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Faculty Innovators: Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs, David Sullivan-Losey5th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–If teaching and learning were jazz, it would look and feel a lot like the classroom of Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs and David Sullivan-Losey. The three colleagues in the School of Education teach general methods, a class that is accepted grimly as part of the teacher prep territory—like earthquakes and …

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New horizons for New Neighbors Education Center23rd October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It has been a busy year for the New Neighbors Education Center (NNEC) at IU Southeast. Building upon the legacy of founder and former Director Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, current Director Dr. Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education, has set her sights on expanding the center’s reach. A series of events …

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Teacher educator Dr. Debi Mink awarded National Clinical Practice Fellowship11th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Debi Mink, professor of elementary education, has received the 2020 National Clinical Practice Fellowship from the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) and the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS). The award will help the IU Southeast School of Education strengthen its clinical practice program. Clinical Practice Fellows attend …

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Dr. Alan Zollman honored with prestigious education award24th September 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Alan Zollman, professor of education, will receive the George Mallinson Distinguished Service Award from the School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA). This is the highest honor of the 108-year-old international education research group, and recognizes those who have been a member of SSMA for at least ten years and …

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Dr. Rachel Star earns important role in teacher education accrediting body26th August 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Rachel Star, assistant professor of education, has just completed an impressive journey. She is now an official site visitor for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the organization that accredits schools of education, including the School of Education at IU Southeast. She joins Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo …

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IU Southeast receives Samtec Cares grant for upgrade to STEM Learning Laboratory2nd August 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast has received a Samtec Cares grant award of nearly $50,000. The award will upgrade the School of Education’s STEM Learning Laboratory to better meet the demands of 21st century skills needed in our community.  New technology and equipment will allow future K-12 teachers to design and implement hands-on …

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Grant for augmented reality boosts STEM teacher education at IU Southeast22nd July 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–STEM teacher education at IU Southeast has received a significant grant from the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council at IU. The award in the amount of $18,000 will enable teacher candidates in the sciences to become familiar with augmented reality (AR) technology and to transform their STEM classrooms into spaces for …

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Dr. Sau Hou Chang named Mack Fellow29th May 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Sau Hou Chang, professor of education, has received the prestigious P.A. Mack Fellowship for 2019-2020 granted by Indiana University’s Mack Center for Inquiry on Teaching and Learning, administered by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). The Mack Fellowship aims to promote and enhance the community of IU faculty …

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Dr. Sumreen Asim presentation shines at Clute International Conference on Education23rd January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of education in the areas of elementary science and technology, has received top honors for her presentation at the Clute International Conference on Education (Science Track) held earlier this month in Maui, Hawaii. Asim’s contribution, “The Expanding Elementary Teacher Candidates’ Beliefs Enrolled in a Technology-Infused …

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