The College of Education at Temple University will host a symposium promoting college access through University, Corporate, and Civic partnerships and creating pathways to increase completion for low-income and underrepresented students in post-secondary education.
In a bold move underscoring Temple University’s commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald announced the Temple Option, an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don’t perform well on standardized tests.
The College of Education is pleased to introduce its Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Community Engagement. This new degree is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in child development, intercultural communication, research methods, urban education, and organization/leadership.
Through a partnership with the College of Education, Temple University will provide support to neighborhood schools and assist high school students as they prepare for college or the workforce after graduation.
Temple University has received a Transformational Planning Grant, funded by the Gates foundation, to develop new approaches for recruiting and evaluating prospective Temple students.
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.
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education, was awarded a $300,000 grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage on June 16, 2014 for A Fierce Kind of Love: A Community Conversation in Performance, Image, Story and Dialogue.
Early childhood education major MaryKate Higgins came to Temple from a small town in Pennsylvania, hungry for new experiences and a chance to make a difference. She got that and more from Temple's College of Education. Tag along as she teaches kindergarten at nearby Duckrey Elementary.