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“Good Neighbors, Great Schools”
Curating, communicating, and celebrating school-university engagement activities.

Issue: April/2019

College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University honors school-university partnerships with 4 new initiatives of the
Good Neighbor Partnerships.
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K-12 Resources

Education Career Fair: Save the Date, Monday, Nov. 4
On Monday Nov. 4, 2019 the TLAC Field Experiences Office will hold the TAMU Education Career Fair. This recruiting event takes place at the Brazos County Expo Center. Please like them on Facebook, where recruiting entities connect with current and former student teachers, job opportunities are posted, and semester news is shared.

Request a Visit to Evans Library at TAMU for Your K-12 Learners
Do your K-12 learners need access to research materials? Then visit the Evans Library on the Texas A&M campus for a TAMU School Visit. Their process makes it easier for a teacher to request library accounts (i.e. to check out books) and temporary computer ID’s (i.e. to use our library computers) on behalf of their students when they are coming to our library for a class visit.  The sponsoring teacher can complete a request online at: Library Instruction Request form for K-12 school visits.
Events and Professional Development

Department of Health and Kinesiology Held 2nd Able, Active, and Adaptive (AAA) Conference
AAA is a student-led event that promotes inclusion and support for individuals with disabilities and disorders through adaptive sports and educational experiences. Read More
In the News
Jessie Simmons: How a Schoolteacher Became an Unsung Hero of the Civil Rights Movement
When Jessie Simmons applied for a teaching job in 1958, her application went to a separate file for "Negro teachers" and got rejected. An education scholar recounts how Simmons fought back and won. Read more

Teachers: Undervalued but Incredibly Valuable
The long-term influence of a teacher is often underestimated. Read More

Video from the Voices of Impact Speaker Series
CEHD’s faculty share their research in 5-minute video presentations. Read More

Study Sheds Light on African American Youth
A new report co-authored by a Texas A&M professor finds that adults view black girls as more adult like than their white peers. Read More

New Partnership Formed with Experimental Primary School in China
The Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA) and the Education Leadership Research Center (ELRC) in the College of Education and Human Development formed a professional partnership with the Beihai Haicheng No. 1 Experimental Primary School, China on January 12. Read More
From Our Partners
College Station ISD:
Classroom Use of Apple Technology Aids, Motivates Student Learning. Read More
Bryan ISD:

Bryan ISD is renewing its focus on character education for all grade levels. The Essential Eight includes engaging lessons and activities that will incorporate eight essential character traits to help ensure students’ success during their school years and beyond graduation. Read more and watch the video.
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