Teacher Education Program
Department and Alumni News Member of the Claremont University Consortium, Claremont, California
Takako Mino's legacy at the 5Cs is in the news.
Takako Mino, a 4+1 Teacher Education alumnus, currently teaching English at Rancho Cucamonga High School, started a program where CMC students help Pomona High School students prepare their college entrance essays. Read the article.
Takako is one of our many graduates who really lives out our mission of social justice. She earned her MA in Education and her Single-Subject Teaching Credential in 2013.
Drew Potts has been awarded a U.S. Department of State fellowship to participate in the Educational Seminar: 2013 India Summer Teacher Exchange Program
Mr. Potts is one of 10 educators who have been selected from across the U.S. to participate. From July 2 to August 2, he is being hosted by a school in Kolkata, India.
The Educational Seminar: 2013 India Summer Teacher Exchange Program is a short-term, mutual exchange opportunity for U.S. high school teachers of English, Mathematics and Science to collaborate and teach with a counterpart from India. Grantees are assigned to schools in India, where the medium of instruction is English, and team-teach with a counterpart from India in their subject area. (Press release by the American Councils for International Education, 2013)
Franque Bains Teaches Math in Guatemala
Franque Bains, Alumna, is having an amazing experience teaching Math at Village School in Guatemala. This K-12 school is a private bilingual institution in the capital city. She recently participated in a church conference that 500 people attended.
Sara Hills ('06) Pursues Filmmaking Passion
Sara Hills ('06) has embarked on a new career passion of filmmaking. She is currently the screenwriter and producer of You Got This!, a coming of age story about two seemingly different young women. The only thing they have in coming is running. It is through running that their paths cross and their lives are forever changed. Sara would greatly appreciate support of her film project. Visit the website yougotthismovie.com to learn more about the film and how to support Sara with her exciting project.
Splashlife Recognizes Julija Zubac as Noteworthy Educator
Julija Zubac, a current student in the Internship program was recently featured among 30 noteworthy Educators on the Social Media site Splashlife. Julija was praised on May 31, 2011 for stressing with her students the importance of personal responsibility and participation in current events of the day.
Amber Carrow (‘04) named California Teacher of the Year (2010)
Carrow was awarded a Teacher Fellowship Grant from the Earthwatch Foundation to conduct scientific research in Nova Scotia related to the effects of climate change. She maintained daily onilne contact with her students.
Paul Morehouse's article Young Children was published in the Journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Read the article.
Ryan Edwards, a Teacher Education NOYCE Fellow, was notified that his biology students scored higher on the science component of the STAR test than the students of other teachers in the Corona Norco School District. Ryan earned his Single-Subject Teaching Credential in science from CGU in 2013. He is currently in CGU's Direct-to-Clear Induction Program.
Ethan Dotson recently voted outstanding teacher by his colleagues at Foothill Middle School in Azusa CA.
Tom James and his academic decathlon team just earned a place the state finals Tom is a math and science teacher at Chaffey High School in Ontario.