The Mount Democrats, with faculty advisor Kim Hansen, organized an outing to the National Mall in Washington D.C. for President Obama's second inauguration. Suffering freezing temperatures, they witnessed the historic occasion, enjoyed the crowd, and participated in the festivities. The end of a long day. Students rest on Constitution Avenue before returning home.
Matt Himes C'11 was one of six individuals selected for the Urban Catholic Teacher Corps of Boston College. The UCTC combines a fully funded graduate program at the Boston College's Lynch School of Education with a two-year volunteer teaching experiences in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.
While at the Mount Matt demonstrated his commitment to Catholic schools through his involvement in Educators for Justice Society, campus ministry, and independent research with Dr. Caroline Eick, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education.
After analyzing numerous school shooting episodes over the last decade, the FBI has updated its recommendations for classroom safety.
Now, since the tragic shootings of elementary students in Newtown, Connecticut, trainings in these new procedures has been accelerated in school districts across the country.
Dr. Barbara Marinak, Associate Professor of Education, held a workshop for Mount education students explaining the new FBI recommendations for classroom safety and what impact they will have on our students and their classrooms.
Senior elementary education major Catherine E. Sheehy presented at the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Catie’s presentation was based on her senior honors project titled Implementation of RTI and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Susan Crone, C '88 and teacher at Thurmont Elementary School in Thurmont, Md., helps support students in a one-room school in Costa Rica.
Article Courtesy of the Frederick News Post
By: Pete McCarthy, News-Post Staff
Susan and Chuck Crone never went on a real honeymoon, so they decided five years ago to visit a friend in Costa Rica.
They had no idea the getaway would lead them to help a teacher and her less fortunate students....Read More ...