The Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence’s Urban Education Think Tank (UETT) is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.
The think tank is a research-based, self- contained academic community whose membership is reflective of several disciplines and whose scholarship focuses on questions and solutions related to urban education. The UETT promotes and facilitates scholarship, leadership and empowerment through critical research that focuses on urban education. The mission of the UETT is to develop scholars who engage in urban education research and service that embraces cultural consciousness, social justice, community development and transformation.
Membership is open to any doctoral student interested in research and scholarship in urban education or a related field. Preference will be given to students who are actively working on dissertation research. Members of the think tank are provided access to Crim Center resources (e.g. programs and partnerships) and will receive limited funding for travel. Applications are due by Sept. 2, 2014.
Click here to download the application.
The college’s annual Professional Educators Induction Seminar will take place on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Georgia State University Speakers Auditorium (44 Courtland St., Atlanta).
This event will feature a number of presentations geared toward working in education, including professional ethics for educators, recommendations for making the most out of career fairs and tips on how teacher candidates can best convey their qualifications to potential employers. Human resources representatives from local school systems will be in attendance and may remain about 30 minutes following the seminar to answer questions. Professional dress is recommended.
The College of Education’s annual Birth Through Five Job Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, from 2-4 p.m. in the House/Senate Salon in Georgia State University’s Student Center (44 Courtland Street, Atlanta).
Students and faculty in the Birth Through Five program will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from various early childhood centers and agencies.
For more information about the fair, contact Ruth Saxton at email@example.com.
For more information about the Birth Through Five program, visit http://ece.education.gsu.edu/academics-and-admissions/birth-through-five-b-s-ed.
Applications for the College of Education Doctoral Dissertation Support Grant are being accepted through March 2. 2015. All COE doctoral students who have an approved prospectus may apply for this grant. The COE will award a maximum of five grants for $1,000 each depending on the quality of proposals and availability of funds. Awards may be used for research expenses, including purchase of manuscripts through interlibrary loan, software, data collection expenses, professional travel and any other expenses that are allowed by Board of Regents accounting rules and as approved by the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. All funds awarded must be spent within this fiscal year (ending June 30) unless otherwise approved by the Associate Dean.
In order to qualify for this award, all supporting documentation must be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. March 2 for the Spring and Summer cycle. All information should be submitted as one PDF document in the order indicated below. The Committee on Research and Scholarship will review all applications and recipients will be chosen and notified within one month after the deadline.
For more information, please contact Walt Thompson at 404-413-8365 or email@example.com.
Georgia State’s chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association will host the Job Fair, Career Awareness and Opportunities Abroad Panel on Thursday, April 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in College of Education rooms 150 and 1030.
In room 150, will be representatives from local school districts, private practices and other companies who are looking to hire speech-language pathologists, general education teachers, special education teachers, deaf education teachers, PT and OT professionals and school psychologists. The panel discussion on international opportunities for speech-language pathologists will take place in room 1030.
For more information about this event, contact Kelsi Allenbach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2015 Education Career Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, April 29, from 4-7 p.m. in Dahlberg Hall.
The career fair, hosted by the College of Education and Georgia State University Career Services, invites current Georgia State students and alumni to meet with representatives from various school systems in Georgia and other states. County school systems currently registered to attend include Cherokee, Clarke, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Houston and Newton counties.
Representatives from specific schools and businesses will also be in attendance, including National Heritage Academies, the Charter School Substitute Teacher Network and Ombudsman Educational Services.
For more information about this event and to view an updated listing of representatives attending, visit https://www.myinterfase.com/gsu/event_view.aspx?token=qkusboGWuYq45aBVUoiAvQ%3d%3d.