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Education Department Newsletter, April 26, 2024

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New■  The Aspiring Educators Club along with other Education Department students and alumni have worked with the Augsburg administration to dedicate a tree on campus in memory of Dr. Jennie Diaz. There will be a gathering at the tree next Thursday, May 2nd from 4:00-4:30pm (on 7th Street between Sverdrup Hall and Lindell Library). All are welcome so please join us! 

New■ Reading Bridge Needs Volunteers: The Children’s Librarian at the Mississippi Library in Fridley, MN runs a reading program called Reading Bridge for 1st through 3rd graders. The Mississippi branch is looking for reading mentors to volunteer this summer.  The program runs for 8-12 sessions, once a week, for an hour each week with the same child. Apply through the Anoka County website and come in for an informal interview. Go to this website to apply: <https://www.anokacountymn.gov/4197/Volunteer-Reading-Mentors>.

■ The Stommen Center (Augsburg’s career counseling center) has a dedicated page for education majors. Go to: <https://careers.augsburg.edu/channels/education/> to see it.

■ Join the Augsburg University Education Department group on Facebook and Instagram and connect with other students and faculty, past and present.

    • Go to <http://www.facebook.com>
    • Login or Sign up, then log in
    • Search for “Augsburg University Education Department”
    • Click on the group
    • Click “Join Group” in the list of options to the right.

Instagram page: @augsburgeducationdepartment

■  Employment Opportunities in Local Schools: 

Spanish Immersion Program in Princeton, Minnesota Looking for a Spanish-speaking 1st Grade Teacher: A Spanish Immersion Program in Princeton, Minnesota, about 50 minutes north of Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a teacher who speaks Spanish to start in their program immediately teaching 1st grade.  The job would start immediately upon hire and could extend into a full-time position as the position is also open for the upcoming school year.  They would help with housing and transportation for this school year. If interested, go to: <https://princetond.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=84>.

More information about the Spanish Immersion program through Princeton Public School District is available at: <https://www.isd477.org/primary-school/programs/spanish-immersion>

Please contact Melissa Ramage (763-443-8723) or at <melissa.ramage@isd477.org> if you would like information.

■  Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement Information: For questions about Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement, contact the Education Placement Coordinator, Sara Peterson <peterssa@augsburg.edu>.

  • For questions about Student Teaching, contact the Clinical Experience and Partnership Coordinator, Tiffany Moore, <mooret2@augsburg.edu>.
  • For questions about Anthology Portfolio, contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Clinical Experience Team Office Hours:

The Clinical Experience Team is offering regular virtual office hours. Members of the Clinical Experience Team will be available to answer questions about program requirements, field experience, student teaching, licensure, Anthology Portfolio, and other Education Department questions. Visit the Education Department Calendar <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/education-department-calendar/> for more information on times and links to the office hours sessions.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

    • To the Education Department Newsletter: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
    • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
    • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on the “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

    • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
    • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Education Department Newsletter, March 8, 2024

New■ The Stommen Center (Augsburg’s career counseling center) has a dedicated page just for education majors. Go to: <https://careers.augsburg.edu/channels/education/> to see it.

Aspiring Educators Club at Augsburg: The new Aspiring Educators Club at Augsburg is lobbying to give all Minnesota student teachers pay while doing their mandatory student teaching semesters. They are working with the National Education Association to raise awareness with a Google Form for anyone interested in helping pay student teachers. This Google Form belongs to the Minnesota President of Aspiring Educators. If interested, please click this link. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4bk5v4o3zyx2FfBQK4ZlhfqYzKnRvJph9L99KwIeYe06btg/viewform

■ Join the Augsburg University Education Department group on Facebook and Instagram and connect with other students and faculty, past and present.

  • Go to <http://www.facebook.com>
  • Login or Sign up, then log in
  • Search for “Augsburg University Education Department”
  • Click on the group
  • Click “Join Group” in the list of options to the right.

Instagram page: @augsburgeducationdepartment

■  Employment Opportunities in Local Schools: 

Spanish Immersion Program in Princeton, Minnesota Looking for Spanish-speaking 1st Grade Teacher: A Spanish Immersion Program in Princeton, Minnesota, about 50 minutes north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is seeking a teacher who speaks Spanish to start in their program immediately teaching 1st grade.  The job would start immediately upon hire and could extend into a full-time position as the position is also open for the upcoming school year.  They would help with housing and transportation for this school year. If interested, go to: <https://princetond.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=84>.

More information about the Spanish Immersion program through Princeton Public School District is available at: <https://www.isd477.org/primary-school/programs/spanish-immersion>

Please contact Melissa Ramage (763-443-8723) or at <melissa.ramage@isd477.org> if you would like information.

■  Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement Information: For questions about Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement, contact the Education Placement Coordinator, Sara Peterson <peterssa@augsburg.edu>.

  • For questions about Student Teaching, contact the Clinical Experience and Partnership Coordinator, Tiffany Moore, <mooret2@augsburg.edu>.

  • For questions about Anthology Portfolio, contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Clinical Experience Team Office Hours:

The Clinical Experience Team is offering regular virtual office hours. Members of the Clinical Experience Team will be available to answer questions about program requirements, field experience, student teaching, licensure, Anthology Portfolio, and other Education Department questions. Visit the Education Department Calendar <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/education-department-calendar/> for more information on times and links to the office hours sessions.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department Newsletter: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on the “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Education Department Newsletter, February 2, 2024

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Aspiring Educators Club at Augsburg: The new Aspiring Educators Club at Augsburg is lobbying to give all Minnesota student teachers pay while doing their mandatory student teaching semesters. They are working with the National Education Association to raise awareness with a Google Form for anyone interested in helping pay student teachers. This Google Form belongs to the Minnesota President of Aspiring Educators. If interested, please scan this code or click this link. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4bk5v4o3zyx2FfBQK4ZlhfqYzKnRvJph9L99KwIeYe06btg/viewform

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save the dates for these action activities related to advocacy for paid student teaching!

  • Feb. 22, 8 am-5 pm Meet your legislators
  • Feb. 24, 3:30-5 pm Rally event

■ Join the Augsburg University Education Department group on Facebook and Instagram and connect with other students and faculty, past and present.

  • Go to <http://www.facebook.com>
  • Login or Sign up, then log in
  • Search for “Augsburg University Education Department”
  • Click on the group
  • Click “Join Group” in the list of options to the right.
  • Instagram page: @augsburgeducationdepartment

■  Employment Opportunities in Local Schools: 

New■  Spanish Immersion Program in Princeton, Minnesota Looking for Spanish-speaking 1st Grade Teacher: A Spanish Immersion Program in Princeton, Minnesota, about 50 minutes north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is seeking a teacher who speaks Spanish to start in their program immediately teaching 1st grade.  The job would start immediately upon hire and could extend into a full-time position as the position is also open for the upcoming school year.  They would help with housing and transportation for this school year. If interested, go to: <https://princetond.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=84>.

More information about the Spanish Immersion program through Princeton Public School District is available at: <https://www.isd477.org/primary-school/programs/spanish-immersion>

Please contact Melissa Ramage (763-443-8723) or at <melissa.ramage@isd477.org> if you would like information.

New■  Summer Camp Internship Opportunities with Clemson University’s Learning Institute, 4-H Camp: Clemson University’s Learning Institute, 4-H Camp is seeking students for their summer positions at at 4-H Camp.

4-H Summer Camp takes place at Camp Bob Cooper in Summerton, South Carolina on Lake Marion. Staff will report to camp in mid-May and work until early August. Counselors will be working with youth ranging in age from 8-14. 4-H. These staff positions can count toward internships and are paid. They provide all training and certifications for staff.

To apply, students will need to send their resume to <mg5@clemson.edu>.

■  AVID Tutor Openings in Roseville: Roseville Area Middle School (7-8), Parkview Center School (7-8), and Fairview Alternative High School (10-12) have the following shifts available, and someone could fill one or all of these shifts depending on their schedule.

  • Fairview Alternative High School Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 pm
  • Parkview Center School Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am-12 pm
  • Roseville Area Middle School 8-10 am

*There is time to get between the middle school and Parkview if an applicant is interested in both shifts. 

For more information, please contact Anne Barnes, AVID Secondary District Director, Roseville Area Schools at: <ANNE.BARNES@isd623.org>.

■  Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement Information: For questions about Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement, contact the Education Placement Coordinator, Sara Peterson <peterssa@augsburg.edu>.

  • For questions about Student Teaching, contact the Clinical Experience and Partnership Coordinator, Tiffany Moore, <mooret2@augsburg.edu>.
  • For questions about Anthology Portfolio, contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Clinical Experience Team Office Hours

The Clinical Experience Team is offering regular virtual office hours. Members of the Clinical Experience Team will be available to answer questions about program requirements, field experience, student teaching, licensure, Anthology Portfolio, and other Education Department questions. Visit the Education Department Calendar <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/education-department-calendar/> for more information on times and links to the office hours sessions.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department Newsletter: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on the “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, January 19, 2024

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Aspiring Educators Club at Augsburg: The new Aspiring Educators club at Augsburg are lobbying to give all Minnesota student teachers pay while doing their mandatory student teaching semesters. They are working with the National Education Association to raise awareness with a Google Form for anyone interested in helping pay student teachers. This Google Form belongs to the Minnesota President of Aspiring Educators. If interested, please scan this code or click this link.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4bk5v4o3zyx2FfBQK4ZlhfqYzKnRvJph9L99KwIeYe06btg/viewform

 

■ Join the Augsburg University Education Department group on Facebook and Instagram and connect with other students and faculty, past and present.

    • Go to <http://www.facebook.com>
      Login or Sign up, then log in
      Search for “Augsburg University Education Department”
      Click on the group
      Click “Join Group” in the list of options to the right.
    • Instagram page: @augsburgeducationdepartment

■  NewEmployment Opportunities in Local Schools: 

AVID Tutor Openings in Roseville: Roseville Area Middle School (7-8), Parkview Center School (7-8), and Fairview Alternative High School (10-12) have the following shifts available, and someone could fill one or all of these shifts depending on their schedule.

  • Fairview Alternative High School Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 pm
  • Parkview Center School Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am-12 pm
  • Roseville Area Middle School 8-10 am

*There is time to get between the middle school and Parkview if an applicant is interested in both shifts. 

For more information, please contact Anne Barnes, AVID Secondary District Director, Roseville Area Schools at: <ANNE.BARNES@isd623.org>.

■  Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement Information: For questions about Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement, contact the Education Placement Coordinator, Sara Peterson <peterssa@augsburg.edu>.

    • For questions about Student Teaching, contact the Clinical Experience and Partnership Coordinator, Tiffany Moore, <mooret2@augsburg.edu>.
    • For questions about Anthology Portfolio, contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Clinical Experience Team Office Hours

The Clinical Experience Team is offering regular virtual office hours. Members of the Clinical Experience Team will be available to answer questions about program requirements, field experience, student teaching, licensure, Anthology Portfolio, and other Education Department questions. Visit the Education Department Calendar <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/education-department-calendar/> for more information on times and links to the office hours sessions.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department Newsletter: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on the “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, December 1, 2023

Posted on Categories Newsletter

Aspiring Educators Club at Augsburg: The new Aspiring Educators club at Augsburg are lobbying to give all Minnesota student teachers pay whil

e doing their mandatory student teaching semesters. They are working with the National Education Association to raise awareness with a Google Form for anyone interested in helping pay student teachers. This Google Form belongs to the Minnesota President of Aspiring Educators. If interested, please scan this code or click this link.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4bk5v4o3zyx2Ff

BQK4ZlhfqYzKnRvJph9L99KwIeYe06btg/viewform

 

■ Join the Augsburg University Education Department group on Facebook and Instagram and connect with other students and faculty, past and present.

  • Go to <http://www.facebook.com>
  • Login or Sign up, then log in
    Search for “Augsburg University Education Department”
    Click on the group
    Click “Join Group” in the list of options to the right.

    Instagram page: @augsburgeducationdepartment


■  Employment Opportunities in Local Schools:

  • Middle School EL Teaching Position Available in Faribault Public Schools: Faribault Public Schools is seeking a full-time EL teacher at their Middle School. For more information, please contact Katherine Schultz <kschultz@faribault.k12.mn.us> or go to: <https://www.applitrack.com/faribault/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?AppliTrackJobId=4606&FromAdmin=True>.

■  Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement Information: For questions about Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement, contact the Education Placement Coordinator, Sara Peterson <peterssa@augsburg.edu>.

  • For questions about Student Teaching, contact the Clinical Experience and Partnership Coordinator, Tiffany Moore, <mooret2@augsburg.edu>.

  • For questions about Anthology Portfolio, contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Clinical Experience Team Office Hours

The Clinical Experience Team is offering regular virtual office hours. Members of the Clinical Experience Team will be available to answer questions about program requirements, field experience, student teaching, licensure, Anthology Portfolio, and other Education Department questions. Visit the Education Department Calendar <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/education-department-calendar/> for more information on times and links to the office hours sessions.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department Newsletter: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on the “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, November 17, 2023

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NewAspiring Educators Club at Augsburg: The new Aspiring Educators club at Augsburg are lobbying to give all Minnesota student teachers pay while doing their mandatory student teaching semesters. They are working with the National Education Association to raise awareness with a Google Form for anyone interested in helping pay student teachers. This Google Form belongs to the Minnesota President of Aspiring Educators. If interested, please scan this code or click this link.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4bk5v4o3zyx2FfBQK4ZlhfqYzKnRvJph9L99KwIeYe06btg/viewform

 

NewEmployment Opportunities in Local Schools: 

        • Middle School EL Teaching Position Available in Faribault Public Schools: Faribault Public Schools is seeking a full-time EL teacher at their Middle School. For more information, please contact Katherine Schultz <kschultz@faribault.k12.mn.us> or go to: <https://www.applitrack.com/faribault/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?AppliTrackJobId=4606&FromAdmin=True>.
        • Futura Language Professionals, a community-based Spanish school, will be tableling in the Christensen Center on November 20th from 10:30am-12:30pm.

Anthology Portfolio: The Education Department will continue using Anthology Portfolio to create an online, accessible record of students’ clinical experience, evaluation, and assessments.

Students will use Anthology Portfolio for:

  • Completing surveys like the request for field experience and the student teaching application
  • Logging field experience hours
  • Accessing feedback from field experience and student teaching
  • Submitting key assessments and reviewing feedback on key assessments.

For more information on Anthology Portfolio and to access the single sign-on account link, please visit the Education Department Anthology webpage: <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/anthology/>.

If you have any questions about Anthology Portfolio, please contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Field Experience Fall 2023: Teacher candidates must complete a minimum of 100 field experience hours prior to student teaching with at least 60 of those hours within the scope and content of the licensure. Students can request a field experience placement by completing the request in Anthology Portfolio. A message was sent from Anthology Portfolio with the Field Experience Request Form. Candidates need to complete the request in order to have their placement confirmed. Candidates in need of field experience who did not receive a message from Anthology Portfolio can contact the Unit Leader, Erin Moore <mooree2@augsburg.edu.

Candidates who need to complete hours this semester can request a placement by completing the Field Experience Request form emailed to them from Anthology Portfolio. Field experience hours completed this semester are also being recorded in Anthology Portfolio.

For questions about Field Experience and Student Teaching Placement, contact the Education Placement Coordinator, Sara Peterson <peterssa@augsburg.edu>.

      • For questions about Student Teaching, contact the Clinical Experience and Partnership Coordinator, Tiffany Moore, <mooret2@augsburg.edu>.
      • For questions about Anthology Portfolio, contact the Education Department Unit Leader, Erin Moore, <mooree2@augsburg.edu>.

Clinical Experience Team Office Hours

The Clinical Experience Team is offering regular virtual office hours. Members of the Clinical Experience Team will be available to answer questions about program requirements, field experience, student teaching, licensure, Anthology Portfolio, and other Education Department questions. Visit the Education Department Calendar <https://sites.augsburg.edu/edstudents/education-department-calendar/> for more information on times and links to the office hours sessions.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department Newsletter: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on the “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).