The Butler University College of Education recently created several certificate programs, which can be used for up to 12 credit hours in a graduate program should candidates decide to pursue graduate work.

Accelerated Alternative Program/Certificate for Initial Licensure in Mild Interventions

There is a nationwide shortage of qualified teachers in special education. To enter […]

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We’d like to congratulate the College of Education students who were recognized in the Top 100 Students at Butler.  Five College of Ed students were named in the Top 10 Students at Butler!  Top 10 winners have an asterisk by their name.

Carly Allen* Rachel Chambers* Mary English Elizabeth Gormley* Kaitlin Klein Anastasia Luc* Rachel Marina […]

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Mythbusting Monday is a series of blog posts where we invite different faculty members from the College of Education to discuss education myths and how or what we are doing to combat the myth, fix the myth, etc.  We want our faculty to have a voice in busting these myths and we hope by making these issues personal we can […]

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Mythbusting Monday is a series of blog posts where we invite different faculty members from the College of Education to discuss education myths and how or what we are doing to combat the myth, fix the myth, etc.  We want our faculty to have a voice in busting these myths and we hope by making these issues […]

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Reinventing “Rigor” in Education

A Guest Column by Professor Cathy Hartman

I have been troubled by the word rigor, often used today to describe something lacking in contemporary education. Standardized testing of students can supposedly expose and even correct non-rigorous instruction, or perhaps even worse, there are perceptions that standardized tests in and of themselves […]

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Mythbusting Monday is a series of blog posts where we invite different faculty members from the College of Education to discuss education myths and how or what we are doing to combat the myth, fix the myth, etc.  We want our faculty to have a voice in busting these myths and we hope by making these issues personal we […]

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Let’s Move Beyond the Headshaking

 

The news is full of stories about education. Articles that discuss teacher regulations or programs that tout sending underprepared teachers in to work with our most vulnerable children are in newspapers and blogs everywhere.   We often shake our heads as we lament, “I wish they could see my kids […]

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College of Education has been notified that we are the recipients of the 2015 National Model of Excellence for The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE). We are very honored to receive this prestigious award.

The award criteria included the following statement of distinction:

An exceptional AILACTE institution is engaged in […]

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