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ExxonMobil makes generous donation to Louisiana Tech

ExxonMobil has donated more than $230,000 to the Louisiana Tech University Foundation as part of ExxonMobil’s Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil’s Troy O’Laughlin, a 1999 chemical engineering alumnus from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science alumnus, presented the check to Louisiana Tech President Les Guice, College of Engineering and Science Dean Hisham Hegab and [more]

College of Education hosts National Field Experiences Conference

— TEAM Model Clinical Residency Center draws educators from across North America — More than 200 educators representing over 60 universities in the United States and Canada visited Louisiana Tech University recently to take part in the National Field Experience Conference hosted by the College of Education’s TEAM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) Model Clinical Residency [more]

CoE’s elementary education program ranked one of nation’s best

— College Choice ranks the College of Education degree program No. 4 nationally — College Choice, a leading authority in higher education rankings and resources, has ranked Louisiana Tech University’s elementary education program No. 4 in the nation and No. 1 in Louisiana in its list of the “35 Best Elementary Education Degrees for 2017.” [more]

College of Education grows innovative TEAM clinical residency model in Caddo Parish

Students and faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education recently visited several elementary and secondary school sites in Caddo Parish to advance the model for their highly successful and innovative TEAM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) clinical residency program. The team from Louisiana Tech accepted an invitation from the Caddo Parish School System to tour [more]

A.E. Phillips Lab School director elected to national post

Dr. Joanne Hood, director of A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected to serve as the State of Louisiana’s representative with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP). The NAESP, founded in 1921, is a professional organization serving elementary and middle school principals throughout the United States, Canada and [more]

Dogs with A Cause inspires students to read

Reprinted with permission of the Ruston Daily Leader – Written and photographed by Derek J. Amaya (12/21/2016) – https://rustonleader.com/node/74065 — NOTE: This two-part article is about Dogs with A Cause, a partnership between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education and Athletics Program, benefiting third- through fifth-graders at Ruston schools. — Ruston third- through fifth-graders recently [more]

A. E. Phillips Lab School among Top 25 public schools in Louisiana

A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University is one of the 25 best public schools in the state, according to its School Performance Score (SPS) released recently by the Louisiana Education Department as part of its 2016 accountability assessment of the state’s publically-funded schools. A.E. Phillips’ SPS of 126.7 is an increase of 3.5 [more]

Clinical residency aims to change teacher training in Louisiana

Reprinted with permission of the Monroe News-Star – Written by Hannah Baldwin (11/26/2016) http://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/2016/11/26/clinical-residency-aims-change-teacher-training-louisiana/94075642/ Fourth-graders crowded around small, laminated cards stuck to the backs of chairs, sides of desks, cabinet doors and shelves around their classroom at Sallie Humble one Thursday morning early in November. The cards bore questions about the animal kingdom — how [more]

SciTEC, CenturyLink partner for regional robotics event

Faculty from Louisiana Tech University and CenturyLink employees recently welcomed students from Louisiana and Arkansas for the inaugural Northeast Louisiana Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) hosted at CenturyLink headquarters in Monroe. The event, which was developed as an extension of the Bossier RARC competition developed and hosted by the Cyber Innovation Center’s NICERC division, featured [more]

College of Education dean to serve as president of state association

Dr. Don Schillinger, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, has been elected to serve as president of the Louisiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (LACTE). “I am very honored and humbled to be entrusted with this leadership role by representatives of the higher education teaching programs throughout Louisiana and I will earnestly [more]