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Fall 2008

Volume 33, No. 1

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DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN ESTABLISH AN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP AT TEACHERS COLLEGE WITH FUNDS FROM YOUR IRA?
PLAN AHEAD FOR YEAR-END GIVING TO THE ANNUAL FUND
Opinions, advice and food for thought
Working together is our greatest challenge and opportunity
Movement sciences professor retires after 40 years at TC
TC's faculty in print
As a scholar, this TC alumnus believes that those who teach should do
Lois J. Zachary (Ed.D., Adult Education, 1986; M.A., 1985) believes mentoring was written in her DNA. "My connection to mentoring isn't an accident," she says. "My maiden name is Menter, with an -'e.'" Coincidences aside, she grew up watching her mother mentor many people in her community and followed her example. Zachary, who received her doctorate in adult education at TC, believes mentoring is "a responsibility of leadership"-'"one she takes very seriously.
Scot Alan Hovan (M.A., Science Education, 2005) and Dave Kukla (M.A., Teaching of Social Studies, 1990) both received the annual Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for 2007. Hovan teaches science at Mahtomedi High School in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. Kukla teaches calculus at Sabino High School in Tucson, Arizona.
TC alumna Talia Javid (M.A., Science Education, 2005) has received a 2008 Siemens Science Teacher Initiative Award from the New York Hall of Science and the Siemens Foundation.
Jason Snyder, a TC student pursuing a doctorate in education leadership, has been selected as a 2008-09 White House Fellow for Leadership and Public Service.
Finding an effective means by which to spread global awareness among today's youth is a daunting task, but Jenna Arnold set out to make it a reality-'show
Education needs more teamwork to be all that it can be
TC's Klingenstein Center is developing leaders who improve education by constantly questioning it-'"and themselves
TC alumna Elaine Tagliareni, President of the 27,000-member National League of Nursing, is redefining opportunity in the helping profession.
Great teachers may be born, but a growing movement argues that great teaching can be made by adapting instruction to students' needs. TC is in the vanguard.