Welcome: Dr. Ballock & Dr. Morano
The Education Department is proud to welcome two new members into its full-time faculty as associate professors--Dr. Ellen Ballock and Dr. Todd Morano. Both are New England implants (Maryland and California, respectively), and bring a wealth of energy and knowledge around some of the most relevant topics in education today, such as ESL and professional learning communities.
Luke Reynolds '03, penned "On Being a 32-Year-Old Paperboy" for the Spring 2013 issue of STILLPOINT. An accomplished middle-school teacher, Luke is also the author/editor of multiple books, the newest of which, Break These Rules (Chicago Review Press), is an anthology of essays by young-adult (YA) authors, and will be published in fall 2013.
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Aleah Tarnoviski '12, was featured in the Fall 2012 issue of STILLPOINT, for her exceptional work as a lead teacher in the Bronx. “I can go back to my freshman year and trace the education department’s influence in where I am today,” she says.
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Gordon's undergraduate education programs are field-based, grounded in the liberal arts and built upon a Christian philosophy. The programs promote holistic learning by:
Completion of any of the undergraduate teacher education programs allows you to be eligible for:
Gordon's programs are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Higher Education Coordinating Council and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC). Gordon is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
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The Education Department practices a philosophy of teaching that is setting a benchmark of excellence across the nation. The methods for teaching reading in particular employ a systematic approach that is based on scientific research and has proven effective in classrooms.
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Due to the high emphasis on preparatory experience, you will be highly qualified for teaching positions upon graduation. Teachers have been placed in many areas throughout the world, including, but not limited to:
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