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Teacher candidates Gain Insights and Experience Through NYC program

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of Syracuse University Magazine Last September, at Community Roots Charter School in Brooklyn, Nancy Ivanovic ’17 got to know a lively group of fifth-graders who helped her on her path to becoming a teacher. For weeks Ivanovic was a student teacher in their classroom, which was co-taught...
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Refugee high school students will participate in “We Are Syracuse” event at School of Education

The third annual “We Are Syracuse” event will be hosted on Wednesday, March 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m in the Sharon Jacquet Education Commons, Huntington Hall, on the Syracuse University Campus. Refugee students from Nottingham High School will come to share their stories at this gallery-style event that’s dedicated to celebrating their cultures and...
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SUPAC Conference on Transition Planning for Life after High School for Students with Disabilities

The Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center (SUPAC), the Mid-State Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC) and Onondaga Community College (OCC) will host a free conference, “Finding Your Way! Understanding Transition Planning In and After High School.” The event, scheduled for Monday, March 13, on the OCC campus in Syracuse, is an exciting opportunity for families, professionals...
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University to host “Redefining Inclusion” events in San Francisco, Los Angeles

Syracuse University’s Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education will be on the road next week, bringing their message of lifelong inclusion to San Francisco and Los Angeles on January 25 and 26 respectively, to kick off a series of events called “Redefining Inclusion.” Colleges and Universities across the United States are placing more emphasis on disability...
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School of Education, Athletics, Driver’s Village Support Otto’s Reading Kickoff for Local Schools

 Otto, the Syracuse mascot, doesn’t speak, so it may be difficult to assess how well Otto can read. But Otto clearly recognizes the value of reading, and a December 2016 visit to Ed Smith Elementary School in Syracuse thrilled the third- and fourth-graders who had scored the highest participation rate in Otto’s Fall Reading...
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Literacy Pioneer Ruth Colvin Turns 100

For almost as long as she’s been an advocate for adult literacy, Ruth J. Colvin’s work has involved the School of Education. So the School of Education and the University joyfully joined the recent communitywide celebration of Colvin’s 100th birthday. Chancellor Kent Syverud presented Colvin with the University’s William Pearson Tolley Medal for Distinguished Leadership in...
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Innovative Science Conference Offers ‘Live’ Research Lessons on New State Standards

More than 300 educators from across Central New York are converging on Roxboro Road Middle School in Mattydale today for a science conference that offers four “live” research lessons in which students and teachers can engage in practices aligned with the new state science standards. The event marks a unique collaboration between the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison Board...
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Liberty Partnership Program at the Southside Communication Center: Life Skills Taught at End of School Day

The Southside Communication Center is much more than a safe place for middle school and high school students to gather after the school day ends. The center, opened in January 2011 through a partnership with the Southside Community Coalition, Syracuse University’s South Side Initiative Office and Home HeadQuarters, offers computer access, tutoring support, mentoring and...
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School of Education and Say Yes to Education offer free SAT Prep workshops

The partnership between the School of Education and Say Yes to Education Syracuse continues with the start of a new year of SAT Prep classes for Syracuse City School District high school students. Three innovative sessions will run on Saturdays in October, February, and April for an expected 200 students, focusing on character building, confidence...
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University, SubCat Studios, High Schools Partner on Inclusive Music Recording Studio

This month, area high school students will have the opportunity to record professional-quality tracks with nationally-known recording artists Sophistafunk. The free, two-week summer camp, hosted at SubCat Studios in downtown Syracuse’s Armory Square, brings youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) such as Down Syndrome and autism spectrum disorder together with music education graduate students to collaboratively operate a recording...
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