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College receives five grants since July

Faculty members in the College of Education have recently received five new grants for projects in student success, STEM education, early physics education, and high school aviation curriculum. Carla Johnson, associate dean for Engagement and Global Partnerships, received $24.5 million in funding from the United States Department of Education for a seven-year project called GEAR […]

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Discovery Learning Research Center’s research and evaluation team to join College of Education

In January 2017, the research and evaluation team from the Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC) will join Purdue’s College of Education. The center will be led by Jim Lehman, associate dean for research and faculty development, and Wilella Burgess, managing director. The team conducts original research and supports research and engagement projects through their expertise […]

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High school juniors learn about Purdue at IGNITE

High school students from Indiana and Texas came to Purdue for IGNITE, a two-day overnight visit where they learned about the College of Education and teacher education at Purdue. Targeted towards high-school juniors, IGNITE invites students to learn more about Purdue before making their college decisions. Lexi Brower, a high school junior from Indianapolis, said, […]

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Holmes Scholar’s work has local and global impact

Doctoral student Ileana Cortes Santiago shares the College of Education’s passion for social justice and diversity. Originally from Puerto Rico, Cortes Santiago is a doctoral student in literacy and language and a recipient of Purdue’s prestigious Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship. Ileana’s dissertation focuses on educators’ and Latino/Latina families’ community-based initiatives. In August, the American Association of […]

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SLED program challenges 5,000 students statewide

The Science Learning Through Engineering Design (SLED) program, intended to help teachers incorporate principles of engineering design into their classrooms, began in 2010. Initially funded by a seven-year, $6.7 million grant, the program has now impacted more than 32 schools, 300 teachers, 125 preservice teachers and 5,000 students. As a result of the program, Lafayette […]

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Graduate and undergraduate enrollment increases

The quality and rigor of the College of Education’s programs is clear: U.S. News and World Report has ranked our graduate programs in the top 20 percent of all U.S. colleges of education for the past eight years. The College of Education’s undergraduate enrollment has increased 35 percent this fall over last fall. This counters […]

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