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Newton selected with highest teaching honor

March 30, 2020

Jill Newton, associate professor of mathematics education, has been selected as a 2020 Purdue University Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award winner (in memory of Charles B. Murphy). This is Purdue’s highest honor awarded for undergraduate teaching. Jill joins a select group of 12 esteemed colleagues from our college and 223 others from across campus to receive this […]

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News, Rankings

Graduate Programs in Top 13%

March 17, 2020

We are proud to announce that our graduate programs are ranked 50th nationally by the U.S. News and World Report 2021 Best Education Schools. This puts our programs in the top 13% out of the 393 schools that were ranked. The rankings are based on: peer assessment scores educational professionals assessment scores acceptance rates mean […]

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COVID-19 Info Specifically for College of Education and Teacher Education Students

March 13, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Purdue University will host classes remotely for the remainder of the spring semester. See the things you need to know about COVID-19 on this regularly updated page. Below are details specific to College of Education students, faculty and staff. This page will be updated regularly. Student Teachers and those in […]

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Faculty and grad students to present research in San Francisco

February 29, 2020

126 faculty and graduate students from the College of Education and Purdue University will present their research during more than 200 sessions at the 2020 American Education Research Association Annual Meeting. The conference will take place April 17 through April 21 in San Francisco. In addition, we are hosting a reception on Saturday, April 18, […]

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Academics, News, Rankings

Online Master’s Programs Rank Top-tier

January 14, 2020

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University College of Education online graduate programs received accolades in the newest U.S. News & World Report rankings issued Tuesday (Jan. 14). The report listed four College of Education online master’s programs in the top fifteen nationally with our overall ranking for all online master’s programs collectively ranked in the […]

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Indiana STEM Education Conference

500+ teachers will attend STEM education conference

January 14, 2020

More than 500 teachers and education professionals from across the state will attend the Indiana STEM Education Conference this week. The annual conference runs from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 15) in Stewart Center. This is the fifth year for the event, sponsored by Purdue’s Center for Advancing the Teaching and Learning of […]

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News, Research

Collaborative Research Grants with Purdue Polytechnic High School

December 16, 2019

The Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) Collaborative Research Grant program provides funding for collaborations of researchers from Purdue Polytechnic Institute (PPI) and the College of Education (COE), for projects that are of benefit to PPHS. We received a great response with a total of 11 proposals. All proposals were reviewed by a team of eight […]

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Centers, News, Research

Unplugged gift ideas for gifted and talented children

December 9, 2019

Parents searching for suitable gifts for their gifted and talented child can look beyond those with a charging cord. “While there are plenty of fun and educational gifts for devices of all sorts, board games are an excellent way to engage the brain to develop problem-solving skills, apply logic, devise winning strategies and, at times, […]

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News, Research

Toys and games provide both education and entertainment for children with autism

December 9, 2019

This holiday season, toys and games can provide more than just fun for children dealing with autism spectrum disorders. Families shopping for holiday gifts have options that can build social skills, problem solving skills, and language and communication skills. Gifts can provide moments for sensory processing and creative play, said Mandy Rispoli, co-director of the […]

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Heather Servaty-Seib
In The News, News, Research

Comforting the grieving while gathered for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2019

How can we assist those grieving when everyone is celebrating during Thanksgiving and the holiday season? Tangible support can be key to supporting individuals who are grieving in light of the holiday season, says Heather Servaty-Seib, a professor of counseling psychology in Purdue University’s College of Education. Servaty-Seib researches the experiences of grief and loss and […]

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