Education blog

  • Alumnus Honored with Distinguished Awards

    August 1, 2016

    Brian Santos (2005, Spanish; 2006, MAE) was named Francis Howell School District Teacher of the Year for 2015 and won the  Distinguished Foreign Language Educator from the Foreign Language Association of Missouri in Fall of 2015.

  • Guest Teacher Column – Jennifer Piel Frey, Truman Alumna

    June 27, 2016

    Guest Teacher Column — Jennifer Frey, Warren County R-III Posted on June 17, 2016 in Guest Teacher Column Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Staff Jennifer Frey teaches 7th grade English Language Arts at Black Hawk Middle School in the Warren County R-III School District in Warrenton, Missouri. When asked what I do, I respond […]

  • Dr. Kay Clapp Children’s Literacy Award Winners Named

    June 24, 2016

    The Dr. Kay Clapp Children’s Literacy Fund was endowed by Dr. and Mrs. Sam Minner to 2006 to honor Dr. Clapp, a professor emeritus in the Department of Education at Truman State University. Dr. Clapp is a powerful proponent of literacy and children’s literature. Hundreds of students and practicing teachers have been influenced by her […]

  • Truman Education Students Named Valedictorians

    June 2, 2016

      Students who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the duration of their Truman undergraduate careers earned the distinction of being a valedictorian and were recognized during the May commencement ceremony. The Education Department extends a special congratulations to valedictorians Hope Jae Berntsen, Lindsey Anne Davis, Brent Hammett, and Clara Hughes who are pursuing […]

  • Truman Alumnus Named Teacher of the Year

    May 25, 2016

    Congratulations to the Lebanon High School 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Aaron Stewart. Mr. Stewart has been a member of the Lebanon band staff since 2008. He served six years as Assistant Director of Bands and is currently serving as Director of Bands. Under Mr. Stewart’s direction, the Lebanon 8th Grade Band and Lebanon […]

  • MAE Film Series

    April 6, 2016

    Join the Truman State University Education Department this Thursday, April 7, from 7 to 9 pm in the Baldwin Hall Little Theater for the Spring 2016 MAE Film Series. The movie, GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District, will be shown, followed by a discussion. GO PUBLIC is a documentary […]

  • Truman State University Recognized as Top Producer of Fulbrighters

    April 4, 2016

      Truman State University has been recognized as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students for 2015-2016 in “The Chronicle of Higher Education.” The Fulbright Award, named after Senator J. William Fulbright who was an influential proponent of international cooperation, is awarded annually to approximately 8,000 recipients worldwide. 1,600 of the 8,000 recipients are United […]

  • MAE Graduates Return to Campus

    March 14, 2016

    Parkway School District principals and Truman alumni Aaron Wills and Aaron McPherson returned to campus to present “Educational Leadership in the Ever-changing World” at 5 p.m. on February 24th in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. The two shared their thoughts and perspectives on educational leadership in today’s diverse and dynamic schools and explained how […]

  • Truman Professor and Milken Educator, Dr. Jeff Gall

    February 15, 2016

    When reminiscing about their school days, every person remembers a certain teacher. The teacher whose class was a step above the rest, who made a personal connection with all of their students and who truly cared for the future. These teachers receive appreciation and recognition in many forms, but none as great as the as […]