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    Application deadline extended: submit resume and GSA application no later than Friday, March 6th, 2015 for Spring Quarter GSA in the Education Department.

    NOW AVAILABLE FOR SPRING 2015

    GRADUATE ASSISTANT POSITION IN THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT     

    This student will assist in the Field Placement Office.  Duties will entail collecting data, preparing documents needed for data collection as well as entering data. Also, this individual will provide research assistance as it relates.  In addition this individual will be responsible for assisting in communication with department and constituent personnel.  Also other duties relative to the GSA position as assigned will be a part of this individual's appointment.     Student MUST work 20 hours per week and be available during weekdays to work with faculty and staff on critical projects.   Must meet established requirements for application.    This position is for Spring 2015 ONLY.   To review requirements and benefits, please double click on the links below and allow a minute to load:   Graduate Service Appointments

      GSA Requirements and Information

      GSA Application Form

    Submit this form AND your current resume/vita     Submit resume and GSA application no later than Friday, February 27, 2015 to:

    Robin Showalter
    EWU Education Department
    312 Williamson Hall
    Cheney, WA  99004
    Or rshowalter@ewu.edu  

    Preferred start date:  March 30, 2015

    SPED Practicum applications for Spring Quarter 2015 are due Friday, February 13th.    

    Did you miss the deadline?    Email:   Lwarner2@ewu.edu

    Rural American Scholarship - Application Deadline March 1st

    In the past, 40 percent of all applications were rejected because the applicant did not follow directions. Yet, this scholarship is generous and unique in that if RASF receives 50 qualified applicants from EWU, 50 scholarships will be awarded. Sixteen EWU students were awarded $1500-5000 scholarships from the Rural American Scholarship Foundation this academic year. RASF was established for individuals from rural communities who have spent time in the work force, who now realize they need a college education for advancement, and who are pursuing coursework toward an undergraduate degree. Filling out the application correctly is essential. Application may be downloaded from the Financial Aid office or picked at in Monroe 207. Application deadline is March 1.

     Rural American Scholarship Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, 12-1 pm 207 Monroe Hall  This is a great scholarship but, however the past, 40 percent of all applications were rejected because the applicant did not follow directions. To help you ensure that you meet the specific guidelines of RASF, Mary Ann Murphy, director, college advancement will review the guidelines, answer questions and offer guidance for writing a successful application. 

    EWU Graduate Research and Creative Works Sumposium
    Call for Submissions
    Abstracts are due March 13, 2015.

    Research presentations can be oral, poster or interactive.   The symposium is April 16, 2015.    

    Questions?    Email ewusymposium@ewu.edu and work with your graduate advisor

    K-8 Master in Teaching Application Deadline extended to Feb. 26, 2015 for First Consideration!*

    Earn Your Teaching Certificate and Master's Degree
    Eastern Washington University offers this excellent opportunity to individuals who have a BA/BS degree and one-year of work experience.
    Highlights of the program include:
              1. On-going field experience throughout an academic school year.
              2. Teaching certification within 12 months.
              3. Course work applied toward Master's degree completion within 18 months.
    A new cohort group will begin summer 2015. 
    For information and an application to EWU, call 509.359.2500.
    Eastern Washington University Department of Education

    * Depending on available space in the cohort, applications may be considered after Feb. 26, 2015. 

    Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International $450 Grant-in-Aid

    Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is offering a $450 Grant-in-Aid to a qualified recipient who will be student teaching during 2015.   The funds can be used in any way which would be helpful to the student teacher during this important time in her teacher education process. (tuition, professional clothing, transportation, teaching materials, etc.)   The applicant must be a woman who is definitely planning to do student teaching during 2015 to be eligible for consideration.  Applications must be post marked by January 29, 2015 and are available in Williamson Hall 310B, Dr. Tara Haskins office or click here.

     

    We are in need of more AVID tutors at Westwood Middle School. We have 6 spots available now through June 4th.  We need tutors on Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:20pm.  The tutors can sign up for just one of these days a week.  AVID tutoring is a volunteer opportunity for your students which gives them the benefit of a higher possibility of placement in our school for student teaching.  Many of our AVID tutors in the past have been picked up by one of our teachers for student teaching.

     If any of your education students are interested, please forward our contact information.  You are also welcome to share with your education professors and we'd be happy to answer questions or share more information about this opportunity.    The contact information for our AVID building coordinator and teacher is Randy Elam at relam@cheneysd.org , 559-4177 or contact the assistant principal Tami Skillingstad at tskillingstad@cheneysd.org, 559-4153. Thank you,Tami Tami SkillingstadWestwood Middle School6120 S. Abbott Rd., Spokane, WA 99224Assistant Principal / Athletic Director509.559.4153

    A few of the new faces you will see in the Education Department this Fall:

    New in Education Dept Fall 2014

    Jill Stinson, Certification Officer

    Dr. Gus Nollmeyer

    Dr. Katheryn Baldwin

    Dr. Lance Potter

    Welcome to EWU and the Education Department!

    Please note that Undergraduate and Graduate students may have different appplication and graduation deadlines! Please read carefully.

    1.   Undergraduate Education Program Application Deadlines:

     For Winter Quarter 2015 the deadline for application is Friday, November 7, 2014

    For Spring Quarter 2015 the deadline for application is Friday, February 6, 2015

    Applications are available in Williamson 310/312 or online at www.ewu.edu/cale/programs/education

    1a.   Graduation Application Deadlines:

    UNDERGRADUATES: Your application is due two quarters ahead of graduation. No exceptions. November 7, 2014 is the deadline to apply for Spring 2015 graduation.

    GRADUATE STUDENTS: Your application to graduate is due the second Friday of the quarter before you graduate. Friday, October 3rd is the application deadline for Winter Quarter 2015.

    2. The deadline to apply for Education Department GRADUATE programs for Winter 2015 is Dec. 15, 2014.

    3.  Satisfactory SAT or ACT scores will waive all or part of WEST B exam requirement.  If you received the following scores on your SAT or ACT, please see Tiffany Dixon, Education Department Undergraduate Advisor, for more information.  Williamson 312, 359-7033, or email Tdixon7@ewu.edu.

    SAT:

    Mathematics  515

    Reading  500

    Writing  490

    ACT:

    Mathematics  22

    Reading  22

    Writing  8

    4.   Do you have a desire to see children develop a love for reading?

    Eastern Reading Council is seeking new members!

    It is our mission to put books into the hands of children.

    Joining is simple, email:    easternreadingcouncil@gmail.com

    Contact Information

    Education Department
    312 Williamson Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2232
    fax: 509.359.2899

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