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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]

A.E. Phillips Lab School named top elementary school in state




A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University has been named Louisiana’s top elementary school by StartClass, an education research site powered by Graphiq – an international technology company that delivers insights and analyses from worldwide data. StartClass released its findings Wednesday, ranking the top elementary schools in every state based on metrics such as [more]

Lt. Governor Nungesser visits Louisiana Tech, experiences SciTEC




Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser visited Louisiana Tech University last Wednesday to learn more about the Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) and efforts by Louisiana Tech’s College of Education in partnering with outside organizations for mutual benefits. Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of Louisiana Tech’s Office of Outreach and External Funding, Science and Technology Education Center [more]

Louisiana Tech serves as one of five national host sites for Children’s Choices




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education was recently selected as one of just five host sites in the nation for the Children’s Choices Program – a joint project between the Children’s Book Council and the International Literacy Association (ILA.) Dr. Amy Massey Vessel, director of Louisiana Tech’s Clinical Residency Research Center and interim director of [more]

College of Education to offer new pathways to teacher certification




Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is set to launch two new alternative teaching certification programs next month that will provide authentic classroom experience and a pathway for new educators to begin teaching in less than a year. The first program, a Master of Arts in Teaching, will lead to teacher certification as well as [more]

PDRIB outreach specialist selected as 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year




Sheena Manuel, an outreach specialist for Louisiana Tech University’s Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB), has been selected as the 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Louisiana chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. Manuel’s work for the PDRIB led to this honor and her immeasurable contributions to educating blind [more]

Student from A.E. Phillips Lab School places in state competition




Amanda Meng, an eighth grader at A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, placed fourth at the Louisiana State MATHCOUNTS Competition in Alexandria, for sixth-eighth grade middle schools, and will participate in the national competition this May. Meng placed fourth in the written competition and was the runner up in the countdown round among [more]

Louisiana Tech researchers helping New Orleans PD find ‘best fit’ in new officers




— AROS developing process to assist in selection of applicants for the NOPD police academy — AROS, a research and consulting group comprised of faculty and students within Louisiana Tech University’s industrial-organizational psychology doctoral program, is partnering with the New Orleans Police Department to develop an entry-level selection test battery and analysis tools to identify [more]

Keith-Vincent earns Post-Secondary Educator of the Year Award




Lindsey Keith-Vincent, director of the Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) and Office of Outreach and External Funding for Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education, has earned the Post-Secondary Educator of the Year Award for Region VIII from the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE.) Keith-Vincent received the honor with over 400 colleagues and [more]

College of Education showcases innovative clinical residency program




Louisiana Tech University’s TEAM Model Clinical Residency Program had an opportunity to showcase itself this week during a visit to Lincoln Parish by Julie Stephenson and Rebecca Freeland of the Louisiana Department of Education’s (LDOE) Believe and Prepare Educator Grant Program. The TEAM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) program at Louisiana Tech represents a transformative redefinition [more]