2017 Community Based Teacher Education Summer Institute

This May, Ball State hosted the 3rd annual Summer Institute on Community Engaged Teacher Education. The Institute hosted teacher education programs from across the country to learn together, and to develop a growing network of programs that emphasize the importance and power of local communities in developing future teachers. Follow this link to learn more!

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AACTE: Outstanding Book Award

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) 2017 Outstanding Book Award for the book "Transforming Teacher Education for Social Justice". The book describes the Schools within the Context of Community SCC Program and provides guidance to teacher education programs who want to develop community engaged teacher education candidates. The book also describes how various technologies are integrated into the learning process and used as metacognitive tools for teacher education candidates.

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AACTE: Best Practice in support of Multicultural Education & Diversity Award

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) Best Practice in Support of Multicultural Education and Diversity Award.
Ball State and the Schools within the Context of Community program were honored at the 2017 AACTE conference for our work in developing community engaged teacher education candidates.


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Community Engagment Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Both the Schools within the Context of Community (SCC) and the Technology Mentoring program were highlighted as "prime examples" of Ball State's commitment to partner with organizations for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources.

Ball State University Immersive Learning Award

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AERA Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education Innovations in Research and Diversity in Teacher Education

The Innovations in Research on Diversity in Teacher Education Award recognizes research that demonstrates innovation in addressing issues of diversity in teaching and/or teacher education. The faculty of Schools within the Contexts of Community were among several nominees whose innovative research explores and/or demonstrates powerful new ways to think about diversity in teaching and teacher education, giving direction to the field and to policy makers and offering an expanded vision of a theoretical framework, research methodologies, or practices regarding diversity in teaching and teacher education. A nine-member awards committee unanimously concluded that their project, “Schools within the Contexts of Community,” provides new models of research that give direction to the field concerning diversity in teaching and teacher education. The committee also concluded that their innovative contributions have directly shaped thinking and/or practices regarding diversity in teaching and teacher education.




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AASCU: Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities selected the Schools within the Context of Community program at Ball State University Teachers College to receive the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education Award. To read more about this award, check out the link below.

http://edprepmatters.net/2016/10/ball-state-wins-aascu-award-for-community-based-program/

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