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The Best Event of the Year!    BOGO!!!   Buy one and get one free at the Scholastic Book Sale!

Scholastic Book Fair April 13-17 from 8am-5pm.     Come support the Eastern Reading Council!    They use the proceeds to put books back into our community.     I'll see you there!!!   Books make great birthday  and special occassion gifts.    They are also great for no special reason!     You can never have too many books!

The Education Department is now accepting West E and West B voucher requests for Summer and Fall 2015.    Please see Jill Stinson in Williamson 312B for an application.

Special Education Practicum Requests for Fall 2015 are due Wednesday, May 13th. You may pick up application forms and return them to Williamson 310/312.

In an attempt to reach out to more of our students, I am hopeful your assistance will help us spread the word about a scholarship we offer called The Florence and Earle Stewart scholarship. This scholarship is unique in the aspect that it offers our students an opportunity to enrich their knowledge through a fun, relaxing way. The intent of the scholarship is to foster personal breadth through cultural experiences. The scholarship guidelines are:

 1)            "Textbooks" are specifically excluded. Also excluded are materials which are essentially guides or manuals dealing with such items as instrumental course-related operations, information which pertains to specific changing or intermittent data or requirements, or to other ephemeral print, including periodical subscriptions.

2)            Purchases from the award are to fulfill the emphasis on "classic" materials or cultural experience. This emphasis is intended to promote the intellectual quality and/or relative permanence of the proposed purchases. It is expected that the level of books requested will reflect the student's own stage of intellectual or scholarly development, to be useful at once as well as later.

3)            The scholarship also promotes cultural experience through cultural events. The only requirement for students to apply is they must be full time, 10 credits. The Stewart Book Scholarship provides funds for full time students to purchase 2 books (NOT textbooks or reference books) for their personal enrichment worth up to $250.00 OR they can purchase 1 cultural event ticket (such as a symphony performance, art exhibit or theater presentation), up to $100.00, plus 1 book for a total of $250.00.

Our Eastern site can provide more details on the scholarship. Students can go online to submit their application: http://access.ewu.edu/academic-planning-/stewart-book-scholarship/how-and-when-to-apply   Spring 15 quarter applications are open until April 24, 2015.  Some examples of approved books/event are: cooking books, Worldly Cultural books, Classics collections, Herbal Health Care, Encyclopedia of the Solar System, Atlas of Human Anatomy, The Chronicles of Narnia, A Pattern of Language, Public Policy, The Complete Gospel Parallels, Aerodynamics, and the event Wicked. As you can see, the cultural experiences of learning for our students are vastly diverse. Thanks for helping us spread information to the students for this outstanding opportunity in increasing their cultural awareness. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks,Amee Amee SuttonUndergraduate Studies and Student SuccessAssistant to the Vice Provost117 Showalter HallCheney, WA 99004509-359-2035asutton4@ewu.edu "EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning."

Undergraduate Education Admissions Deadlines:

For Summer 2015     Deadline is Wed, April 15th, 2015

For Fall 2015             Deadline is Friday, May 15, 2015

For Winter 2016       Deadline is Thurs, Oct. 15, 2015

For Spring 2016       Deadline is Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Applications MUST be received by the deadline for consideration to begin the Education Program.

The application deadline for the Principal Certification Internship Program beginning Fall 2015 has been extended to Friday, April 17, 2015.

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT BEING A PRINCIPAL, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OR PROGRAM DIRECTOR?     Do you have at least three years of full-time, paid professional teaching experience?      CLICK HERE AND CHECK IT OUT!

CONTACT:

DR. LANCE POTTER
EWU EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
312 Williamson Hall
Cheney, WA  99004
509.359.7018

Career Fairs:

March 28 - Santa Clara County Teacher Recruitment Fair
Pre-register and get information at www.sccoe.org

April 11, 2015 - Northeast Oregon Educator Job Fair

FREE event in Hermiston, OR.  

April 14 - Washington Educator Career Fair at the Spokane Convention Center 9:00-2:00
www.wspa.net for more info and registration
Stop by the EWU Booth to get your eagle sticker for your name tag.  Districts watch for them!!!!


April 23 - Washington Educator Career Fair at the Tacoma Dome Arena 9:00-3:00
www.wspa.net for more info and registration

 

SPED Practicum applications for Spring Quarter 2015 are due Friday, February 13th.    

Did you miss the deadline?    Email:   Lwarner2@ewu.edu

EWU Graduate Research and Creative Works Sumposium
Call for Submissions
Abstracts are due March 13, 2015.

Research presentations can be oral, poster or interactive.   The symposium is April 16, 2015.    

Questions?    Email ewusymposium@ewu.edu and work with your graduate advisor

We are in need of more AVID tutors at Westwood Middle School. We have 6 spots available now through June 4th.  We need tutors on Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:20pm.  The tutors can sign up for just one of these days a week.  AVID tutoring is a volunteer opportunity for your students which gives them the benefit of a higher possibility of placement in our school for student teaching.  Many of our AVID tutors in the past have been picked up by one of our teachers for student teaching.

 If any of your education students are interested, please forward our contact information.  You are also welcome to share with your education professors and we'd be happy to answer questions or share more information about this opportunity.    The contact information for our AVID building coordinator and teacher is Randy Elam at relam@cheneysd.org , 559-4177 or contact the assistant principal Tami Skillingstad at tskillingstad@cheneysd.org, 559-4153. Thank you,Tami Tami SkillingstadWestwood Middle School6120 S. Abbott Rd., Spokane, WA 99224Assistant Principal / Athletic Director509.559.4153

A few of the new faces you will see in the Education Department this Fall:

New in Education Dept Fall 2014

Jill Stinson, Certification Officer

Dr. Gus Nollmeyer

Dr. Katheryn Baldwin

Dr. Lance Potter

Welcome to EWU and the Education Department!

Graduation Application Deadlines:

UNDERGRADUATES: Your application is due two quarters ahead of graduation. No exceptions. 

GRADUATE STUDENTS: Your application to graduate is due the second Friday of the quarter before you graduate. 

Satisfactory SAT or ACT scores will waive all or part of WEST B exam requirement.  If you received the following scores on your SAT or ACT, please see Tiffany Dixon, Education Department Undergraduate Advisor, for more information.  Williamson 312, 359-7033, or email Tdixon7@ewu.edu.

SAT:

Mathematics  515

Reading  500

Writing  490

ACT:

Mathematics  22

Reading  22

Writing  8

4.   Do you have a desire to see children develop a love for reading?

Eastern Reading Council is seeking new members!

It is our mission to put books into the hands of children.

Joining is simple, email:    easternreadingcouncil@gmail.com

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