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Announcements and Deadlines

 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 and work with your graduate advisor

K-8 Master in Teaching Application Deadline extended to Feb. 26, 2015 for First Consideration!*

Earn Your Teaching Certificate and Master's Degree
Eastern Washington University offers this excellent opportunity to individuals who have a BA/BS degree and one-year of work experience.
Highlights of the program include:
          1. On-going field experience throughout an academic school year.
          2. Teaching certification within 12 months.
          3. Course work applied toward Master's degree completion within 18 months.
A new cohort group will begin summer 2015. 
For information and an application to EWU, call 509.359.2500.
Eastern Washington University Department of Education

* Depending on available space in the cohort, applications may be considered after Feb. 26, 2015. 

Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International $450 Grant-in-Aid

Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is offering a $450 Grant-in-Aid to a qualified recipient who will be student teaching during 2015.   The funds can be used in any way which would be helpful to the student teacher during this important time in her teacher education process. (tuition, professional clothing, transportation, teaching materials, etc.)   The applicant must be a woman who is definitely planning to do student teaching during 2015 to be eligible for consideration.  Applications must be post marked by January 29, 2015 and are available in Williamson Hall 310B, Dr. Tara Haskins office or click here.

Stewart Book Scholarship

FREE books and/or show tickets! Do you have a few books that you would love to buy, but don't have the money left over after paying for all those textbooks? Or a special cultural venue that you would like to attend? Well, you're in luck! The Stewart Book Scholarship provides funds to purchase 2 books (NOT textbooks or reference books) for your personal enrichment worth up to $250.00 OR you may 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. Applications are Applications are accepted through Friday, January 30, 2015, by 4:30 PM.


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 , 559-4177 or contact the assistant principal Tami Skillingstad at, 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!

Please note that Undergraduate and Graduate students may have different appplication and graduation deadlines! Please read carefully.

1.   Undergraduate Education Program Application Deadlines:

 For Winter Quarter 2015 the deadline for application is Friday, November 7, 2014

For Spring Quarter 2015 the deadline for application is Friday, February 6, 2015

Applications are available in Williamson 310/312 or online at

1a.   Graduation Application Deadlines:

UNDERGRADUATES: Your application is due two quarters ahead of graduation. No exceptions. November 7, 2014 is the deadline to apply for Spring 2015 graduation.

GRADUATE STUDENTS: Your application to graduate is due the second Friday of the quarter before you graduate. Friday, October 3rd is the application deadline for Winter Quarter 2015.

2. The deadline to apply for Education Department GRADUATE programs for Winter 2015 is Dec. 15, 2014.

3.  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


Mathematics  515

Reading  500

Writing  490


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:

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