NCATE, the national accrediting body for teacher preparation, has become CAEP. Click here to learn about CAEP standards which will be used for review of our teacher education unit in Spring 2017.

Register for the BCOE Technology Conference for Educators to be held June 14, 2014.

For more information see the attached FLYER.

Highlights of the Conference Program.

Each year the Beeghly College of Education recognizes a group of outstanding alumni from the college. This years celebration will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00 in Beeghly College of Education McKay Auditorium.

The CDF Freedom Schools program provides summer and after-school enrichment through a model curriculum that supports children and families around five essential components:

  1. High Quality Academic Enrichment
  2. Intergenerational Servant Leadership Development
  3. Social Action and Civic Engagement
  4. Parent and Family Involvement
  5. Nutrition, Health and Mental Health

The program site for this project is Tabernacle Baptist Church, located at 707 Arlington Street, on the Northside of Youngstown, Ohio.

The availability of the program is contingent upon the receipt of necessary funding for the project. The project is scheduled to begin June 16 thru July 25, 2014. To be considered, you must meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • You must be an upper division student, juniors, seniors, and recently graduated education students, are welcome to apply
  • Possess an overall 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Provide an unofficial transcript, verifying the student’s GPA
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • Must write a 250 word essay, outlining the student’s ability to fulfill the principals of Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School’s philosophy and curriculum
  • The student must be interviewed  by a review committee, from the Beeghly College of Education, as well as a committee from the host site location – Tabernacle Baptist Church
  • The student must agree to participate fully in the national training sessions, which commence on June 1-6, 2014, at the Alex Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee.
  • The student must be available to work the hours of 8:30 am -3:30 pm
  • Must provide proof of voter registration
  • The servant interns will receive a stipend which includes travel expenses, totaling $1400 per intern
  • The applications must be received by  the deadline, March 24, 2014

For a complete description of the program, please open the attached document.

For further information, please contact Susan Moorer, Coordinator of Outreach and College Access for the Beeghly College of Education

smmoorer AT ysu DOT edu or 330 941-2161

The Beeghly College of Education at Youngstown State University is sponsoring the 11th Annual Educational Research Exchange (ERE) to be held on Friday April 18, 2014. 

The ERE is an annual mini-conference that provides an opportunity for students to share their research endeavors in a collegial atmosphere. This year’s conference is sponsored by Youngstown State University, and supported by Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and the University of Akron.

Please visit the ERE webpage for additional information.

The Youngstown State University School Psychology Program is accepting student applications for the third YSU School Psychology Program cohort to begin in July of 2014.  Candidates will find that this school psychology graduate program provides comprehensive training which leads to an Ohio license as a school psychologist.  Those with a background in psychology, education, and other related fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Application deadline is January 29, 2014.

An information session (to describe the program and answer questions) will be held soon. Check back for the location, date and time.

For additional information and application materials (and to RSVP for the session), please call/email us using the contact information below, and/or visit our program website at:

Thank you,

Dr. Richard VanVoorhis, Program Director,
YSU School Psychology Program

(330) 941-3266
rwvanvoorhis AT ysu DOT edu

Dates to be aware of when registering to take the OAE Assessment(s) through Pearson. Click here for list of testing centers. YSU is now a testing center.

To register for an assessment go to: http://www.oh.nesinc.com - Click on registration.

Have a teaching license?

Want to upgrade your teaching skills to meet the demands of today's classrooms?

Want to get prepared for the Common Core and the Third Grade Reading Guarantee?

Check out the Reading Endorsement, Option I or Option II.
We are currently recruiting for cohorts for Spring 2014.

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Web-Based for Summer 2014

The Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement makes teachers who currently hold the Early Childhood License P-3 license more marketable. It adds on grades 4-5 to the Early Childhood license, which allows school districts greater flexibility in teacher assignments. The endorsement focuses on pedagogy, methods, and content for students in grades 4-5.

Important Note:
In order to be recommended for the Endorsement, you must complete all courses and, starting September 1, 2013, pass the
Pearson Assessment exam for the Ohio Early Childhood Generalist (4th – 5th Endorsement).

OAE Elementary Education - Website to register for exam: http://www.oh.nesinc.com

Subtest 1  -  018 passing score of 220 or higher
Subtest 2  -  019 passing score of 220 or higher

Adding the Endorsement:

To have the EC Generalist Endorsement added to your license you will need to apply online with the ODE. As of January 1st, 2014, the State moved to the submission of all applications online.  After you successfully pass the State of Ohio designated Pearson exam, visit this Ohio Department of Education webpage for instructions about applying. IMPORTANT – You will need to indicate that you were trained at YSU and you will need YSU’s code which is: 063156. The code for the EC Generalist endorsement is 185000. The fee is $20.00. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Crystal Hawthorne in the Advisement office her contact information is as follows:

Crystal Hawthorne
Youngstown State University
Beeghly College of Education Room 2101
1 University Plaza
Youngstown, Ohio 44555
Phone: 330-941-3270
Email: cmhawthorne AT ysu DOT edu

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Contributions are being accepted for the Dr. Ginnetti Memorial Scholarship

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"For some
moments in life
there are no
David Seltzer.
Willy Wonka &
the Chocolate Factory

The memorial bench for Dr. Philip Ginnetti, BCOE Dean from 2002-2010, was dedicated Wednesday, July 31 at 10 am and 3 pm.
The bench is located on the north side of the building.

             Ginnetti Family                              Albert Celec,
                                                                    Debbie Calcagni
                                                                    Trish Reeder

Click here to download draft safety and technical standards for BCOE.

Congratulations on the selection of Eta Chapter as the 2013-14 recipient of the Chi Sigma Iota, International, Outstanding Chapter Individual Program Award! This is indeed an honor, and a tribute their consistent and effective leadership and mentoring of students in the chapter. The CSI Awards Ceremony will be held in Honolulu on March 28th at 5 pm.

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For the ninth year, the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals and the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, have announced the honorees for the 2014 25 Under 35 Awards. The Beeghly College of Education would like to congratulate 3 of the nominees: Holly Welch, Lisa Long, & Bergen Giordani.

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Dr. Audrey E. Ellenwood, Ph.D., YSU Associate Professor, co-presented a two-day training workshop for psychologists and family therapists in the Republic of Czech, city of Prague. Check our Bl og for more information and our Flickr page for pictures.

Dr. Victoria Kress elected as the 2013-2014
Ohio Counseling Association President-Elect.

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