College of Education Scholarship Application Process for 2015-16
The scholarship application for awards during the 2015-16 academic year is available now. The deadline for submitting the application is January 30, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. At the end of the application (Campus Labs Survey), you will be asked to submit a resume, which includes volunteer and community service, as well as any involvement in professional organizations, and an essay addressing “Which of your past professors or teachers most influenced your desire to become a professional educator?” If you have financial need, you need to complete the FAFSA form for 2015-16. The FAFSA form will be available in January at www.fafsa.gov. Please complete the FAFSA before mid February so your information will be in the report we receive from Financial Aid in March. Letters to recipients, as well as non-recipients, will be mailed in April.
Second Cohort of James Patterson Teacher Education Scholars Announced
For the second year, Towson University has named eight future teachers as recipients of the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarships.
The students will receive a $6,000 scholarship each year, as long as they maintain their intention to teach and the academic requirements for the gift. Read More
Towson Faculty Member named 2014 National Teacher of the Year
Sean McComb, an English teacher at Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts in Dundalk and an adjunct instructor for Towson University’s College of Education, has been named the 2014 National Teacher of the Year. Just 30 years old, he is one of the youngest recipients to ever receive the award. Read more.
Towson lauded for its groundbreaking program in middle school education
Towson University is garnering national attention for its undergraduate program in middle school education. Maryland’s largest producer of teachers is the first public university in the state to offer the program.
Launched last year by the College of Education’s Department of Secondary Education, the major prepares its participants to meet the unique needs of students in grades 4 through 9. The major is a dual content program, so students choose to concentrate on any combination of English, social studies, mathematics and science, in addition to their education classes. Read more.