Grants, Retirees & Milestones in TPTE

Doctoral Student Receives Teaching Grant Vincent Price, doctoral student in English education, received a GTA@OIT grant from the Office of Information Technology in November. The grant provides funding and support for graduate teaching assistants who want to enhance their courses […]

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TPTE 2016 Recognition Ceremony

The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education held its third annual Recognition Ceremony on October 4, 2016, at the Holiday Inn, World’s Fair Park in Knoxville. This event recognizes individuals making a difference in the field of education […]

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TPTE Graduate Student Profile, Ashley Walther PhD Candidate in Math Education

Ashley Walther earned both her BA in mathematics and MA in curriculum and instruction from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Her math teaching experience includes positions at Mesa Ridge High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Fulton High […]

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TPTE Faculty & Students Attend LRA Conferene

In December 2016, TPTE was well represented at the 66th annual conference of the Literacy Research Association (LRA). This year’s conference was held in Nashville and focused on the theme of Mobilizing Literacy Research for Social Transformation. Faculty presenters included […]

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Become a Member of the TPTE Council

The TPTE Council was formed to promote the mission and goals of TPTE in its preparation of educators and interpreters to provide innovative and effective services in Tennessee, across the country, and around the world. The council comprises civic-minded individuals […]

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Q&A With Anthony Pellegrino

Assistant Professor in Social Science Education Where did you grow up? I was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, which is about150 miles outside of Boston. I lived there until I graduated from high school. What led to you a career in […]

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Division K Pre-Conference Seminar on Proposal Writing

Are you interested in increasing the chances of your AERA conference proposals being accepted? Would you like to strengthen your proposal writing skills? In many instances, even strong proposals do not make the AERA program.  This seminar is designed to […]

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TPTE’s Susan Groenke “Going the Extra Mile”

 “Going the Extra Mile” Susan Groenke,  TPTE Associate Professor of English Education, tries to figure out how to motivate adolescents to read and write—and then shares that knowledge with current and future teachers. “Young people will read and write if […]

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Art Education Intern Juried Art Exhibition

Annual Art Education Intern Juried Art Exhibition The University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Annual Art Education Intern Juried Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Cookie Aytes Elliott Art Education Gallery in the Bailey Education Complex at the University of […]

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CEHHS Special Education Ranked in Top Twenty-Five Graduate Programs

The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences graduate program in Special Education through the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education has been ranked in the top twenty-five for Spring, 2015, by graduateprograms.com.  This ranking, based on ratings […]

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