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.
The Office of Academic Innovation, the Office of Technology Services, and the College of Education will host an iPads in the Classroom Summit for Towson University faculty and staff. The summit will address both management and deployment of iPads in classrooms and how iPads can be incorporated more effectively for everyday classroom use.