Faculty Member Elected President-Elect

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Jeff Longing, assistant professor of education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has been elected president-elect of the Arkansas Association of Teacher Educators.    Longing joined the UAM faculty in 2003 and holds a bachelor of science degree from UAM. He also holds a master’s degree and educational doctorate … Continue reading

UAM Stem Center, Education Renewal Zone To Host Open House

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Center, School of Education, and the Education Renewal Zone will host an open house at Willard Hall on the UAM campus Sept. 26 from 2-5 p.m.    The event will showcase STEM education on the UAM campus and … Continue reading

UAM To Offer More Master’s Degrees Online

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools has given approval to the University of Arkansas at Monticello to expand its distance education offerings.    UAM’s School of Education will now offer five master’s degrees completely online. The degrees are the master of education degree … Continue reading

UAM To Host Third Annual Read, Write, Paint-A-Lot-Day Camp

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will host its third annual “Read, Write and Paint-A-Lot Day Camp” for third and fourth graders Aug. 1-2 in the art classroom at Monticello High School.    The one-day camp for third graders will be Thursday, Aug. 1. Fourth … Continue reading

School Of Education Schedules Hot Dog And Hamburger Picnic Today, April 24

Courtesy of Kimberly Johnson MONTICELLO –  The School of Education plans to hold its free hot dog and hamburger picnic today from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Willard Hall.    The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s jazz band plans to perform at the picnic.

UAM Still Accepting Applications For Master’s of Physical Education And Coaching

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello is still accepting applications for the first summer term for its online master’s of physical education and coaching degree, according to Peggy Doss, dean of the UAM School of Education.    Anyone planning to enroll in the program for the 2013 summer term must … Continue reading

UAM Teacher Interns Present Workshop On Assessment Strategies For Mathematics Education

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Using different assessment methods to measure and improve students’ understanding of mathematics was the subject of a recent workshop presented by three University of Arkansas-Monticello education students.    Amy Flemister and Shawna Densmore, both senior middle level education majors from Wilmar, and Sandra Powell, a senior middle level education major … Continue reading

School Of Education To Raise Money For Children Dying Due To Contaminated Water

Courtesy of Guy Joubert MONTICELLO – The University of Arkansas-Monticello’s School of Education plans to raise money for children dying due to contaminated water and food March 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Willard Hall.    They plan to offer chili dogs, frito pies, water and dessert for $5.    All proceeds go to World … Continue reading

UAM Students Work With MIS To Create QR Codes

Courtesy of Media Services MONTICELLO — Students in Alayne Zimmerly’s Literacy Across the Curriculum class at the University of Arkansas at Monticello  recently collaborated with faculty and students at Monticello Intermediate School to create QR codes for easy access to online books and videos.    MIS teachers Terri Longing and Karen Norton presented a seminar for … Continue reading

Scholarship Opportunity

Courtesy of Mary Whiting MONTICELLO – The Drew County Retired Teachers plan to award a $1000 scholarship to a graduate of a Drew County High School.  For consideration, students must: Be enrolled as a full-time student in the School of Education for the fall 2013 term; Have at least 30 academic hours; Provide a current … Continue reading

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