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.
During Temple University Career Week, College of Education students completed 117 interviews with 23 local, regional, national, and international employers.
Temple University College of Education May 2014 graduate Aaron Troisi is a teacher who also is the educational director of Hip Hop Fundamentals, a dynamic troupe that uses hip-hop music and breakdancing to connect with students in lower-income communities.
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, along with The Arc of Philadelphia, hosted a press conference on Thursday, April 17, 2014 featuring Robert P. Casey Jr., U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. Senator Casey visited Temple's main campus to discuss the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act or "The ABLE Act" that he introduced, along with U.S. Representative from Florida, Ander Crenshaw.