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Hal Bowman to present “Teach Like A Rock Star’’ workshop on Aug. 24

_halbowman (3)DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Project Teach will sponsor an educational workshop, “Teach Like A Rock Star,” on Thursday, August 24 in the Magnolia Ballroom.

The workshop will be held in the Magnolia Ballroom from 12:30-3 p.m. and there is no admission charge. The public is invited to attend, but there is limited seating.

Hal Bowman, author of “A Grade Above,” “A Step Ahead,” and “Teach Like A Rock Star,” will conduct the workshop, which will be highly informative for education majors.

Bowman has spent more than 20 years pursuing what drives student achievement. The workshop reflects the profound educational and personal impact teachers have on students’ lives. It is research-based, results-driven and offers powerful tools, strategies, resources and an extraordinary learning environment.

           Project Teach is a Student Support Services TRIO  program that is designed to enhance teacher preparation k-12. It is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Project TEACH orientation set for March 22

Project TEACH orientation set for March 22

Press Release Date: 3-11-2011

DURANT, Okla. – An orientation session for the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Project TEACH program will be held Tuesday, March 22, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union (#213).

Project TEACH (Training Educators to Accept the Challenge) is a Student Support Services program specifically designed to enhance Teacher Preparation for K-12 education majors. This new and innovative program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $220,000 annually, is one of 81 Project TEACH programs in the nation and the only one of its kind in Oklahoma.

The mission of this program is to provide academic and student support to increase 140 eligible education majors’ retention, academic success, and graduation rates. Services include development of personalized education plans, tutoring, academic advisement, workshops, personal counseling, supplemental instruction, cultural activities and diversity training, certification test study sessions, and mentoring and internships.

For more information about the program, contact Dr. Rozanna May, Director of Project TEACH, at 580-745-3226, Leslie Collins, Administrative Assistant, at 580-745-3304, or Cathryn Harmon, M.Ed., Coordinator, at 580-745-3306