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Outstanding Educational Technology Graduate Student of the Year (2015-2016)

Honors Banquet 2016
Mr. Jonathan Stanciu, pictured here with the Educational Specialties Department Chair, Dr. Laura Sujo-Montes, was recognized with the Outstanding Educational Technology Graduate Student of the Year. This award is given to students who go above and beyond their regular course assignments. Dr. Chih Tu nominated Mr. Stanciu and described him as a self-directed, focused learner who holds himself and his work to a high standard.  He is innovative, inquisitive and ambitious to learn new things.  His project design integrates effective instructional strategies and emerging technologies to deliver technology-based learning.
Congratulations, Mr. Jonathan Stanciu!

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Educational Specialties Department (ESP) Programs

  1. Bilingual / Multicultural Education (BME) 
  2. Career and Technical Education (CTE) 
  3. Educational Technology (ETC) 
  4. Special Education (ESE) 

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Diné Language Teachers Project

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The Diné Dual Language Teachers Professional Development Project works with teachers with proficiency in the Diné language and high academic achievement to meet licensing requirements for teachers who work in language instruction education programs.
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Department Scholarship Opportunities for Graduate Students

Every spring the Educational Specialties department has several graduate assistantships and tuition waivers available for qualifying students for the next academic year. Find out more

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