College of Education

preschool students during a classroom lesson.
Trustees approve funding for studies related to new early childhood center
Type: News Story
College of Education Dean Gregory Anderson calls the planned center “an anchor for change in the heart of the community.”
October 11, 2017
Mark Ovington, 5, sitting in his adaptive chair made of cardboard
Project creates cardboard adaptations for kids with disabilities
Type: News Story
The cardboard adaptations are affordable for families and ensure the children can participate and thrive at home and elsewhere.
September 25, 2017
Pittsburgh skyline at sunset
From Philly to Pittsburgh to PA Principal of the Year
Type: News Story
Todd Price didn’t know he wanted to pursue education until he came to Temple. Now, he’s Pennsylvania’s Principal of the Year.
September 18, 2017
Amelia Schunder holding up a sign that says Next Stop: Lyon, France
Next Stop: Teaching English in Lyon, France
Type: News Story
Amelia Schunder fell in love with teaching English as a second language during her time at Temple. After graduation, she’ll take her talents abroad.
May 10, 2017
Musu Davis holding and eyeing the cherry graduation gown
Decades apart, two Owls share aspirations—and a gown
Type: News Story
The regalia worn by alumna Kathleen Kies more at Commencement more than 40 years ago will be worn by another Owl Thursday.
May 10, 2017
A cap bejeweled with a Temple “T.”
Highest education
Type: News Story
Four Temple alumni have each earned five degrees from the university, the most of 317,000 alumni worldwide.
May 4, 2017
A female Temple student interacting with high school students in a classroom.
Temple partners in $29 million GEAR UP grant for college readiness
Type: News Story
Temple’s participation in GEAR UP with the School District of Philadelphia aligns with many efforts to promote access to higher education.
March 1, 2017
Hands typing on a cell phone.
Research uses texting to continue pre-K lessons at home
Type: News Story
Temple’s College of Education is working on a project that sends lessons home for students in the form of text messages.
February 8, 2017
A crowd of students walking  on Polett Walk towards the Bell Tower.
Professor to lead $4M grant to help at-risk college students
Type: News Story
The U.S. Department of Education grant will support seniors facing financial burdens so they can complete their degrees.
February 6, 2017
Philadelphia City Hall from North Broad Street.
Mayor appoints education professor to School Reform Commission
Type: News Story
Associate Professor Christopher McGinley worked as a teacher and principal in Philadelphia public schools and as a superintendent in the suburbs.
January 30, 2017
two firefighters teaching a female student how to perform CPR.
Local students get a head start on selecting high schools
Type: News Story
Seventh graders from local middle schools learned about the benefits of career and technical education at an event on Temple’s Main Campus.
November 23, 2016
Sara Goldrick-Rab standing in a computer lab.
Federal grant helps new faculty member study college retention
Type: News Story
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor in the College of Education, received funding to examine whether low-cost ‘nudges’ help students complete their financial aid requirements.
September 19, 2016
Dan Campbell performing on stage while wearing a Temple t-shirt.
Alumnus rocks the stage
Type: News Story
Dan Campbell, EDU ’11, frontman of the band The Wonder Years, shaped his perspective at Temple.
September 28, 2016
Dan Baker in the stands of Citizens Bank Park.
Pitch perfect
Type: News Story
Temple alumnus Dan Baker fulfilled a childhood dream when becoming the Phillies public address announcer in 1972.
July 22, 2016
A colorfully painted DNC donkey representing Tennessee.
Temple artists design donkeys
Type: News Story
As delegates flock to Philadelphia for the 2016 DNC, they’ll be greeted by a drove of Temple Made donkeys.
July 20, 2016
Mayor Michael Nutter reads a children’s book in a Philadelphia classroom.
Temple’s Jumpstart program hosts citywide reading event
Type: News Story
Temple volunteers and Mayor Michael Nutter participated in the record-breaking Read for the Record literacy event in Philadelphia.
October 27, 2015
Teacher reads to a student.
Helping teachers understand the science of learning
Type: News Story
Cognitive science research is applied to teaching and learning through a new initiative.
October 20, 2015
College of Education awarded nearly $1 million
Type: News Story
The William Penn Foundation awarded nearly $1 million to the College of Education for two new research projects, one being the first of its kind.
July 30, 2015
Temple grad’s artwork featured in national Parkinson’s calendar
Type: News Story
John Creveling, EDU '93, is one of 13 artists whose work was selected to appear in the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s 2015 Creativity and Parkinson’s Calendar.
July 9, 2015
Next Stop: Teach for America, Chicago
Type: News Story
After graduation, Arthur Dennis will follow his passion to improve opportunities for urban youth by joining Teach for America and teaching English in a Chicago high school.
May 6, 2015
Celebrating 10 years of steering children toward success
Type: News Story
For the last 10 years, Jumpstart at Temple University, part of a national early education program for children who live in low-income communities, has helped children develop the literacy and social skills they need to enter kindergarten.
May 7, 2015
Temple a top contributor to Teach For America
Type: News Story
Temple consistently ranks among the top 25 colleges that contribute teachers to join Teach For America’s fight against education inequity.
January 22, 2015
Temple explores innovative ways to help students succeed
Type: News Story
Temple University was one of only seven universities nationwide to receive a prestigious Transformational Planning Grant, a one-year, funded project designed to make a quality higher education more accessible.
December 18, 2014
Temple hosts city’s inaugural Roadmap for Growth forum
Type: News Story
Leaders from the business, political and education worlds gathered at Temple University for the first major event in the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Roadmap for Growth campaign.
December 2, 2014
Temple Made: MaryKate Higgins
Type: News Story
Early childhood education major MaryKate Higgins came to Temple from a small town in Pennsylvania, hungry for new experiences and a chance to make a difference. She got that and more from Temple's College of Education. Tag along as she teaches kindergarten at nearby Duckrey Elementary.
May 15, 2014

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