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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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Students spend Fall Break in Chicago Public Schools

November 29, 2016

Nearly 20 students from EDCI 205 (Exploring Teaching as a Career) spent Fall Break (October 10-12) in Chicago, where they learned about education in urban environments. Purdue alumni Christina O’Leary (BS ’11) and Chris Vienna (BS ’13), as well as Katie Sullivan, who is currently completing her student teaching experience in Chicago, spoke to the […]

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College of Education undergrad elected student body vice president

May 28, 2016

An undergraduate in the College of Education was recently elected vice president of Purdue Student Government. Jacob Goedde is a rising senior from Poseyville, a town in southwest Indiana. He is studying elementary education with a certificate in collaborative leadership. For two years, he has represented the College of Education as a senator in Purdue […]

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Research Experience Transforms Student’s Career Path

September 15, 2015

When Anjuli Chatrath applied for the Undergraduate Research Training (URT) program, she never thought it might change her career trajectory. The College of Education’s URT program provides research experiences for undergraduates who are interested in research on teaching and learning. Each trainee works with a professor in education for two semesters. Anjuli, a junior studying […]

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