Teacher Education News at EMU

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    EMU professors help design grant-funded restorative justice pilot project in Mississippi schools

    April 21st, 2016

    After recently becoming the first university in the country to offer a graduate certificate in restorative justice in education,  Eastern Mennonite University will soon begin working with school and community leaders in Jackson, Mississippi, to introduce restorative practices to the city’s public school system. In March 2016, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced a $61,000 …More

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    Spring recognition chapel celebrates student leadership and achievement

    April 15th, 2016

    A variety of student accomplishments were celebrated at Eastern Mennonite University’s annual spring student recognition chapel service today [April 15, 2016]. Rachel Roth Sawatsky, director of student programs, opened the service: “Every day on this campus, there are great people doing great things, big and small gestures, accomplishments made after long-term commitments and one-off unexpected …More

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    Five pre-service ‘Teachers of Promise’ recognized from Eastern Mennonite University

    March 30th, 2016

    Five senior education students from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) were selected by education faculty to attend the March 18-19 Teachers of Promise Foundation Institute in Richmond, Virginia. The annual event brings together 100 outstanding pre-service teachers from Virginia for recognition, mentorship and professional development. The 2016 Teachers of Promise are Austin Mumaw, elementary education, from …More

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    ‘Emotional Intelligence’ author Dan Goleman joins EMU graduate counseling faculty to share latest research on focus

    March 29th, 2016

    Psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence and Focus Daniel Goleman has transformed the way the world educates children, relates to family and friends, and conducts business. The Wall Street Journal ranked him one of the 10 most influential business thinkers. Goleman visits Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Saturday, April 2, for two educational opportunities. A day-long …More

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    Three Yoder Scholars bring host of talents to Eastern Mennonite University

    March 29th, 2016

    Each year, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) engages in a rigorous process to select recipients for the prestigious Yoder Scholarships. Established in 1993 and named for alumni Carole and Paul R. Yoder Jr., the scholarships cover full tuition and include admission into EMU’s Honors Program. Three students received the honor this year: Ariel Barbosa of Towson, Maryland; Kayla …More

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