|International Training Program in Pedagogy [website]
Through partnerships with Northwest Normal University and Shenyang Aerospace University in China, the Department of Education, Health, and Human Behavior hosted 24 visiting scholars since fall 2012 in the International Training Program in Pedagogy. The program enhances internationalization efforts at SIUE to help students compete globally, provide an opportunity for faculty to form international relationships, and allow the visiting scholars to fully experience the rich American higher education culture at SIUE.
|Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Program (STEM) [website]
In August of 2014, SIUE received a $1 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scholarships for aspiring middle- and high-school math teachers. Each year, this program will offer eight, $11,500 scholarships to qualified junior and senior students seeking teaching certification in the mathematics field, and four $2,500 internships for 200 hours of in-service training for qualified freshmen and sophomores. This grant will continue until 2019.
The Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Math Grant is in addition to the existing $1.2 million grant also funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scholarships for aspiring middle- and high-school teachers in the science field. Each year, this program will offer 12. $11,500 scholarships to qualified junior and senior students seeking teaching certification in the science field, and 10, $2,500 summer internships for 200 hours of in-service training for qualified freshmen and sophomores. This grant will continue until 2018.
If you are interested in applying for scholarship funding, we accept applications in the spring and fall of each academic year. If you are interested in applying for internship funding, we accept applications in the spring of each year. Please check in at stemideas.org for more information.
|Diversity Initiatives [website]
The Diversity Committee actively promotes diversity within the School of Education, Health, and Human Behavior by providing workshops and resources to help guide the School’s work in recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. The Diversity Committee works in coordination with the University Diversity Council.
|Learning for Democracy Journal [website]
Learning for Democracy: An International Journal of Thought and Practice, Caroline R. Pryor, Editor is housed in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Health and Human Behavior. Formerly published by Dr. Joanna Swann and colleagues at the University of Brighton, UK, the journal welcomes articles, dialogues, notes, book reviews and further comments thereon, in keeping with editorial policy, as set out in the founding Editor’s remarks.
|NEH Project — Abraham Lincoln & the Forging of Modern America [website]
During the summer, we host 50 teachers in each of two, one-week workshops in which we will explore Abraham Lincoln’s life in Springfield, Illinois, and the political and historical challenges he faced as President. Join us as we hear from outstanding Lincoln scholars drawn from universities in the St. Louis area. Following a day of welcome, lectures, and discussions, we will travel together for an overnight stay in Springfield, Illinois, described by Lincoln as his only real home.
|Teaching with Primary Sources [website]
The SIUE Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program works with area K-12 schools and educational organizations by offering a professional development program to assist teachers in using the Library of Congress’ rich reservoir of digitized primary source materials.
|Vitae Scholasticae: The Journal of Educational Biography [website]
Vitae Scholasticae: The Journal of Educational Biography is published by the International Society for Educational Biography (ISEB)and housed in SIUE’s Department of Educational Leadership in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior. This peer-reviewed journal welcomes manuscripts that deal with the lives of educators or people whose lives are educative. Book reviews are also welcome. The editor is Linda Morice.