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College of Education dean to serve as president of LACTE

Dr. Paula Calderon, dean of the College of Education, will be serving as the president of Louisiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education two years.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

July 17, 2020

The dean of the College of Education, Dr. Paula Summers Calderon, was chosen to act as president of the Louisiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. After serving as president-elect for one year, Calderon officially became president of LACTE in May 2020 and will serve a two-year term.¬...

University debuts re-branded teacher residency program

David Faucheux, instructor of management and business administration, talks to students about expanding professional skills at a seminar earlier this year. Southeastern Education majors will have the opportunity to gain practical experience similar to this in the classroom through residency programs.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Education majors will now have the opportunity to gain more practical experience in the classroom. The Louisiana Department of Education recently introduced new requirements for the student-teaching program for all education majors, now rebranded to the piloted teacher-residency program. Similar...

Training the teachers of tomorrow

Paula Calderon, dean of the College of Education, reviews files in her office. She and Payton Bryant, university alumna and a teacher at Luling Elementary School, went to Washington, D.C. for discussions about preparing teachers for their career.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 27, 2019

Dr. Paula Calderon, dean of the College of Education, and Payton Bryant, university alumna and a teacher at Luling Elementary School, visited Washington, D.C. at the invite of Betsy DeVos, United States secretary of education, to brainstorm about preparing teachers for the classroom. Calderon described...