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Students Who Soar: Elementary Education Major Expands Experience Abroad

Bryanna Hill always envisioned herself as a teacher, and she chose Buffalo State for its highly regarded elementary education program. While the West Seneca West High School graduate predicted she would receive excellent classroom


SOE Newsletter

Check out highlights from the 2016-17 academic year in our most recent School of Education newsletter! Featured in this edition are students and graduates who have taken advantage of unique teaching opportunities near and far, words from past International PDS travelers, and stories of amazing students recognized for unique research and contributions to the community. Plus a message from the dean, "Keeping it Real: Modeling the Gold Standard."

Teacher Recruitment Days

The Rochester City School District will be hosting a recruitment and hiring event for students who are interested in teaching for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school year. The event will be held on Saturday, November 18 at 131 W. Broad Street, Rochester, New York.

New PDS Faculty Publication!

Doing PDS: Stories and Strategies from Successful Clinically Rich Practice was recently published as a volume in the Information Age Publishing (IAP) book series, Research in Professional Development Schools. The book, which is a compilation of articles meant to share the skills, knowledge, and examples of evidence-based practice of Buffalo State’s PDS, offers ideas for how teacher education and professional development might be re-conceptualized and re-energized. Doing PDS was edited by Elementary Education and Reading faculty Keli Garas-York, associate professor, Pixita del Prado Hill, professor, Leslie Day, former assistant chair for undergraduate programs, Kim Truesdell, professor emeritus, and associate professor of Creative Studies, Susan Keller-Mathers. Doing PDS can be purchased online.

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