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Education Department Newsletter – October 2023

October here on campus is all about advising and looking toward the next step in education for our students. Our current students are picking their schedules for spring term and getting ready for registration. I want to take a moment to use this "advising" month to encourage you to think about your future and classes … Continue reading "Education Department Newsletter – October 2023"

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Education Department Newsletter – February 2023

February 2023 Education Department Newsletter. Learn more about what the education department is doing.

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Education Department Newletter – January 2023

Message From the Education Unit Welcome back, Education students. We hope you enjoyed your winter break. The Education Unit has an exciting semester planned and we're happy to have you back. Please be sure to review all information below and add the important dates to your planners. We wish you much success this semester and … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – January 2023"

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Education Department Newletter – December 2022

Message from Dr. O'Connor As an associate professor in Trinity’s Education Unit, I have the wonderful opportunity to work with students across our undergraduate, adult, and graduate programs. One of my favorite activities is to guide our education graduate students as they engage in research. Throughout the fall semester, our current master’s students have been … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – December 2022"

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Education Department Newletter – November 2022

Message from Dr. Boerman-Cornell, Professor of Education For Young Authors’ Festival this year, our featured guest is writer Laura Martin. Laura is an amazing story teller who has had nearly ten books published so far. Imagine a future world in which civilization has collapsed and humans survive underground, hiding from the dinosaurs that roam the … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – November 2022"

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Education Department Newletter – October 2022

Message From Assistant Professor The pandemic made many of us realize human connection is vital to our success and to our life overall.  We need connections.  During the pandemic I often heard people ask, "when can we return to normal?"  I never wanted 'normal.'   I wanted an improvement. I hoped the pandemic would help all … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – October 2022"

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Education Department Newletter – September 2022

Message From Assistant Professor The start of the school year is such an exciting time! Harry K. Wong, an award-winning teacher, a new teacher advocate, and the co-author of First Days of School has often said, “The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not graduation day.”  I like … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – September 2022"

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Education Department Newletter – May 2022

Message From Assistant Professor And just like that, another year comes to a close! For me this school year was like no other as it represented my first as a part of the Trinity Christian College community. Over the course of this year one of the things that has struck me most about our department … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – May 2022"

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Mark Your Calendars for OPUS 2022

OPUS, Trinity’s annual festival of student scholarship, is taking place on Wednesday, April 20. The word “opus” is Latin for work. Whether it’s the arts and humanities, natural and applied sciences, or social sciences, students from all disciplines can present their work or attend this annual celebratory conference.

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Education Department Newletter – April 2022

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION OPERATIONS Welcome to our April issue of Trinity’s Education Department Newsletter. I had to think long and hard about what to write for an opener for this newsletter.  For those of you that don't know me, I'm a big fan of data and numbers.  For me, the use of … Continue reading "Education Department Newletter – April 2022"

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Education Department Newsletter – March 2022

Welcome to the first ever edition of Trinity’s Education Department Newsletter. We are excited about this debut and thankful to the faculty and staff who made this possible.

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Antos Named Among Yamaha’s 40 under 40 Educators

For the second year in a row, Yamaha has named 40 exceptional music educators under the age of 40 who possess action, courage, creativity, and growth. And Trinity’s own Prof. Justin Antos, Ph.D., has been named to this selective group.

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Congratulations to Fall 2021 Dean’s List Students

The Dean’s List is Trinity Christian College’s highest academic honor. Congratulations to all our undergraduate students who met this distinction for the Fall 2021 semester.

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Special Education Program Recognized as a Best Value

Recently, College Factual ranked Trinity’s special education program as a “Best Value” college for 2022.

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U.S. News Names Trinity a Top 20 School

The life-changing value of a Trinity education has once again been recognized by U.S. New and World Report, which named Trinity to several of its “best” lists for 2022, including among the Top 20 Regional Colleges Midwest and #15 for social mobility.

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Trinity’s Special Education Programs Recognized as Top 10 Value

The College is particularly pleased to see the value of our undergraduate and graduate degrees in special education recognized by Grad Degree Search, including among the Top 10 in the Great Lakes Region.

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Education Program Honored by Colleges of Distinction

Trinity education majors leave the College confident in what they believe and possess the skills and experience necessary to excel in their field for good, according to Colleges of Distinction. The organization has once again recognized Trinity’s education program, among numerous categories.

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Kimberly Mueller ’19 Fulfills Dream of Becoming Teacher

For Kimberly Mueller ’19, the support of her husband and her faith in God helped her achieve her goal of graduating from Trinity’s Adult Programs with a bachelor’s degree in art education on Dec. 14 and begin a teaching job a month after graduation.

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Trinity Celebrates 100% edTPA Pass Rate

Trinity is proud to announce a 100% pass rate for all traditional undergraduate and Adult Studies teacher candidates who submitted the edTPA (Teacher Performance Assessment) to Pearson Testing Co. in the fall 2015 and spring 2016!