Elon M.Ed. News Archive

FLEX Program a showcase for students — and their teachers

The summer enrichment experience for academically gifted students is facilitated by Elon's Master of Education program, with M.Ed. and special licensure candidates crafting curricula to meet a variety of student needs and goals for the graduate-level capstone course. 

Elon Master of Education graduates receive degrees

Jean Rattigan-Rohr, Elon's executive director of community partnerships and director of the Center for Access and Success, delivered the Commencement address. 

School of Education helps students ‘FLEX’ their minds in summer program

The FLEX Program is offered by Elon’s Master’s of Education program, with M.Ed. and special licensure candidates creating the curriculum and working with academically gifted students. 

M.Ed. Program Welcomes 16 Students to Elon
A new cohort of students begins the Master of Education program this summer, representing 11 North Carolina school districts, two out-of-state districts and five other countries.


Alumna receives top award from N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Deanna Beckham is now the Math I educator at Eastern Alamance High School.

M.Ed. graduates praised as 'magic elixir' for young minds

Twenty-five candidates in Elon University's Master of Education program received degrees Saturday in a ceremony highlighted by a Commencement address that challenged teachers to unshackle their students' minds and inspire them to pursue their dreams.

Teachers challenged to start an education 'revolution'

In Saturday remarks to graduates from Elon's Master of Education program, Elon President Emeritus J. Fred Young, who founded with his family a company that brings international teachers to the United States, proposed changes to the way Americans view learning and student outcomes.

Elon M.Ed. alumna's class featured in N&R

Angela Dalton G'13and her sixth grade class at Lincoln Academy in Greensborro were featured in the Greensboro News & Record because of the interactive methods used to study ancient Greece.

M.Ed. student to develop lesson plans for North Carolina schools

Master of Education student Lisa Wilson’s proposal has been accepted by the Governor’s Teacher Network as part of the federal Race to the Top funding.

School of Education inducts 39 students into the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society

On May 1 the School of Education honored the academic excellence of 39 undergraduate and graduate students as they were inducted into the Sigma Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education.

Visiting international faculty begin classes at Elon

The 13 teachers from Asia and South America have started their studies to earn teacher licensure, which will ultimately lead them to apply to the university's Master of Education program.

Former N.C. governor to teachers: 'Our state appreciates you'

Jim Hunt, a nationally recognized leader in promoting public education, instructed new graduates from Elon's Master of Education program to be forceful voices in advocating for their schools and students.

M.Ed. grads showcase their impact in classrooms

Students wrapping up their master's program in education held a Graduate Impact Celebration on July 26.

Elon grad student named South Mebane Elementary’s Teacher of the Year

Cara Maschi ’09, now pursuing her master’s degree in education, is honored for her commitment to special education students

Elon alumnus named Stokes County Teacher of the Year

Marty Erskine G’11 is the AIG Specialist for Lawsonville Elementary and Sandy Ridge Elementary schools in Stokes County, N.C and was recently named Teacher of the Year.

Elon alumna named Chapel Hill-Carrboro Teacher of the Year
For Kim Mellor G’05, teaching is a delicate balance between science and artistry.
Elon holds M.Ed. Commencement ceremony
Former N.C. Teacher of the Year Tyronna Hooker G'09 used wit & wisdom in a keynote address to graduates of Elon's education master's program.
M.Ed. alumna named local Teacher of the Year
The honor represents the second time in two years that the Alamance-Burlington School System has given an Elon grad its top award.
M.Ed. candidates receive degrees in summer Commencement
Thirty-nine students in the Master of Education program received their Elon University degrees Saturday morning in a Commencement ceremony featuring a keynote address from professor Judith Howard, the longtime director of the education graduate program who retires this month after serving the university since 1993 as a teacher, researcher and mentor.
Elon debuts Commencement gowns made from recycled plastic bottles

They look and feel the same as the caps and gowns used in previous ceremonies, but when candidates for Elon University’s Master of Education participate in their Aug. 20, 2011, Commencement exercises, as part of the university’s sustainability commitment, their regalia contained fabric made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles.

Enrichment program connects DPT students with area children
Forty first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students joined 26 elementary children on July 14 for a morning of fun and physical activity as part of Elon’s Summer Learning and Enrichment Academy, a partnership between Elon and the Alamance-Burlington School System that focuses on helping exceptional children in grades K-8 develop and maintain academic and behavioral skills they need to be successful in their learning.
Elon alumna named North Carolina Teacher of the Year
Tyronna Hooker G'09, an exceptional children’s teacher at Graham Middle School in Graham, N.C., and a 2009 graduate of Elon University's Master of Education program, has been named the 2011-12 North Carolina Teacher of the Year.
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David Cooper appointed to governor's education commission
North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue has appointed School of Education Dean David Cooper to the Governor’s Education Transformation Commission, a new board of influential leaders who will advise the governor on the use of federal “Race to the Top” funds for implementing the “Career and College: Ready, Set, Go! Initiative” across North Carolina.
Jeff Carpenter presents on classroom uses of Facebook at NCETA conference
Assistant professor Jeff Carpenter in the School of Education recently presented to an audience of pre- and in-service teachers at the North Carolina English Teacher Association's Annual Conference at Wake Forest University.
Elon M.Ed. students receive degrees
Elon University leaders conferred degrees Saturday morning to students in the Master of Education program during a Commencement ceremony in Whitley Auditorium attended by faculty, staff, family and friends of the graduate students.
Michele Woodson G'01 named principal in Alamance Burlington Schools
Michele Woodson, a 2001 graduate of Elon's master of education program, has been named principal of Pleasant Grove Elementary School in Burlington, N.C.
45 candidates receive M.Ed. degrees at Commencement
Commencement ceremonies were held on Aug. 22, 2009 for 45 M.Ed. students who completed their studies in the School of Education. Commencement speaker was David H. Cooper, Dean of the School of Education.
VIF names Elon graduate student International Educator of the Year
Princeton Review and USA Today name Elon one of nation’s 100 “Best Value Colleges”
A new ranking by The Princeton Review, in partnership with USA Today, names Elon one of the nation’s top values in higher education for 2009. The report, released Jan. 8, is based on 30 factors in three areas: academics, costs and financial aid. Schools chosen “provide high-quality academics at a reasonable price – either by keeping sticker prices in line, or by offsetting high costs with great financial aid packages.”
David H. Cooper named dean of School of Education
David H. Cooper, associate dean for undergraduate programs and school partnerships in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, has been named dean of the School of Education at Elon University.
Richard Mihans article published in The Education Digest
Richard Mihans' article "Can Teachers Lead Teachers?" was published in the January 2009 edition of The Education Digest.
Byrd and Howard make presentations at the 2008 CEC Convention and Expo
Master of Education program awards degrees
Master of Education program hosts Summer Learning Academy
Students from the Alamance-Burlington school system are working with teachers enrolled in the Master of Education program this summer as part of Elon’s Summer Learning and Enrichment Academy. Details...