University UpdatesWinter/Spring 2021

Winter/Spring 2021: School of Education

Mark Snodgrass ’00 (elementary education) received one of 10 Amazon “Future Engineer Teacher of the Year” awards and was the only award recipient from Indiana.

Assistant professor Kate Reinhardt was selected to be a National Site Visitor for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and will serve a three-year term.   

Chair and associate professor Dr. Jean Lee co-presented “Project Based Learning as the Vehicle for School Improvement” at the 2020 CELL Virtual Conference. 

Lee also co-published a peer-reviewed article, “Valuing the journey: How intuition and sense-making promote mathematical competence,in Indiana’s Mathematics Teacher Journal, Summer/Fall 2020 Issue. 

Professor Dr. Angie Ridgway and assistant professor Deb Sachs presented a two-day workshop for faculty in UIndy’s College of Health Sciences titled “Blossoming with Bloom’s: Incorporating Bloom’s Taxonomy to Promote Intentionality in Instruction and Assessment Practices.” 
Erin Dawson ’21 (elementary education) received a Classroom Teacher Grant from Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, for the proposal “STEM Soft Start.”