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Workplace Inclusion

Workplace Inclusion

Teresa Taylor (Director of Culturally Responsive Teaching) and Alisa Macksey (Executive Director, First Generation Initiative) attended a panel discussion in Minneapolis on October 17 on the topic of racial strife in our country. The discussion focused on the premise,...

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We Flipped for MEA

We Flipped for MEA

Did you spot our classic red bags at the MEA conference this year? Well, you would not be alone, as we once again handed out hundreds of our signature item. For alumni and current students that visited us we also had other fun goodies throughout the day, such as the...

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Refreshing Your PLCs

Written by: Katie Hubbard, Program Director, M.A. in Literacy Education  Many schools use Professional Learning Communities, PLCs, as their vehicle to talk about data, focus on student learning, and focus on results. In order for these things to successfully take...

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TWIST Partnership

The Professional Development Initiatives department at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has a successful 25-year partnership with 3M's TWIST program.  TWIST stands for Teachers Working in Science & Technology.  Each summer teachers from Minnesota and beyond, who...

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Greetings from the Schools of Education!

It’s amazing that we already find ourselves in August, and for education professionals gearing up for the launch of a school year, whether in K-12 or higher education, time and attention is consumed with planning, preparing, and organizing for engaging learning. For...

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M.A. in Teaching Program

M.A. in Teaching Program

Happy birthday to our graduate teacher training program, now entering its 25th year! In a quarter of a century we have trained over 800 teachers in Minnesota. Thank you to each of our current and former learners for helping to make a dynamic alumni, changing lives and...

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Lasallian Volunteers: Liam Wintroath

What’s next? It’s a question that college seniors are routinely asked as classes come to an end and commencement approaches. For Liam Wintroath, a graduate of Saint Mary's University who majored in Social Studies Education, the next step is moving to Chicago and...

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July Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Fatima Lawson

Dr. Fatima Lawson, an instructor in the M.A. in English as a Second Language program, has had a long, winding journey to Saint Mary’s. She was born and raised in northern Nigeria, in a community where (Western) education was often discouraged, particularly for young...

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