Educators and parents brainstormed Tuesday night at Goshen College’s Church-Chapel, helping state officials chart a path for its plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Building on its academic distinctives, Goshen College faculty and administration recently approved 12 new undergraduate academic programs of study, including six majors, three minors, two concentrations and an education licensure add-on program, across five areas of study. The new opportunities will be offered beginning in the fall of 2017.
A Goshen College graduate from Wakarusa, Martin found out she enjoyed teaching after spending four years studying business. “I was going to school for my bachelors in business and I had a senior internship that went well, but was really just OK,” she said. “I noticed that whenever I was in a room full of kids I lit up and so I told my parents I wanted to redirect my degree program.”
NorthWood High School Principal David Maugel ’92 was recently named Indiana Association of School Principals’ Principal of the Year for District 2. District 2 comprises the counties of Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, Pulaski, St. Joseph and Starke.
Alia Byrd, a sophomore elementary education major with a double minor in TESOL and Spanish, was among a group of first-generation students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities to be celebrated at the 27th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Indianapolis.
Goshen Middle Schoolers are learning how to code with the help of Goshen College students and a grant from Google.
More than half of last year’s Goshen College Education Department graduates decided to stick around and set up their first classrooms right here in Northern Indiana. Meet a few of our recent graduates here.
Beginning in August, a Goshen College graduate will work at Goshen High School for one year to serve as a mentor and coach for first-generation college students, according to a proposal shared with the Goshen Community School Board.
Zebulon Holsopple ’06, a science teacher at J.D. Clement Early College High School in Durham, North Carolina, is the recipient of Depauw’s 2016 Battey National Educator of the Year Award.
Colleagues and former students praise Ramzi Farran’s human touch