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  • Alternatives to traditional educationCharter schoolsVouchersAccountabilityAssessment of adequate yearly progressFunding of public educationConcern over quality of teacher education programsImportance of national accreditationConcern over teacher education standardsContent area expertisePreparation of highly qualified teachersTransition to teaching programs

    What is Purdue Education doing to meet the challenges?

  • Strengthen preparatory education through enhanced, ongoing engagement with P-12 schools, with special emphasis on Literacy Mathematics education Science education Educational technologyVISIONMISSION Create knowledge in education Develop exemplary learning experiences Advance human society through education

  • Unit HeadCollege of Education DeanTeacher Education CouncilCollege of Consumer & Family SciencesCollege of EducationCollege of Liberal ArtsCollege of ScienceCollege of TechnologyAgriculture EducationConsumer & Family Sci. Ed.Early Childhood EducationEducational LeadershipEducational TechnologyElementary EducationGifted & Talented EducationLiteracy & LanguageSchool CounselingSocial Studies EducationSpecial EducationCommunication DisordersEnglish EducationForeign Languages Ed.Health/Physical EducationVisual Arts EducationBiology EducationChemistry EducationEarth/Space Sciences Ed.Mathematics EducationPhysics EducationTechnology EducationPurdue North CentralCollege of AgricultureThe Purdue Teacher Education Program

  • Jeffrey GilgerAssociate Dean for Discovery & Faculty DevelopmentSidney MoonAssociate Dean for Learning & EngagementKevin KellyHead, Department of Educational StudiesJim LehmanHead, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

  • Ranked in the Top 50 Colleges of Education by U.S. News & World ReportPrepare highly qualified teachers for Indiana83% of graduates were licensed as teachers in Indiana6,000+ hours of service-learning experiences in local schools or in community agencies 2,000+ undergraduate education students 600+ graduate studentsSuccess in development supports strategic planFacts & Demographics

  • Scholarships - $697,340Faculty Support - $2,956,153Facilities - $341,358Programs - $1,902,836Unrestricted - $5,997,572

    Current Total - $11,895,259Campaign Goal - $14,000,000Development HighlightsCampaign Success

  • External funding up 69% in five yearsNumber of proposals submitted has nearly doubled in last two years (17/30)Amount requested in proposals has increased from $2 14m

    Discovery Highlights

  • Purdue Program for Preparing Tomorrows Teachers to use TechnologyUSDOE-funded initiativePrepares future teachers to use technology90 faculty 3000 teacher education students Impact: Faculty increased use of technology Students developed electronic portfoliosCurriculum included technology-enabled field experiencesDiscovery Highlights

  • Center for Research and Engagement in Science and Mathematics Education

    Discovery HighlightsAssessment Research Center

    Discovery Learning Center

  • Accomplishments:Early Field Experiences Study Abroad Experiences New graduate program in Counseling PsychologyNationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programsLearning Highlights

  • Challenges:Opportunities:

    Building programs that reflect Purdues strengths Develop partnerships with Science, Engineering & Technology Meeting the needs of educators in Indiana Foster collaborations with educational leaders & agencies Increasing resources to meet strategic objectives Pursue external funding and development initiatives Enhancing our national reputation Develop communications plan

  • Priorities built on vision:Recruit & retain nationally recognized faculty in signature areasLiteracyMathematics EducationScience EducationEducational TechnologyDevelop P-12 Center for Educational Engagement Establish infrastructure to support external funding initiativesLaunch national communications plan

    P3T3, which operated from 2000-04, received over $2 million in funding -- $1.1 million from USDOE and a little more than that in matching funds. Faculty from Science and Liberal Arts participated in the faculty development initiatives in addition to faculty from Education. As a result of project efforts, electronic portfolios are now required of all teacher education candidates.


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