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Education Department Newsletter, December 14, 2018

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New  14th Annual Winning Strategies Conference for Future Teachers and Paraprofessionals: This conference is being held on January 26, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Normandale Community College, 9700 France Avenue South Bloomington, MN 55431. The cost is $25, which includes lunch and refreshments. Register online: <http://metroecsu.myquickreg.com>. Registration Deadline: Jan 18, 2019.  For more information, please contact Gail Jankowski at <gail.jankowski@metroecsu.org>.

New  MIGIZI Communications, Inc. Seeking Academic Specialist:  MIGIZI, an American Indian education program in South Minneapolis, is seeking an academic specialist to work in their programs with Native youth. The position is full time (40 hrs/week) position requiring some evening, and weekend hours; This position works under the supervision of MIGIZI’s Director of Programs/Project Coordinator. To apply: send cover letter and resume to: <info@migizi.org>.

New  Eden Prairie Schools is hiring at Eagle Zone, a before and after school program operating in the elementary schools in Eden Prairie. Starting salary: $18.61working approximately 3 hrs – 6 hrs between 6:00-9:00 am and 3:00-6:00 pm. For more information, contact Brock Bormann <Brock_Bormann@edenpr.k12.mn.us>.

  Start Planning Now for European Study Abroad Trip in May 2019! Study Education and Psychology in Slovenia, May 2019: Examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. As part of this May 2019 travel program, you will also experience Roman ruins in Croatia and the canals of Venice, Italy.

This travel seminar has been the most popular Augsburg summer short-term travel seminar each time it has been offered, with maximum enrollment achieved each trip, so start planning now to make sure you can join us!

For more information, visit: <http://bit.ly/Slo2019>. To apply, go to <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=PsychAndEduSlovenia>.

More information about the trip may be obtained by contacting professors Joseph Erickson <erickson@augsburg.edu> or Stacy Freiheit at <freiheit@augsburg.edu>.

  United States Academic Decathlon: In April 2019, Minnesota will host the United States Academic Decathlon national competition. More than 70 teams from across the United States, China and the United Kingdom will attend the national competition in Bloomington, MN April 25–27.

In Academic Decathlon, students participate in 10 events: economics, mathematics, science, social science, literature, art, music, essay, speech and interview. There is also a compilation event called Super Quiz that combines all areas into a quiz show style format.

USAD is seeking volunteers to serve as judges for speech or interview as well as proctors for written exams and the Super Quiz. Without volunteer judges and proctors, this event would not be possible. Please consider sharing this information with your colleagues and education students to join us at this exciting competition!

For more information about volunteer assignments and a link to registration, visit www.usad.org/volunteer or contact Mary Hillmann at <mhillmann@mnscsc.org>.

  University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair: The 2019 UNI Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair is scheduled for February 1st – February 2nd, 2019 in Waterloo, IA. This Fair is for teachers looking to teach abroad for the 2019-2020 school year. Questions? Go to: <http://TeachOverseas.uni.edu>.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department News: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, November 30, 2018

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  Apply for an EAST Scholarship: The Augsburg University EAST African Student to Teacher (EAST) Scholarship Program will be accepting applications for the Spring 2019-2021 cohort! This scholarship was established to recognize highly qualified students who wish to become K-12 teachers and increase the diversity of the teacher workforce in Minnesota. EAST covers full tuition cost toward a first license to East African descent students.*

To learn more about the EAST Scholarship application process, the admission process to Augsburg University and our teacher licensure preparation program, you must attend one of the following information sessions. Registration ahead of time is required. Attached is the East brochure to learn more about the East scholarship.

Information Session:

Rochester Location

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at 05:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

*Contingent on CUE funding from the Minnesota Legislature for 2019-2021 cycle.

For more information, contact: Hana Salad, Email: <saladha@augsburg.edu>, Phone: 612-330-1345.

  Start Planning Now for European Study Abroad Trip in May 2019! Study Education and Psychology in Slovenia, May 2019: Examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. As part of this May 2019 travel program, you will also experience Roman ruins in Croatia and the canals of Venice, Italy.

This travel seminar has been the most popular Augsburg summer short-term travel seminar each time it has been offered, with maximum enrollment achieved each trip, so start planning now to make sure you can join us!

For more information, visit: <http://bit.ly/Slo2019>. To apply, go to <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=PsychAndEduSlovenia>.

More information about the trip may be obtained by contacting professors Joseph Erickson <erickson@augsburg.edu> or Stacy Freiheit at <freiheit@augsburg.edu>.

New  United States Academic Decathlon: In April 2019, Minnesota will host the United States Academic Decathlon national competition. More than 70 teams from across the United States, China and the United Kingdom will attend the national competition in Bloomington, MN April 25–27.

In Academic Decathlon, students participate in 10 events: economics, mathematics, science, social science, literature, art, music, essay, speech and interview. There is also a compilation event called Super Quiz that combines all areas into a quiz show style format.

USAD is seeking volunteers to serve as judges for speech or interview as well as proctors for written exams and the Super Quiz. Without volunteer judges and proctors, this event would not be possible. Please consider sharing this information with your colleagues and education students to join us at this exciting competition!

For more information about volunteer assignments and a link to registration, visit www.usad.org/volunteer or contact Mary Hillmann at <mhillmann@mnscsc.org>.

  University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair: The 2019 UNI Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair is scheduled for February 1st – February 2nd, 2019 in Waterloo, IA. This Fair is for teachers looking to teach abroad for the 2019-2020 school year. Questions? Go to: <http://TeachOverseas.uni.edu>.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department News: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, November 16, 2018

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  Apply for an EAST Scholarship: The Augsburg University EAST African Student to Teacher (EAST) Scholarship Program will be accepting applications for the Spring 2019-2021 cohort! This scholarship was established to recognize highly qualified students who wish to become K-12 teachers and increase the diversity of the teacher workforce in Minnesota. EAST covers full tuition cost toward a first license to East African descent students.*

To learn more about the EAST Scholarship application process, the admission process to Augsburg University and our teacher licensure preparation program, you must attend one of the following information sessions. Registration ahead of time  is required. Attached is the East brochure to learn more about the East scholarship.

Information Sessions:

Augsburg Campus

  • Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 05:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
    • https://admissions.augsburg.edu/register/?id=551d8b80-3151-4e3f-a20e-0d720579c739
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 05:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
    • https://admissions.augsburg.edu/register/?id=e8ea18ff-f869-4faa-bc68-43a85ef24e8f

Rochester Location

  • Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at 05:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
    • https://admissions.augsburg.edu/register/?id=c29f638a-7ec2-4830-9adc-fcb138d3aa07

*Contingent on CUE funding from the Minnesota Legislature for 2019-2021 cycle.

for more information, contact: Hana Salad, Email: <saladha@augsburg.edu>, Phone: 612-330-1345.

  Start Planning Now for European Study Abroad Trip in May 2019! Study Education and Psychology in Slovenia, May 2019: Examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. As part of this May 2019 travel program, you will also experience Roman ruins in Croatia and the canals of Venice, Italy.

This travel seminar has been the most popular Augsburg summer short-term travel seminar each time it has been offered, with maximum enrollment achieved each trip, so start planning now to make sure you can join us!

For more information, visit: <http://bit.ly/Slo2019>. To apply, go to <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=PsychAndEduSlovenia>.

More information about the trip may be obtained by contacting professors Joseph Erickson <erickson@augsburg.edu> or Stacy Freiheit at <freiheit@augsburg.edu>.

New  Elementary Position in Wabasha: There will be a 4th grade teacher position in Wabasha, MN starting in December. You may access the information at <http://www.wabasha-kellogg.k12.mn.us>. or you can send a resume, letter of intent, and letters of reference to Stacy L Schultz, Principal, at <sschultz@wkfalcons.org>.

New  Breakthrough Twin Cities: Make a difference in the lives of students and address educational inequity in the Twin Cities. As a Breakthrough summer teaching fellow, you’ll teach classes of 10-12 students with training and support. Their 9-week fellowship is designed to give you the instructional and cultural tools to become an effective teacher and mentor to students in the Twin Cities who are impacted by inequitable educational circumstances. You will receive support from licensed teachers and a committed staff to be successful and learn in a high-challenge, high-support environment. Undergraduate and high school students aged 16+ are eligible to apply. All majors or areas of study are welcomed! First Interview Deadline: November 29, 2018. Contact them at: <https://www.breakthroughtwincities.org/>.

New  Camp TEKO: Camp TEKO is a summer Judaica camp on Lake Minnetonka. They are seeking counselors and staff of all faiths for campers in grades K-6. For more information, contact Abby Kirshsbaum, <akirshbaum@templeisrael.com> or call 612-374-0321.

  University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair: The 2019 UNI Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair is scheduled for February 1st – February 2nd, 2019 in Waterloo, IA. This Fair is for teachers looking to teach abroad for the 2019-2020 school year. Questions? Go to: <http://TeachOverseas.uni.edu>.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department News: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, November 2, 2018

New■  Apply for an EAST Scholarship: The Augsburg University EAST African Student to Teacher (EAST) Scholarship Program will be accepting applications for the Spring 2019-2021 cohort! This scholarship was established to recognize highly qualified students who wish to become K-12 teachers and increase the diversity of the teacher workforce in Minnesota. EAST covers full tuition cost toward a first license to East African descent students.*

To learn more about the EAST Scholarship application process, the admission process to Augsburg University and our teacher licensure preparation program, you must attend one of the following information sessions. Registration ahead of time is required. Attached is the East brochure to learn more about the East scholarship.

Information Sessions: Augsburg Campus (click on link to schedule)

Information Sessions: Rochester Campus

*Contingent on CUE funding from the Minnesota Legislature for 2019-2021 cycle.

For more information, contact: Hana Salad, Email: <saladha@augsburg.edu>, Phone: 612-330-1345.

New■  Mock Interviewing–Sign Up Now: Improve your interviewing skills in a pressure-free environment by attending a practice interview night co-hosted by Strommen Career & Internship Services, Alumni-Parent Relations Office, and the Young Alumni Council.  Hear insights from recent Auggie grads on how to answer some of the most commonly asked interview questions, as well as other tips and tricks to help you stand out and land your next role!

INSTRUCTIONS ON REGISTERING:

  • After reading the steps below, click on the REGISTRATION LINK (*you must register using the link below)
  • Click on the highlighted Mock Interview Schedule
  • Click on the APPLY Button (right sign of screen)
  • Follow the prompts on the screen. All students are eligible to sign up for a mock interview.
  • Find a time in the schedule that works for you. Right side of schedule TAKE SLOT
  • Now you are done: When you receive the confirmation email, it will ask you to pick a time slot. Ignore that email, as you already took a slot.

REGISTRATION LINK

Mock Interview Date: Thursday, November 8th, Time: Sign up for a 20 minute session anytime between 5:30-7:30 pm, Location: Strommen Career & Internship Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center. For questions, please contact us at 612-330-1148 or <careers@augsburg.edu>.

■  Start Planning Now for European Study Abroad Trip in May 2019! Study Education and Psychology in Slovenia, May 2019: Examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. As part of this May 2019 travel program, you will also experience Roman ruins in Croatia and the canals of Venice, Italy.

This travel seminar has been the most popular Augsburg summer short-term travel seminar each time it has been offered, with maximum enrollment achieved each trip, so start planning now to make sure you can join us!

For more information, visit: <http://bit.ly/Slo2019>. To apply, go to <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=PsychAndEduSlovenia>.

More information about the trip may be obtained by contacting professors Joseph Erickson <erickson@augsburg.edu> or Stacy Freiheit at <freiheit@augsburg.edu>.

New■  AmeriCorps Promise Fellows Program: Looking for a great short term opportunity to kick-start your career in education? The AmeriCorps Promise Fellows program will provide you with full-time experience working in a school environment alongside dynamic educators and school administrators. The AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program brings caring adults into schools and organizations serving students 6-12th grade. Service members will provide one-on-one intervention support to students, both inside and outside of the classroom, to promote school engagement and encourage students to stay on track through high school graduation. APPLY TODAY!

■  Progressive Educators Conference planned for November 5th:  Prairie Creek Community School is hosting a conference of progressive educators called the Imagine Conference on November 5th. You may obtain more information by contacting Nancy Dennis at <ndennis@prairiecreek.org>. Here is link where you can get more information and register: <http://prairiecreek.typepad.com/imagine/>

■  College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors in the West Metro is currently hiring part-time math, science, and test prep tutors to work in Edina, Maple Grove, Excelsior and Wayzata areas. For more information, contact Erin Black at phone: 952-285-7667 or email: <eblack@collegetutors.com>.

■  University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair: The 2019 UNI Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair is scheduled for February 1st – February 2nd, 2019 in Waterloo, IA. This Fair is for teachers looking to teach abroad for the 2019-2020 school year. Questions? Go to: <http://TeachOverseas.uni.edu>.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department News: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, October 19, 2018

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  Education Majors Can Study Abroad: The Global Educators Semester at Augsburg’s study center in Cuernavaca, Mexico is designed specifically to replace a regular on-campus spring semester for education majors. Study abroad is affordable, life-changing, and gives you academic and professional skills to succeed after graduation! All Auggies get an automatic $1500 Travel Grant for the Global Educators Semester, you can use all of your financial aid for the program and there are additional scholarships available, too.

Global Educators Semester courses include:

Required Courses

  • EDC 310: Learning and Development in an Educational Setting
  • EDC 353: International Education
  • EDC 299: Global Education Practicum

Additional Course Options

  • EDC 200: Orientation to Education
  • EDC 210: Diversity in Schools
  • BIO 118: Environmental Biology with Lab
  • Spanish: 18 course options
  • WEL 119: Latin Dance

Why wait? Next steps for planning:

Talk to Ann Marie Yacobucci in the Education Department

Attend an Info Session in the Study Abroad office in Christensen Center lower level. Apply by November 1. Get more info and apply online at <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu>. Email anytime: <abroad@augsburg.edu>.

  Start Planning Now for European Study Abroad Trip in May 2019! Study Education and Psychology in Slovenia, May 2019: Examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. As part of this May 2019 travel program, you will also experience Roman ruins in Croatia and the canals of Venice, Italy.

This travel seminar has been the most popular Augsburg summer short-term travel seminar each time it has been offered, with maximum enrollment achieved each trip, so start planning now to make sure you can join us!

For more information, visit: <http://bit.ly/Slo2019>. To apply, go to <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=PsychAndEduSlovenia>.

More information about the trip may be obtained by contacting professors Joseph Erickson <erickson@augsburg.edu> or Stacy Freiheit at <freiheit@augsburg.edu>.

  Progressive Educators Conference planned for November 5th:  Prairie Creek Community School is hosting a conference of progressive educators called the Imagine Conference on November 5th. You may obtain more information by contacting Nancy Dennis at <ndennis@prairiecreek.org>. Here is a link where you can get more information and register: <http://prairiecreek.typepad.com/imagine/>

  College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors in the West Metro is  currently hiring part-time math, science, and test prep tutors to work in Edina, Maple Grove, Excelsior and Wayzata areas. For more information, contact Erin Black at phone: 952-285-7667 or email: <eblack@collegetutors.com>.

  University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair: The 2019 UNI Overseas Teaching Services and Recruiting Fair is scheduled for February 1st – February 2nd, 2019 in Waterloo, IA. This Fair is for teachers looking to teach abroad for the 2019-2020 school year. Questions? Go to: <http://TeachOverseas.uni.edu>.

Submitting news to Augsburg:

  • To the Education Department News: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).

Education Department Newsletter, September 21, 2018

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  Student teaching in Spring 2019: Students who are eligible to student teach in the spring of 2019 are required to attend ONE Information Session to learn the application process. The second of these sessions is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 12:00-2: 00 pm in the Marshall Room

This meeting is for all programs:  Elementary, Secondary, and K-12, ESL, Special Education ABS. Being eligible means that all coursework will be completed by the end of Fall 2018. Please contact Barbara West if you have a school or work conflict for both of those dates <westb@augsburg.edu>.

New  Education Majors Can Study Abroad: The Global Educators Semester at Augsburg’s study center in Cuernavaca, Mexico is designed specifically to replace a regular on-campus spring semester for education majors. Study abroad is affordable, life-changing, and gives you academic and professional skills to succeed after graduation! All Auggies get an automatic $1500 Travel Grant for the Global Educators Semester, you can use all of your financial aid for the program and there are additional scholarships available, too.

Global Educators Semester courses include:

  • Required Courses
  • EDC 310: Learning and Development in an Educational Setting
  • EDC 353: International Education
  • EDC 299: Global Education Practicum
  • Additional Course Options
  • EDC 200: Orientation to Education
  • EDC 210: Diversity in Schools
  • BIO 118: Environmental Biology with Lab
  • Spanish: 18 course options
  • WEL 119: Latin Dance

Why wait? Next steps for planning:

Talk to Ann Marie Yacobucci in the Education Department

Attend an Info Session in the Study Abroad office in Christensen Center lower level. Apply by November 1. Get more info and apply online at <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu>. Email us anytime: <abroad@augsburg.edu>.

Finally, join us for a Mexico Programs Reception with Ann Lutterman-Aguilar, Site Director for CGEE Mexico, on Monday, September 24th from 3:30 – 4:30 pm in OGC 100. Any Education students interested in the program are welcome to drop by! Light refreshments will be served, and your questions about Mexico will be answered!

  Start Planning Now for European Study Abroad Trip in May 2019! Study Education and Psychology in Slovenia, May 2019: Examine the roots of both educational and psychological practices that shaped European culture in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. As part of this May 2019 travel program, you will also experience Roman ruins in Croatia and the canals of Venice, Italy.

This travel seminar has been the most popular Augsburg summer short-term travel seminar each time it has been offered, with maximum enrollment achieved each trip, so start planning now to make sure you can join us!

For more information, visit: <http://bit.ly/Slo2019>. To apply, go to <http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=PsychAndEduSlovenia>.

More information about the trip may be obtained by contacting professors Joseph Erickson <erickson@augsburg.edu> or Stacy Freiheit at <freiheit@augsburg.edu>.

  Loan Forgiveness for New Teachers: Please be aware of loan forgiveness for eligible Augsburg teachers. go to: <http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=2191> for more information.

  Augsburg Sesquicentennial Project: Sonja Thompson <thompso2@augsburg.edu> has been commissioned to work on a new Music-Theater piece to help us celebrate the Augsburg Sesquicentennial.  The piece will be created and developed by and for Augsburg Community members throughout the 18-19 academic year, and featured as part of the Homecoming festivities in October 2019.  Participants from the entire Augsburg community are invited to join this effort.  For more information, please contact: Sonja Thompson, 612-330-1277.

Submitting news to Augsburg

  • To the Education Department News: Send your news to Joseph Erickson at C.B. 312 or erickson-AT-augsburg.edu.
  • To the Augsburg Now published by the Augsburg University Office of Public Relations and Communication: Send your news to C.B. 145 or now@augsburg.edu.
  • To the daily A-Mail electronic newsletter: Go to AugNet Home Page and login. Then click on “Submit News and Announcements” link.

Connecting with Alumni and Friends:

Augsburg University provides several ways to stay connected with alumni and friends. Here are some links to get you started:

  • Alumni Information Update: Submit news and contact information changes to the university’s Alumni Office.
  • TC2 New Teachers’ Blog

Other Sources of News for K-12 Teachers:

Here are links to some of the very best online news sources for K-12 teachers:

  • Education Week
  • Teacher Magazine
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (also, subscribe to ASCD SmartBrief, a daily email news resource delivered right to your inbox).