Jumpstart Philadelphia has been changing the lives of preschool children since it first came to Temple University in 2005. Over 600 Temple students have been trained since then and work closely with children, ages 3 to 5, in the North Philadelphia community.
Celia Feinstein, Co-Executive Director of the Temple University Institute on Disabilities discusses the reduction of funding and services for those with disabilities on WHYY Radio. "One of the biggest services that families used to avail themselves of is respite, which is basically a temporary break from caregiving, but that's become less and less a service that the system offers."
For a second consecutive year, the Temple University College of Education Alpha Alpha Nu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education was selected as a recipient of the Community Service Chapter Program Award and the Membership Chapter Program Award.
While many policy leaders define the term educational reform narrowly, we believe that educational reform itself needs to be reclaimed. The purpose of this year’s conference is to provide clear examples of democratic ethical educational leadership in action. These exemplars have redefined educational reform in the direction of social justice and social responsibility. This conference will give us time to reflect on ethical leadership at all levels and in a wide array of organizations.
The College of Education will host an Educators' Job Fair on Wednesday, April 8 from 2:00-6:00 pm in Mitten Hall on Temple's Main Campus. The fair connects over 50 employers including schools, districts, and education-related organizations with graduating students and alumni who are planning to secure positions in education.
Temple students mentor college-age adults with intellectual disabilities through the Academy for Adult Learning.
The Temple Teacher Residency program prepares teachers like Jessica Scherff, EDU ’10 (pictured), to work with students in Philadelphia public and charter schools.
The College of Education at Temple University climbed seven places to No. 56 in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools of Education ranking.
Temple University College of Education Student Teacher Deija Brantley works with students on their reading skills in a kindergarten class at Ziegler Elementary School in Northeast Philadelphia. Ziegler is piloting a new reading program as part of the School District’s expanded commitment to promote early literacy.