Aluminations                    March 2017
College of Education and Human Development Alumni Newsletter
The ELC celebrated Read Across America 2017 

Read Across America celebrated at the ELC
Watch our video highlighting UD's partnership with United Way, bringing the joy of reading to hundreds of children at our Early Learning Center.  
Advance Your Education
Get a Master's Degree- ONLINE  
We now offer 3 online master's programs to help educators advance their careers while they work. 

Enroll today in our  flexible, affordable, part-time programs:
     *  M.Ed. in  Exceptional Children & Youth
    *  M.Ed. in Literacy
    *  M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership

Learn more about our graduate programs.
Hands-on Principal Training
DASL's Principal Preparation Program (PPP)  can help Delaware educators obtain an Assistant Principal/Principal Certificate in Delaware in 18 months while continuing to teach or lead full-time in their district or charter school.

Attend an information session in: 

   *  Sussex County - March 13 

   *  Kent County - March 14

   *  New Castle Country - March 27


Share Your Time, Talent and Treasure
Help Launch a Student's Career
Does your employer have  open internships or entry-level positions? UD is always looking to make connections between employers and our student job-seekers. 

Join our spring 2017 Internship & Job Drive by registering on UD's Career Services Handshake database and sharing  a position.
Tout your Talent - CEHD Awards
CEHD would like to recognize our alumni who have made a difference in the lives of children, families or the community. 

Nominate yourself or a colleague for one of the four awards before March 22. Awards will be presented during UD's Alumni Weekend at the June 2 CEHD Alumni Reception

Donor's scholarship eases student's financial burden

"I've wanted to become a teacher since the second grade. Once I visited UD, I knew I wanted to come here, but going to college placed a financial burden on my family.  I am so grateful for the scholarship I received through the Fontana Family Education Scholarship.  It will help make my dream come true."   Morgan Gravatt, ETE sophomore  

Read More  about Morgan's journey toward becoming a teacher. 

Calendar of Events
Alumni and friends are invited to join us for these CEHD-sponsored events. 

Meet the next generation of leaders in the field as our undergraduate and graduate students showcase their research and practice in professional conference-style setting.
1:00-4:30 p.m. - Presentations in Clayton Hall, Laird Campus
4:30-5:30 p.m. - Reception, posters and awards

April 26: Project Search  
This day-long education career fair is open to both students and alumni. Interview with recruiters from 100 schools and employers from across the nation. Register today

April 28: Children in Crisis: The Plight Refugees in Greece
Join HDFS for their global lecture series featuring three Greek professors, and president of the American Community Schools of Athens Dr. Stefanos Gialamas.

June 2-4: CEHD is sponsoring two events during UD's Alumni Weekend
June 2, CEHD Alumni Reception,  6:00-8:00 p.m., Perkins Student Lounge
June 3, Learning through Doing:  10:00-Noon., Willard Hall, 16 W. Main St. 

Join us as we congratulate the following alumni on their success! For more alumni news, visit 
Catching Up With Friends.
  • Carol D. Marsh, ETE '77, has published a powerful memoir describing her experiences as founder and director of Miriam's House, a Washington, DC, residence for homeless women living with AIDS. 
  • Matt SchifanoARTC, was one of three teachers selected to receive the Outstanding New Educator Award by the National Association for Alternative Certification.
  • Brooks Twilley, ARTC, was named Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro Teacher of the Year. 

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