some from as far away as Turkey.
Dr. Whitney Rapp, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, has recently published a book that is a resource for inclusive education teachers and teacher candidates.