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President Uses Forum to Rally Faculty, Staff to Improve Retention, Graduation Rates

“Deepen your commitment to Buffalo State,” President Katherine Conway-Turner told faculty, administrators, and staff today at the 2016 President’s Fall Forum.

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Sponsored Events

Teacher Tailgate 2016: In Unity We Teach, In Unity We Learn

Tuesday, October 25
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Student Union Assembly Halls

An open house gathering of teacher education students, staff, and faculty that seeks to extend relationships, share information and opportunities, and encourage fun! LEARN ABOUT: Teach and Study Away (IPDS) programs designed for educators; teacher education organizations and opportunities; certification exams, seminars, safety nets, and updates; graduate teacher education programs; and employment outlook for teachers

Tutoring in Area Classrooms

Two new opportunities are available for students and faculty who wish to tutor area students through (1) the Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education (CEURE) with School 45, International School and (2) the NYS Mentoring Program and PS 76, Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy. Visit our Tutoring page for details.

International Outreach

Now accepting applications and hosting information sessions for the 2017 IPDS-Chile and IPDS-Germany programs!

Between semesters, International Professional Development Schools (IPDS) consortium faculty and staff lead teach and study away programs to globalize students' understanding and experience of education. Participants connect with host families, conduct research, participate in field experiences in local schools, and engage in cultural activities.They share their reflections and growth through online blogs. Visit the International Initiatives page to read participant blogs and profiles and learn about upcoming travel opportunities.

New Programs & Pathways


School of Education

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