Golden Apple Scholarship – for interested Sophomores

Dear Future Teachers,

The Golden Apple Pathway Scholars program is open to a limited number of college sophomores.  The program provides assistance to the Scholars through their college and early teaching years by providing experience in the classroom, financial assistance and mentoring.  The Scholars program receives funding from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

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Minority Enrichment Program at Urbana High School needs tutors!

We have a big need for tutors in our Minority Enrichment Program at UHS.  Brigitte has done a great job of getting our UHS students to come in for lunch hour tutoring but she doesn’t have any help during 4th hour. Fourth hour is from 10:42-11:36 M,T,TH,F and 10:15-11:09 on W.  The MEP Program was started to provide extra support for minority students in upper level classes. This focus continues although any student may come in for tutoring help.  Currently, there are quite a few students who are looking for tutoring during their fourth hour lunch but no tutors available. Help in math is the greatest need.

If you are interested, contact Lori Ellinger at

Write for Smile Politely

My name is Tracy Nectoux, and I’m the Editor-in-Chief of Smile Politely (, Champaign-Urbana’s independent, alternative online magazine. I, Cody Caudill, and Caleb Curtiss (cc’d here) are writing to introduce ourselves to your Department and begin what we hope will be a mutually beneficial relationship between our magazine and your students, faculty, and/or staff.

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SEA Teacher Conference

The attached flyer outlines a preservice teacher conference hosted by the Student Education Association here on campus.

The conference would be beneficial to any teacher candidate across our certification programs on campus.  Give yourself the chance to get some professional development as well as networking opportunities.

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The Latinization of U.S. Schools

On Tuesday, October 2 at 5:30 in Room 2 Education, we are hosting a discussion and reception for Dr. Jason Irizarry, author of The Latinization of U.S. Schools.

Please invite any  students who may be interested to this event.  Refreshments will be served!

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