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Education faculty Lisa Hoffman to present cultural proficiency research at national conference22nd February 2016

By Steven Krolak Elementary and secondary school classrooms across the country are becoming more ethnically diverse. Yet diversity is actually declining within the teaching profession itself. This can lead to disconnects between increasingly white, middle-class teachers and their culturally varied students. Teacher education programs strive to prepare their students to succeed in this environment. But …

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Closing gaps: School counseling graduate students making a difference30th November 2015

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. – In the race to improve student achievement in kindergarten through grade 12, the focus is generally on teachers. But school counselors also have an important role to play, as they deal with issues that can inhibit student success. Two of these issues are attendance and behavior. These are …

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Counseling in diversity: Visiting scholar Dr. Jazimin Jusoh brings multicultural approach to IU Southeast26th October 2015

By Steven Krolak The IU Southeast Common Experience is pleased to welcome Dr. Ahmad Jazimin Jusoh for two lectures. Dr. Jazimin Jusoh is associate professor in the Department of Psychology and Counseling, Faculty of Education and Human Development at Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI) in Perak, Malaysia. He is certified in choice theory and reality …

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