Presentation on theme: "First-Year Orientation Fall 2013 Early Childhood Education (P–5) ECE Birth through Kindergarten (Traditional and Montessori) Middle Grades Education (4–8)"— Presentation transcript:
First-Year Orientation Fall 2013 Early Childhood Education (P–5) ECE Birth through Kindergarten (Traditional and Montessori) Middle Grades Education (4–8) History Education (6–12) Education Undeclared 5/31/13
Dr. Maurice Wilson Interim Director, Education Student Services Associate Professor, ECE Rachel Blase Associate Director, Academic Advisement Mary Lynn Orr Assistant Director, Teacher Education Admissions Susan Roberts – Academic Advisor Dr. Kay Reeve – Professor of History Department of History and Philosophy Nancy Gillis – MGE Lecturer and advisor
Learning Communities FIRST-YEAR ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENT: All first-time, full-time students with fewer than 15 credit hours are required to take either a Learning Community OR a First-Year Seminar during their first semester at KSU: KSU 1101 Classic seminar KSU 1111 Global focus KSU 1121 Community Engagement focus KSU 1200 Leadership KSU 2290 Special Topics: Systematic Inquiry First-Year Seminars
LC #7 OPTION ENGL 1101 MW 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Cheryl Thrash TPS 1107 MW 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. James Davis LC #8 OPTION TPS 1107 MW 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. James Davis ENGL 1101 MW 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Cheryl Thrash Learning Communities All the World’s a Stage - for students interested in Education
Admission to Teacher Education is separate from admission to KSU Application processApplication process DeadlinesDeadlines RequirementsRequirements
SAT: at least 1000 (Verbal and Math) ACT: at least 43 (English and Math) Teacher Education Admission Requirements Pass GACE Basic Skills or provide proof of exemption…
Teacher Education Admission Requirements EDUC 2110 w/C or better (or approved High School program) Cleared Background Check Positive Recommendation and professional, responsible behavior in all classes, field experiences 45 hours college credit 2.75 KSU adjusted GPA ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 w/C or better
ECE Birth through Kindergarten ECE P-5, MGE, and HIED advised in TEAC (Kennesaw Hall 1314 FY Advising HOLD: required academic advising Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 See your advisor once a semester!
All majors: ENGL 1101 or LC w/ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101 and First-Year Seminar or ENGL 1101 and LC w/o ENGL 1101 All ECE majors : MATH 1101 or MATH 1111 Recommended Fall 2013
How many courses should I take? 12 semester hours considered “full time” (4 three-hour courses) 15 semester hours (5 three-hour courses) if you don’t want to attend summer You must earn 30 semester hours to become a sophomore !
Professional Teacher Education Unit Urban Education Option Urban Education Option The Urban Education Option at KSU will increase your MARKETABILITY, and, more importantly, it will make you a highly EFFECTIVE teacher with all students! Contact for additional The mission of the Urban Education Option is to partner with Cobb County teachers, parents, community groups, administrators, as well as students to prepare teacher candidates to effectively teach in high need schools. Junior and senior level education courses and field work take place at seven Cobb County public schools and are taught by teams of KSU faculty and Cobb County faculty.
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