Wayne State University

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  • Students

    Sean Wightman

    Successfully defends his dissertation, "Examining the Costs of Providing an Adequate Education for Michigan's K-12 Public School Students" to earn his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies.

  • Faculty and Staff

    Amanda Esquivel

    Amanda Esquivel, Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies. Dr. Esquivel has a strong interest in sport injury biomechanics and prevention of sport related injuries, particularly concussions and female ACL injuries.

  • Events

    Fall 2014 Colloquium Series

    Pamela M. Cole, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology Presents: "The Interplay of Language and Emotional Development in Early Childhood" on Thursday, October 23, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00 pm at Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, Hoobler Room, Freer House, 71 Ferry Street.

Our programs

We offer a wide range of diverse programs to put you firmly on your career path, from teacher preparation to kinesiology to rehabilitation counseling to many more. 


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College of Education High Five Literacy Program
October 23 2014
College of Education
College of Education High Five Literacy Program LOOKING FOR HELP IN READING AND WRITING FOR YOUR CHILDREN? The High Five Literacy Program at Wayne State University is open to students in grades 1-8.  The program will provide FREE tutoring in reading and writing skills on Wednesdays from October 2014 through April 2015.  Tutors are graduate students completing a master’s program in reading under the supervision of faculty in the Reading, Language, and Literature Program.   To Enroll in the High Five Literacy Program Download application:  http://coe.wayne.edu/ted/reading/tutoring_program.php   Attendance in the program on a regular basis will benefit both your child and the tutor.    Two (2) or more absences will result in your child being withdrawn for the program.  It is the parent or guardians responsibility to call and report absences.        APPLICANTS ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM WILL BE CONTACTED BY PHONE WITH THE STARTING DATE.  Due to overwhelming responses, we will be unable to contact each parent of applicants.  The program can accommodate a limited number of students, therefore, students will be selected on a first-come, first serve basis.  Students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list until the next opening is available for the 2014-2015 school years.  Applicants must reapply each school year.   Where is Program Located? Sessions will be held at Wayne State University’s (Downtown Detroit Location) College of Education.  Transportation to and from tutoring sessions is the responsibility of the student’s parent or guardian.   Parking is available in Parking Structure No. 2, located on Anthony Wayne Drive, for $7.00.  There is often metered street parking available as well   The dates for the program are as follows: Beginning October 2014 – April 2015 Times 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF YOUR CHILD IS ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM!  
Apply NOW for GO-GIRL Winter 2015 Session
October 23 2014
Education, College of
Applications for the Winter 2015 class of Gaining Options - Girls Investigate Real Life (GO-GIRL) are now available GO-GIRL is an 10 week Saturday enrichment program for seventh grade girls offered by the College of Education at Wayne State University.  The GO-GIRL curriculum is aligned with national and state standards for middle school mathematics.  During the program, girls engage in collaborative and cooperative learning, working in research teams with mentors from the Wayne State University College of Education.  The program integrates mathematics with social science research methods in a single-sex, technology-rich environment.  As part of the GO-GIRL program, students design a survey, collect, analyze and present their findings. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore the University campus and participate in field trips. Potential participants must complete an application and submit a recommendation from their teacher or other adult who knows the student. Applications are available on the GO-GIRL Website:gogirls@wayne.edu For more information contact Dr. Sally Roberts at gogirl@wayne.edu.  
College of Education Teacher Certification Meeting Schedule - RSVP Today!
October 23 2014
If you have a bachelor's degree in a field other than Education and would like to become a certified teacher, we invite you to attend an information meeting to learn more about the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) and Post-Bachelor Certification Programs at WSU. Attendees must possess or be within one year of completing a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university. 2015 Meeting Schedule:   Saturday, January 17, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Room 10 College of Education Main Campus Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider   Thursday, February 5, 2015 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Macomb Campus Facilitator: Cheryl Cormier-Kuhn   Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Room 10 College of Education  Main Campus  Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider Wednesday, April 15, 2015  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Room 156  Oakland Campus  Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider   Saturday, May 9, 2015  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Room 10 College of Education  Main Campus  Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider   Wednesday, June 17, 2015  5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Room 10 College of Education  Main Campus  Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider    Saturday, July 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Room 10 College of Education  Main Campus  Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider   Friday, September 18, 2015  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Room 10 College of Education  Main Campus  Facilitator: Beverly E. Schneider  
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