Do you know an outstanding educator who is a graduate of the College of Education? Then nominate him/her for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. The process is simple, but applications are due by February 1, 2014. Criteria include:
An ongoing commitment and service to elevating the field of education Regional or national recognition as [...]
Have you noticed that during times of political turmoil, a common chastising comment to leaders on both sides of the aisle to “Stop acting like children!”?
What an insult to our children.
In fact, rather than framing the behavior as childish, [...]
“We may not all be Dali or Degas. But today we must all be designers.”
— Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind
At the Butler Homecoming this month, it was wonderful to see so many alumni return and reconnect with members of the College of [...]
Want to Work at the COE? We have an opening!
Instructor of Special Education
Butler University, College of Education
The College of Education is searching for a new colleague with expertise in special education for a position beginning August 2014. This three year instructor position offers the opportunity to provide undergraduate and graduate instruction [...]Continue Reading →
We know how much amazing work is being done in the field of education by our alumni, and we are hoping to do a better job of keeping up with all of you! Have you recently been recognized, won an award, taken a new position, presented, published, etc? We want to know about it and [...]Continue Reading →
This great article by USA Today focuses on blended learning in Indianapolis charter schools. Dr. Furuness and Dr. Esteves contributed their thoughts and experience with blended learning or the “flipped classroom”- it’s a great read and a good conversation starter on the topic of online learning and how it impacts the role of the [...]Continue Reading →
This month Dr. Maya Angelou is a guest speaker on the Butler University campus. I have drawn inspiration from her work for many years.
The timing of her visit and the beginning of a new school year create a perfect opportunity for reflection on Gratitude, Courage, and [...]Continue Reading →
Dr. Brandie Oliver, assistant professor in the School Counseling program, is offering a workshop this fall as a response to the new bullying legislation. If you, your school, your teachers, or others are interested, please read more below and join us on November 18th for this valuable session! We want to [...]Continue Reading →
Dr. Brandie Oliver, assistant professor of School Counseling, spoke to RTV6 for a news story that was aired yesterday about signs a student may be the victim of bullying. Dr. Oliver has spoken about bullying with several news organizations, conferences and workshops to address this growing issue in education. Dr. Oliver [...]Continue Reading →
The COE is so excited to have some new faces around our halls this fall! We have been lucky to snag two wonderful new faculty members to join our programs and continue moving the College of Education forward with their expertise and passion. Rebecca Cramer will join the secondary program and Nick Abel will be [...]Continue Reading →