Critical Conversations in Urban Education Series – Monday, November 17

Promise, Potential, and Possibilities: A Collaborative Conversation About Urban Education

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Critical Conversations in Urban Education
Promise, Potential, and Possibilities: A Collaborative Conversation About Urban Education

Monday, November 17, 2014
6-8 p.m.

Creese Student Center at George D. Behrakis Grand Hall
3210 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join Drexel University’s School of Education for an interactive event that brings together a diverse group of stakeholders to collaboratively define “urban education” and determine how a shared understanding informs the promise, potential, and possibilities for our work together within and beyond the Promise Zone surrounding Drexel. Roundtables will be organized around three topics: Multiple Literacies, STEM and Common Core, and University-Assisted Schools. Dr. Lori Shorr, Executive Advisor and Chief Education Officer to Mayor Michael Nutter, and Dr. Nancy Songer, Dean of the School of Education, will offer opening and closing remarks.

Register by November 3 by calling 215-895-6770, emailing or visiting

This event will be livecast through the website. Refreshments will be served on-site.

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Global Education Colloquium – Live and Webcast Session October 21 – noon to 1:15pm (E)

Attention all Students!!!!

On behalf of Dr. Kristy Kelly and the SOE’s Global and International program, we would like to invite you to this month’s Brown Bag Lunch sponsored by the Global Education Colloquium

Bill Hayton, will present, “Who Owns the South China Sea? Politics of Knowledge and Evidential Claims Making.”

The event will take place on Tuesday, October 21 from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. at MacAlister Hall, Room 2019-2020 (3250-60 Chestnut Street).

To register, please visit  Be sure to bring your lunch!

To access the event via the live webcast, copy and paste the link into your browser:

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Mastery Charter Schools: Math Substitute Teacher Position

Attention Students Completing Math Certification by mid December!

Mastery Charter School - Pickett Campus is looking for a math substitute teacher to cover a long-term leave (mid-December to April).  Students should apply for this position through this link:

 To apply for a position at Mastery, visit the “Careers” tab of  

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3rd Annual International Opportunities Fair – Oct 23rd

The Office of International Programs, the Study Abroad Office, and the Steinbright Career Development Center are proud to bring you the 3rd Annual International Opportunities Fair on October 23, 2014, 4:30-6:30pm, in Gerri C. LeBow Hall Grand Meeting Room (GHALL221).

Come learn about opportunities to study, research, or co-op abroad! We will also be featuring on-campus opportunities for students to become globally engaged right here in Philadelphia!

Food and raffle prizes will be provided. For more questions, please contact Adam Zahn at

Please feel free to RSVP on our Facebook group for updates:


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Completing your Degree or Program at the end of the Fall 2014 term?

Attention all students who are completing their Bachelors, MS or Post-bac programs by the end of the Fall 2014 term:

If you haven’t already applied for degree/program completion please do so ASAP  on the Drexel One Portal. For directions, go to the “Tutorials” page and click on ”Applying for Degree Completion.”  If you don’t apply by October 20th, you will need to apply for the winter term.  Also please check with your advisor if your program isn’t listed correctly on your Drexel One Portal so that we have time to change it before you apply.

Post-bac Students = Must have all content and graduate core pedagogy courses completed and submit all official transcripts before the end of the term you will be completing your Post-bac program.  Post-bac students are NOT eligible to attend the Graduation Ceremony in June 2015

Master’s Degree Students= If you plan to complete 45 graduate credits required for your degree program (core pedagogy and MS elective courses) by the end of this fall or winter term, please apply for Degree Completion ASAP for the appropriate term.   If you have questions about your progress, please contact your Graduate Advisor. 

If you answer yes to attending the Commencement Ceremonies, you will receive more information about the Commencement Ceremony via email in March 2015 or see the Graduation Website at closer to the ceremony so that you are prepared to order your cap and gown, etc.

Current Advisors Breakdown by Program:


Post-bac or Master’s Programs:

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