Kick-Off Event for New Educational Studies Major

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Coach Brown posing with the giant pencil during Kick-Off festivities

Cookies, apples, pencils, postcards and a GIANT pencil on the lawn.  Simmons school celebrates their new Major in Educational Studies!  Are you ready to “sharpen” your skills and get to the “point”?

Simmons is pleased to announce in the Fall of ’15 the first Major in Educational Studies through the Simmons School Department of Teaching and Learning.  SMU students interested in teaching may now have two majors.  You have

the option of a major in another school and coming to Simmons to receive a major that lets you become a  teacher  in EC-6, elementary, 4-8, middle school, or 7-12 high school.

Teaching and Learning faculty and staff show off their kick line

Teaching and Learning faculty and staff show off their kick line

What an opportunity for you to expand your horizons and make a difference in the world by giving back to the field of education.  Did you have a favorite teacher?  Would you like to teach a subject that you loved?  All you have to do is contact a Simmons adviser for an appointment to take advantage of this unique program. Imagine having two majors at SMU!

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