School of Education celebrates student accomplishments
On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, School of Education students, alumni, families, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate outstanding student's leadership and academic accomplishments.
Congratulations to this year's awardees:
Dissertation of the Year 2015 | Dr. Mitchell
Paul Eaton – Becoming: Emergent identity of college students in the digital age examined through complexivist epistemologies.
Dr. Mitchell, chair
Thesis of the Year 2015 | Dr. Casbergue
Lauren Lejuene - Examining the effects of academic and social Interventions on the behavior of students with or at-risk For emotional or behavioral disorders.
Dr. Denny, chair
Graduate Publication of the Year 2015 -2016 | Dr. Choate
Jamie Hipp - Tableau and Deep Understanding.
Reagan Mitchell - The Blues’ ontology of improvisation.
Office of Field Experience | Dr. Manthei
Outstanding Teacher Candidate PK – 3 | Melissa Davis
Outstanding Teacher Candidate Elementary | Bailey Crow & Taylor Tycer
Outstanding Teacher Candidate Geaux Teach Secondary | Emily Borne
Outstanding Teacher Candidate Holmes Secondary | Lucy Miller
Elementary Holmes | Dr. Barrera
Outstanding Student Teacher | Rachel Halbrook
Outstanding Work with Diverse Learners | Emily France
Outstanding Service & Leadership | Brittani Rideaux
Outstanding Commitment to Teaching | Leah Robarts
Secondary Holmes | Dr. Bach & Dr. Webb
Teacher Research Project of the Year Award | Benjamin Stacy
Teacher Research Presentation of the Year Award | Mary DuBoulay
Special Education | Dr. Gansle
Outstanding First Year Special Education Student Award | Abby Landry
Accomplished Special Education Student Teacher Award | Courtney Martin
Counselor Education | Dr. Gintner
Louisiana Counseling Association Conference Presentations – September 2015
“Transitioning to ICD-10-CM: What It Means for DSM-5 and Diagnostic Coding” with Dr. Gintner
“Depression in Adolescent Girls: Effective Treatment and Prevention” with Dr. Choate
Graduate Student Representative, Louisiana Counseling Association Board (2016-2017)
Chi Sigma Iota Outstanding Newsletter of the Year for 2016 (National) – Small Chapter
Newsletter Editors: Alaine Dawson and Michelle Robichaux
2015-2016 Chi Sigma Iota: Alpha Chi Chapter Officers
Cassie Montgomery, President
Amanda Anderson, Vice President & Social Committee
Michelle Robichaux, Vice President & Newsletter Editor
Alaine Dawson, Secretary & Newsletter Editor
Alex Ambeau, Treasurer & Social Committee
Bianca Lee, Community Outreach Coordinator, Alumni Relations Coordinator & Website E-Coordinator
Kayla Fuller, Community Outreach Coordinator & Social Committee
Erin Savoy, Website E-Coordinator, Social Committee, & Alumni Relations Coordinator
Curriculum Theory | Dr. Hendry
2016 American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) Dissertation Award
David W. Robison-Morris, " An Ontological (Re)Thinking: Ubuntu and Buddhism in Higher Education"
Outstanding Peer-Reviewed Journal Article by a Graduate Student | Gareth Mitchell
Pediatric Graduate Scholarship – M.D. Anderson Children’s Art Project | Maria Wallace
Recognition of Student Authors 2015-2016
DeMeulenaere, Michelle. (2014). Family Involvement. Childhood Education. Spring, 2015.
DiCarlo, C.F., Baumgartner, J., Ota, C., & Jenkins, Charlene. (2015). Preschool teachers’ perceptions of rough and tumble play vs. aggression in preschool-aged boys, Early Child Development and Care, 185(5-6), 779-790.
DiCarlo, C.F., Baumgartner, J., Ota, C., & Geary, Kelly. (2016). Child sustained attention in preschool-aged children. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 30(2).
Jackson, D’Jalon. (2015). Rigor, course choice, and educational excellence: Positioning African American students for future success. In J. Curry and A. Shillingford (Eds). African American students’ career and college readiness: The journey unraveled. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Publishers
Hipp, Jamie. (April, 2015). Tableau and Deep Understanding. STEAMed Magazine. 1(2).
Mitchell, Gareth (2016). Teaching after Katrina versus teaching in the terrordome: An analysis of urban education reform from 2005 to 2015. JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 31(1), 143-151
Mitchell, Reagan. (2016). The Blues’ ontology of improvisation. Philosophy of Education Society 2015 Yearbook.
Nguyen, Thuong, Mitchell, R. & Mitchell, C.A. (2016). Crafting spaces between the binary: Renegade locations for the radical re-visioning of nontraditional graduate advising. Of other thoughts and renegade knowledges: Transformative potential in postgraduate supervisions edition of Knowledge Cultures.
Reames, Heather., & DiCarlo, C. (2016). Creating a learner-centered classroom. Focus on PK/K Early Years Bulletin, Association for Childhood Education International. (3)3.
Rollibard, Candy., Bach, J. Gulden, Maria. (2015). Mindful Poetry: Making the Strange Familiar. English Journal. 104 (4), 83-89.
Seaberry, Michael (2015) ""Do Not Engage Y'all!" Training and Preparing Our Black Students for Battle," Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs: Vol. 2: Iss. 3, Article 6.
Wallace, Maria. F. G. (In Press). Trash or treasure: Re-conceptualizing my ruins as a tool for re-imagining the nature of science teacher education. In G.A. Buck, & V.L. Akerson, (Eds.). Allowing our professional knowledge of pre-service science teacher education to be enhanced by self-study research: Turning a critical eye on our practice. Springer.
Watson, Kamille .J. & DiCarlo, C.F. (2015). Increasing completion of classroom routines through the use of picture activity schedules. Early Childhood Education Journal. DOI 10.1007/s10643-015-0697-2
Webb, A. W, Bunch, J. C., & Wallace, Maria. F. G. (2015). Agriscience teachers’ implementation of digital game-based learning in an introductory animal science course. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 24(6), 888-897. doi: 10.1007/s10956-015-9571-7
Wilson, Helen (2015). Fostering Resilience in Kindergarten: Teaching a stressed out generation. Early Years Bulletin, 2(4) 1-6.
Wooten, Sara, Mitchell, R. (Eds.) (2015). The crisis of campus sexual violence: Critical perspectives on prevention and response. New York, NY: Routledge.
Beach, Dorothy, & DiCarlo, C.F. (in press). Can I play, again? Using a literacy ipad app to increase letter recognition & phonemic awareness. Journal of Teacher Action Research.
Pere, Chelsea, Ginn, Rachel, Hill, Noelle, & DiCarlo, C.F. (2015). Childhood Obesity prevention: A service-learning advocacy project. Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change. Doi: http://www.columbiasc.edu/images/Service_Learning/International_Undergraduate_Journal_for_Service-learning_Leadership_and_Social_Change_I.pdf
Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarship Recipients 2015-2016
Ida Major Scholarship
School of Education General
Kerii Landry Thomas
Albert H. Leblanc
Dr. William Rodney Cline Philosophy of Education
Katherine Evans Pope Scholarship
Association of Classroom Teachers Fellowship
Erin Scott Stewart
Arthur and Judith Halbrook Endowed Scholarship Fund
L'Dora McKenzie Taylor and Charles Harlan Taylor Scholarship
Mark and Lisa Boudreaux Endowed Scholarship
Rolfe, Sr., and Dot McCollister Leadership Award
Paul and Ellen Arst Scholarshp for the School of Education
Association of Classroom Teachers EBR Endowed Scholarship Fund
JoAnne J. Martin Memorial Geaux Teach
Dana Hopkins Memorial Scholarship Fund
Michael and Carol Stamatedes Geaux Teach
Imogene and Thomas Dutsch Memorial Scholarship
Charlene Muffoletto Favre Scholarship
The LSU School of Education (SOE) offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction and in Educational Leadership, Research, and Counseling. The School’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues.
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