Education

June 22, 2022

A state MiSTEM grant is facilitating new K-5 lessons to be introduced in 2023.

June 1, 2022

For Albion education students, it’s often a life-changing moment. During “Maemester,” they are immersed in a public school classroom full-time for three weeks to teach their own unit plan. All eyes are on them!

March 14, 2022

The professor of education has dedicated his life to bilingual education and literacy.

February 28, 2020

Education professor Suellyn Henke and her First-Year Seminar students had a unique social/cultural/political experience during their trip to Hawai’i last month. The Albion group visited the ongoing peaceful protest at the base of Mauna Kea. where they participated in a traditional ceremony establishing a relationship between their Michigan college and the sacred mountain.

March 15, 2018

Sarah Mondale’s film about the tough questions facing public education, schools of choice and charter schools is making the rounds across the country and around the world, and now it will be shown in Albion—on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the downtown Bohm Theatre. Its message, she believes, resonates with everyone.

July 5, 2017

“For the anniversary edition [of Gladiator on DVD] I pulled some images of costumes and I ended up with a ‘Special Thanks,'” says Jason Moritz about his only film credit. That was long ago and far away for Moritz, who after six years as a movie studio archivist and librarian has marked 10 years at Albion College as the Education Department’s teaching-certification officer, serving as the department’s liaison with the state of Michigan.

May 24, 2017

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.

March 16, 2017

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.

June 10, 2016

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

June 6, 2016

“I always knew I wanted to work with kids and this just solidified it,” said Bess Pelton, ’17 (left), an English major with an elementary education concentration from Bloomfield Hills. Education, it seems, can come from all directions and perhaps that was never more in evidence than at the 10th annual Showcase Learning Fair on May 26, hosted by Albion College’s Education Department and Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Development.