Listing of the latest news from the School of Education
St. Louis, Mo. – The Policy Research in Missouri Education (PRiME) Center at Saint Louis University issued its first Missouri Statewide Student Growth report today (Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021), highlighting the top schools for student growth across Missouri.
Saint Louis University’s School of Education is excited to announce the rollout of its newly redesigned undergraduate teacher education curriculum, which will be implemented in fall 2022. SLU’s Bachelor of Arts in Education program is grounded in Jesuit and Catholic values and includes such hallmarks as a focus on equity guided by inquiry for the purpose of advocacy.
The Grow Your Own Teacher (GYOT) program is a new initiative designed to build a diverse and talented local teacher pipeline by investing in local students who want to be educators in our community. The program encourages these students by connecting them to an education at Saint Louis University’s School of Education (SOE).
In late August, the School of Education celebrated the opening of the fall 2021 semester with faculty and staff gathering at the White House Jesuit Retreat Center.
The educational leadership program at Saint Louis University is fortunate to have several attorneys with knowledge about legal issues in education who serve as instructors for their school law courses.
In the United States, low-income and minority students are completing college at low rates compared to higher-income and majority peers — a detriment to reducing economic inequality. Double-dose algebra could be a solution, according to a new study.
Saint Louis University’s School of Education was pleased to honor the graduating class of 2021 at an in-person precommencement ceremony on May 18.
During the May 2021 School of Education pre-commencement ceremony, six students were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the School.
Saint Louis University’s School of Education is pleased to announce that Kelly Ivy is joining the Master of Arts in Teaching program as a visiting faculty member this fall.
Saint Louis University’s School of Education will welcome Christa Jackson, Ph.D., to the teacher education faculty in August 2021.
Caruso will join the educational leadership program as an associate professor.
Jonathan M. Turk, Ph.D. will join Saint Louis University’s School of Education as an assistant professor in the higher education administration program in August 2021.
As educators wrestle with urgent questions surrounding the impact of COVID-19 on their students’ educational progress and well-being, state and local leaders will join SLU experts to look ahead to next year’s challenges.
In 2014, a group of professors from the School of Education at Saint Louis University was contacted by Archbishop Carlson of Saint Louis to discuss the possibilities of supporting Belize’s educational system, which was highly underrepresented in early childhood education and special education.
Saint Louis University’s School of Education is pleased to announce that Karen I. Hall, Ed.D. will join the educational leadership program as an assistant professor this fall.
- Catholic School Leadership Alumnus, Eric Clark, Ed.D., Featured by Jesuits of the Central/Southern Province
Catholic educators in St. Louis are familiar with the outstanding education provided by Loyola Academy. Recently, Jesuits of the Central and Southern Province spotlighted the efforts of Saint Louis University’s School of Education alumnus, Eric Clark, Ed.D., President of Loyola Academy in St. Louis.
Saint Louis University students interested in graduate school are encouraged to apply for one of 10 full-tuition scholarships funded through a new partnership between SLU and St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS). Students must apply by March 1 to be considered.
Families seeking an evaluation to determine whether their child has a medical diagnosis of autism now have another option in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area: The Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services in the School of Education at Saint Louis University.
Jaime Welborn, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational leadership in the School of Education, brings expertise to the topic of cultural proficiency through her research and practice.
The School of Education's doctoral educational leadership program had record enrollment numbers in the fall of 2020.
- SLU to Partner with St. Patrick’s Catholic School for First Billiken Teacher Corps Cohort in Illinois
Since 2015, the Billiken Teacher Corps (BTC) at Saint Louis University has placed new teachers in some of St. Louis’ hardest to staff Catholic schools. Beginning in 2021, the program will send teachers to St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Springfield, Illinois.
In fall 2020, SLU's School of Education is serving more than 40 students who are working full-time in local schools while pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) with alternative certification.
Learn why students chose Saint Louis University's Ph.D. in Education Policy and Equity program.
Since the beginning of August, Saint Louis University’s School of Education has had the opportunity to work with Confluence Preparatory Academy (CPA) to build a program to tutor incoming first-year high school students in math.
Every year, the Saint Louis University School of Education is pleased to recognize outstanding graduate and undergraduate students through numerous student awards.
Molly A. Schaller, Ph.D., has recently been appointed to the position of Associate Dean of the School of Education.
A new Saint Louis University/YouGov Poll finds Missouri voters with school-age children were more likely to state they had been impacted by the pandemic, with 58% of voters with children stating they have implemented some sort of home learning.
Whether by assisting middle school math teachers, teaching students to use technology in a new way, helping design a virtual tutoring program, or sharing their career aspirations, SLU students are impacting schools and organizations locally and across the state.
A new Saint Louis University/YouGov Poll finds 51% of likely Missouri voters disapprove of how President Donald Trump has handled the COVID-19 pandemic
The School of Education at Saint Louis University has recently partnered with Access Academies to help provide summer tutors for their Summer Bridge Program, which aims to support current 8th grade graduates from local schools.
On July 13, Saint Louis University will release the first in a series of survey results focused on issues Missourians will face at the ballot box and in their daily lives.
- Saint Louis University and Access Academies Partner to Propel At-Risk Youth to Academic, Career Success
By integrating Access’ successful graduate support programs into the SLU School of Education, the partnership aims to better serve Academy students across St. Louis.
The School of Education is pleased to name Alice F. Roach, Ed.D. the recipient of this year’s Alumni Merit Award.
Gary Ritter, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education, was interviewed in March on St. Louis on the Air on NPR, a radio show dedicated to bringing listeners the stories of St. Louis and exploring the challenges confronting the region.
The Kashi School Project, an initiative of the Kashi Initiative for Global Citizenship and Education, was created in Summer 2019 to deliver high-quality educational services to underprivileged children living on the outskirts of Varanasi, India.
In early March, three faculty members from the School of Education had the opportunity to travel to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, to experience the culture, visit the schools there, and propose ideas for supporting the community.
In November, five Saint Louis University School of Education students attended the Annual Conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in Nashville, TN, along with SLU early childhood and early childhood special education faculty.
Donna Jahnke, Ph.D., retired superintendent of Ladue School District, has returned to the classroom—this time teaching students at Saint Louis University's School of Education.
Retha Meier, Ph.D. has been teaching at Saint Louis University for over 25 years and her research is more relevant than ever.