The College of Education Graduate Recognition Ceremony is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. The faculty and staff of the College of Education are pleased to present a special Graduate Recognition Ceremony (GRC) for our graduates. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of College of Education students receiving degrees. Friends and families of the graduates are cordially invited to attend. It is not necessary for graduates or guests to RSVP for this event. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.
The College of Education Graduate Recognition Ceremony is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. The faculty and staff of the College of Education are pleased to present a special Graduate Recognition Ceremony (GRC) for our graduates. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of College of Education students receiving degrees. Friends and families of the graduates are cordially invited to attend. It is not necessary for graduates or guests to RSVP for this event. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.
The Educators Hall of Fame recognizes and highlights the service of those educators to whom East Carolina alumni and friends are most grateful. This permanent recognition is displayed prominently in the Speight Building.
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Location: Hendrix Theatre in Mendenhall Student Center on ECU’s Campus
Reception immediately following induction in Mendenhall Student Center – Second Floor Gallery Lobby & Room 244. Viewing of the Educators Hall of Fame in Speight Building.
There will be a gathering for all College of Education faculty and staff on Friday, August 21, 2015. Donuts, juice and coffee will be served from 7:45-8:45 a.m. on the front porch of the Speight Building.
Following the Convocation, the College of Education will have its first faculty and staff meeting of the year from 10:30-12:00 noon in Speight 129 with optional seating in Speight 130 with live Mediasite viewing. The agenda includes introduction of new faculty and staff members, Dean's remarks, budget updates, and a preview of the upcoming academic year.
The Office of Professional Development and Student Outreach will sponsor an outreach and recruitment table at the annual ECU Get A Clue & Service fair to represent the COE and its various teacher education and certificate programs.
The Get a Clue student involvement fair is a great way for all students to discover opportunities to be active on campus and in the community. Come out and meet student organizations, campus departments, community businesses, and find out about volunteer opportunities in the community! This event is sponsored by the Student Activities and Organizations Office, The Chamber of Commerce, and Volunteer and Service Learning.
Meet members of the clubs below and find out how you can get involved in Education!
Elementary Education Club
Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) - Middle Grades Club
Science Education Association (SEA)
Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)
Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE)
ECU Chapter (Gamma) of NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Counselor Education Association (CEA)
Adult Education Association (AEA)
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education
Phi Delta Kappa
This is an introductory workshop that covers basic principles of good grant writing, starting with the phrasing of a compelling research theme to the actual construction of the proposal itself. Major differences between traditional “academic prose” and persuasive grant writing are highlighted. Common pitfalls that can lead to early rejection of good ideas are reviewed, matched with practical strategies for better writing. Special attention will be paid to the perspectives of grant reviewers and how to write in ways that will meet their expectations.
Killer mistakes in grant writing and how to avoid them
Two critical steps that will double your chances for success
How to win over the grant reviewer
Simple keys to a more powerful writing style
Visualization: Using illustrations to “sell” your project
Of the wide range of grant programs offered by the US Department of Education, a select few are targeted to university-based researchers. This session will focus on funding tracks within key DoE divisions such as the Institute of Educational Sciences (IES), the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), and the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE). Guidance will be provided on locating current and future funding opportunities, eligibility requirements, proposal structure, and DoE grant review procedures. Excerpts from successful proposals will be examined as models for preparing key sections. Topics to be covered include:
Navigating the DoE grant process
Deconstructing the Application Notice
Organizing the proposal
Understanding DoE grant review and selection criteria
Writing critical proposal elements: Need for Project, Research Objectives, Quality of Project Design, Quality of Project Personnel, and Project Evaluation