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Aluminations April 2019
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019
CEHD is hosting two events this year to help our alumni reconnect with each other during this fun-filled weekend.

Lights, camera, action!  The CEHD reception has a movie theme with popcorn, props and big boxes of candy. The action station is serving up sliders, and there will be plenty of appetizers to enjoy.
Fri,, June 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

On Saturday, kids can join in on the fun at our family-friendly STEAM event. Learn about Squishy Circuits, and create your own greeting card that lights up. We’ll have unplugged activities you can also enjoy on campus or take home.
Sat,, June 8 from 10:00 - 11:30 am.

CEHD NEWS

Nancy Jordan Named Endowed Professor
"Dr. Jordan’s distinguished record of scholarship, dedication to the profession of teaching and commitment to her students make her the ideal candidate for this honor. It is a pleasure to welcome her to the select group of named professors on our campus," said UD Provost Robin Morgan.

ETE Major Receives CAA Leadership Award
Abby Gonzales, ETE major and point guard for UD's basketball team, was presented the CAA Conference’s Dean Ehler’s Leadership Award for excelling in leadership, integrity, sportsmanship and academic achievement.

CEHD Student: Making a Difference
UD senior and human services major Rebekah Schrier spent senior year helping at-risk youth in Delaware's juvenile justice system as part of an internship with the School Offense Diversion Program at the Delaware Center for Justice.


WE CAN HELP

Assisting Schools Provide Exemplary Services in Special Education
DASL and the Center for Disabilities Studies partnered with the Delaware Department of Education to launch a new statewide professional learning network focused on building capacity to develop exemplary services for special education students.

Summer's Almost Here
Are you still looking for a summer camp for your children? Be sure to check out our CEHD camps. Held on UD campus, our camps provide fun and engaging experiences for toddlers to teens.

So, if your child is interested in learning about bugs, coding or mindfulness--or they just want to get outside and explore, we have a camp for you.

ETE AA Now Offered in Wilmington
Students interested in pursing an education degree can now apply to the Associate in Arts in Elementary Teacher Education on our Wilmington campus, in addition to the Georgetown campus. Applications are being accepted for the fall semester.


 ALUMNI NEWS

From Grad Student to Superintendent
Joseph Jones, Ph.D. ’07, was selected to be superintendent of New Castle County VoTech School District. In 2018, he also co-authored a book with fellow UD graduate, T.J. Vari titled   Candid and Compassionate Feedback: Transforming Everyday Practice in Schools.  The book advises school leaders on how candid conversations can improve teaching and learning in schools.


UPCOMING EVENTS
CDS Artfest
April 27, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Participants and volunteers are invited to this annual inclusive community festival and creative workshop hosted by the Center for Disabilities Studies and Art Therapy Express.

2019 Graduation Ceremonies
AA-ETE in Georgetown, DE
May 29, 7:00 pm
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UD Doctoral Hooding
May 31, 7:30 am
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CEHD Convocation
My 31, 12:30 pm
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UD Commencement
June 1, 9:00 am

DASL's Policy & Practice Institute
June 26, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
This annual conference is the premiere event for education leaders in Delaware and surrounding areas.

Join over 400 teachers, school leaders, district leaders, education policy makers and Department of Education staff.

Bookworms Institute
July 16–18, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
August 6–8, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
This sum mer, the Professional Development Center for Educators invites teachers and school administrators from around the country attend a 3-day workshop to gain a deeper understanding of the open-access Bookworms literacy curriculum.

I Heart UD Day - May 15, 2019
On I Heart UD Giving Day , you can support UD causes close to your heart. Be sure to visit the I Heart UD Day page on May 15 and see how your donation--big or small--can help support the children's campus, ArtFest, students' studying abroad or looking for assistance with teacher certification expenses. Give from the Heart!

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