Ricky Strickler, a graduate from Temple’s Master’s of Urban Education program, is breaking down barriers to music education for Philadelphia’s youth. The Aspiring Young Artists Project is an example of how to create an intersection between education, music, and the community.
The College of Education is pleased to announce that Mr. William McDonough is the 2017 College of Education Gallery of Success inductee. Mr. McDonough is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation, a Mutual Insurance holding company, comprised of medical liability insurers in the United States. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and currently has three operating insurance companies, Arkansas Mutual, MMIC and UMIA, and two non-insurance subsidiaries.
Todd Price, EDU ’99, was named the Commonwealth’s principal of the year. After graduating from Temple and working in Philadelphia, alumnus Todd Price moved to Pittsburgh and soon became a principal in the Montour School District, just outside the city.
“I had the opportunity to be a part of cohort with extremely intelligent and progressive thinking students and staff as well as having amazing English Education professors that focused on instituting lessons, teaching practices and philosophies.”
Kathleen Kies, EDU ’75, graciously gifts her doctoral regalia to an exceptional Temple University student.
Dan Campbell, EDU ’11, frontman of the band The Wonder Years, shaped his songwriting perspective at Temple.
College of Education alumnus, Matt Cahill, feared he would never graduate from high school because he found it so hard to read. Now as a teacher, he is on a mission to improve the lives of children with learning disabilities.
Dan Baker, '72 has announced more than 3,600 games, including five World Series; was inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame; and is the longest-tenured public address announcer currently working in Major League Baseball. In a world without Temple, game days in Philadelphia wouldn’t sound the same.
Erskine Glover, EDU '96, a Newark school principal and some of his school's staff members will be heading to the White House Tuesday for a celebration of their work and that of other top educators. Glover earned a Master in Education from the College of Education at Temple University in 1996.