DSCEC Event and Professional Development- March 11th

Attention all SoE Students and Alumni:

The Drexel Student Council for Exceptional Children is hosting an event and invited Danielle Kovack, the CEC 2014 Clarissa Hug Teacher of the Year, to speak you Drexel about the Many Faces of Special Education: Best Practices for Special and General Education Teachers and Parents.  Collaborating to Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities.

This event will be held virtually and on Drexel’s Campus on Wednesday March 11 from 6-8pm at One Drexel Plaza, room 004. 

See DSCEC Teacher of the Year Event 3-2015 Flyer PACEC for more information about the presentation.  This event is free, but all participants must register before March 9th to attend or receive the virtual link.  


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Boston Public School Info Session at Drexel to Recruit Teachers

Boston Public Schools (BPS) is coming to Drexel University to find the best in Philadelphia!

                                         Location: Korman 211                Time: 11am – 4pm

On Friday, February 27th from 11am to 4pm , Krystal Cummings will be coming to Drexel University to talk to Teacher Candidates who will be or are currently seeking employment and share everything that BPS has to offer.

BPS is seeking great educators to join their team of teachers and leaders, and know that Drexel has great candidates. Please stop by anytime between 11am and 4pm to learn more about employment opportunities with BPS!

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On-campus Drexel Interviews wtih Baltimore City Public Schools

Dear Current Students and Alumni -

 Baltimore City Public Schools will be on Drexel’s campus on April 9th from 4pm – 6pm  to conduct on campus interviews. 

Interested candidates should be willing to travel or relocate to Maryland if hired and should be near graduation or have already graduated. 

Contact Naima Hall at naj26@drexel.edu to schedule an Interview appointment on-campus.

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TWO EVENTS: 2015 Education Research Symposium and the 21st Annual Education Congress

Dear Drexel School of Education Students, Faculty and Staff –

There are two events being held by the PA Association of School Administrators (PASA) that purposely coincide next week that you may wish to consider attending in Harrisburg, PA — the 2015 Education Research Symposium and the 21st Annual Education Congress. The events are being held at the Best Western Premier “The Central.”  The School of Education’s own, Dr. Joyce Pittman, serves as the Chair of PASA’s Research & Development Committee and will serve as a moderator at the event with special invited guest, Dr. Nancy Songer, Dean of the School of Education.  Dr.s Kristen Betts and Ed Bureau will also serve as moderators during the event.

On Thursday morning (8:00am – Noon), March 5, 2015, PASA is holding their 2015 Education Research Symposium. Join your colleagues, teachers/instructors and fellow students to learn about important current research on education and transformative leadership!  The event will feature poster sessions offering an opportunity to learn from doctoral researchers and their research findings and panel presentations on a range of issues — from leadership, student learning factors, teacher improvement plans – and much more!  To register for this event only or look at the detail schedule, go to: http://pasaresearchsymposium2015.sched.org/list/descriptions/#.VOiAx8YbTbU

(Click the RSVP button located in the 8:00am section of the webpage to register.)


PASA has piggy-backed their 21st Annual Education CongressThe New School: Change, Learning, information and Digital Technologies, 12:45 – 4:15pm on March 5, 2015, to begin immediately following the 2015 Education Symposium. The Education Congress will continue on Friday morning (March 6, 2015) from 8:45am – 12:15pm. To register for one or both days of the Education Congress, as well as view more schedule details, got to: http://www.pasa-net.org/workshopEdCon2015.asp.

 On Thursday afternoon, Chris Lehmann, founding Principal of the Philadelphia Science Leadership Academy (SLA) and author (What School Leaders Need to Know about Digital Technologies and Social Media), will present at the Education Congress.  On Friday morning, Will Richardson, former public school educator, author (Why School? How Education Must Change when Learning and Information are Everywhere), and co-founder of Modern Learner Media, as well as Powerful Learning Practice, will present at the Education Congress.


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2015 Principal/Teacher Candidate Meet & Greet – School District of Philadelphia

Attention Certified Students, Graduates or soon to be graduates: 

The School of Education is hoping hat you’ll be attending the School District of Philadelphia’s Principal/Teacher Candidate Meet & Greet on Thursday, February 26th and/or Tuesday, March 3rd! Principals, Assistant Superintendents and members of their Central Office team are ready and eager to share information around school communities, upcoming teaching opportunities, and their hiring process and teacher competencies.

 Please view below for event details and guidance:  (Please RSVP here).  

The School District of Philadelphia- 2015 Principal/Teacher Candidate Meet & Greet

Dates Thursday, February 26th 

Tuesday, March 3rd

Time 4:30-6:00 PM

Programming will start promptly at 4:30 PM

Location The School District of Philadelphia Central Office, 440 North Broad Street

We’ll be meeting in the Atrium, located on the first floor directly behind the front desk

Parking and transportation ·         There is street parking available as well as paid parking lots located on Broad Street and Spring Garden Street

·         Septa riders can take the Broad Street line to Spring Garden station, accessible via both the Express and Local trains

How to prepare ·         We recommend candidates bring 5-10 copies of their resume, as well as any additional materials you would like to share with principals/our Central Office team

·         Visit our website for high need certification areas, specific school information, Dr. Hite’s Vision, and more

·         Prepare questions you’d like to ask of principals to learn more about their school, vision for student learning, teaching environment and support, etc.

 The Philadelphia School District’s Office of Talent looks forward to meeting you and sharing more information about their work! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to them with any questions in advance of these meetings.


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