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For Aspiring Teachers, Albion's Maymester Proves Learning Goes Beyond Books

 Albion College's Boundary Crossing Maymester program is in its 11th year.
Albion College's Maymester education program, formally called Boundary Crossings and now in its 11th year, features 18 juniors and seniors who want to pursue a career in the classroom. It is under the guidance of associate professor Suellyn Henke and Karen Hoaglin, liaison for the Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Education. For many, it's an eye-opening experience that provides the first opportunity to see what it's truly like to teach a class.

Education Department Welcomes Filmmaker Andrew Cohn as Visiting Scholar

Andrew Cohn
Emmy Award-winning documentarian Andrew Cohn (left) will screen his latest work, Night School, on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Bohm Theatre. Preceding that is a Monday, March 20, 5 p.m. open house at the Ludington Center, discussions with Albion College classes and much more as part of multiday stay.

Albion College Celebrates the Life of Professor Emerita Nancy Held

Nancy Held
Emerita professor of education Nancy Held passed away February 4 at Providence Hospital in Novi at the age of 84. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Albion College's Goodrich Chapel.

Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers: Albion Scores Well in Ratings

Albion College sign
Albion College once again scored well in the 2016 Educator Preparation Institutions Performance Score Reports that included 33 Michigan colleges and universities.

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