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College of Education offers 3-year special education degree program

February 15, 2018

The first accelerated special education degree program in Indiana is now being offered at Purdue University’s College of Education. The program is intended to help reverse a statewide shortage of special education teachers. The new Fast-Track degree program begins in fall semester 2018, offering students majoring in special education the opportunity to graduate with a degree in three years.

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Awards, Faculty, News

Eichinger named 150th Anniversary Professor 

January 26, 2018

The Office of the Provost has named David Eichinger, associate professor of curriculum and instruction as 150th Anniversary Professors to recognize their achievements in teaching at Purdue. Ten faculty will be named as inaugural 150th Anniversary Professors to coincide with the upcoming 150th anniversary of Purdue. Faculty who achieve this new designation also will receive […]

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Events, News

State education superintendent to kick off Purdue STEM conference

January 10, 2018

The state’s top education official will attend this year’s Indiana STEM Education Conference at Purdue University. Superintendent Jennifer McCormick will be joined by Purdue President Mitch Daniels in delivering welcoming remarks to attendees, kicking off the daylong event on campus. The conference began at Purdue in 2016. McCormick has been a recognized innovator and leader […]

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Online graduate education programs in top 10% nationally

January 9, 2018

The College of Education online graduate education programs received distinction from U.S. News & World Report rankings on Tuesday, Jan. 9 in their 2018 Best Online Programs Rankings. The report listed the College of Education programs as 21st nationally among the 219 colleges and universities listed. The ranking is a jump from the college’s number […]

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We’re #2 in the country!

January 8, 2018

On their list of the top ten best colleges for education majors, College Magazine ranks our programs second in the U.S. We are thrilled to be second on this list of distinguished colleges of education from across the country.

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Awards, Faculty, News

Purdue online educators win awards from top association

December 8, 2017

Three Purdue online education efforts captured major awards Nov. 16 from the Online Learning Consortium, calling national attention to Purdue’s contributions. The awards were given during the OLC Accelerate conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The award winners were: Jennifer Richardson, professor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education. Richardson shared the 2017 […]

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Alumni, Awards, News

2017 Distinguished Alumni honored

October 31, 2017

The College of Education will honored five distinguished alumni during its 2017 Distinguished Education Alumni Awards event on Friday (Oct. 27). The Distinguished Education Alumni Awards are presented to recognize notable professional achievements of college alumni. The honorees are selected by the college leadership and are recognized biennially. This year John Campbell, Patricia Albjerg Graham, […]

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Events, Faculty, News

Purdue to host first STEM education event of its kind on campus

October 11, 2017

Purdue will serve as the site for the first STEM education summit of its kind in the nation. The National STEM Education Research and Practice Summit is slated for Oct. 16-17 in Stewart Center and is expected to draw education representatives from across the U.S. and around the world. The STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]

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Faculty, News

Phil VanFossen appointed to faculty athletic representative position

October 6, 2017

President Mitch Daniels has appointed Phillip VanFossen, Purdue’s James F. Ackerman Distinguished Professor of Social Studies Education, as the newest faculty athletic representative. “Purdue and the Big Ten hold student-athletes to high standards, and we rely on the faculty athletic representatives to help meet and maintain those standards,” Daniels says. “I am delighted that Phil […]

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Faculty, News, Research

Stepping Up Technology Implementation grant awarded

October 2, 2017

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Special Education Dr. Ben Mason. In collaboration with a colleague at the University of Kansas, Ben was awarded a $2.4 million Stepping Up Technology Implementation grant from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will fund the scale-up of I-Connect, a technology-enabled, […]

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