Human Development and Community Engagement
Many students want to make a difference in children’s lives in other ways besides being a teacher. Our new B.S. in Human Development and Community Engagement provides the training needed to understand the factors that impede or facilitate the cognitive, social, and physical development of children, particularly in urban communities.
Temple University has received a Transformational Planning Grant, funded by the Gates foundation, to develop new approaches for recruiting and evaluating prospective Temple students.
Dr. Henry Tisdale, President of Claflin University, was selected as the College of Education Gallery of Success inductee for 2014.
A $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be used to replace Norris Apartments, a 1950s-era public housing facility, with 297 units of affordable and market-rate housing throughout the neighborhood located near Temple University. The College of Education is the educational anchor for this grant and will be working closely with Dunbar School and Duckrey School to offer professional development. College of Education students will be contribute thousands of hours in a new center they plan on building for after school tutoring and other recreational activities.
Temple University together with the Laborers’ District Council Fund have announced plans to offer skills training and educational opportunities at the former William Penn High School property in North Philadelphia.
The Temple University College of Education Alpha Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education was selected as the 2013-2014 recipient of the Community Service Chapter Program Award and the Membership Chapter Program Award.