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A passion for truth leads "Living Legend" to Teachers College

Dr. Fen English's career reads almost like a detective thriller. He's exposed corrupt officials and racially biased disciplinary practices in public schools, making him a nationally recognized expert. Today, he chairs the Department of Educational Leadership.

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Ball State, Muncie Schools Partner to Save Popular STEM Classroom Program

The nonprofit Project Lead The Way provides vital education and preparation for science, technology, engineering, and math. But without someone to helm the program at Muncie Central High School, it was in jeopardy. So Teachers College faculty stepped in to help.

Teachers College: A Century of Innovation and Courage

Through BallState's 100 years, the Teachers College has steadily prepared educators for the classroom and beyond. Teachers College Interim Dean Roy Weaver sat down with Ball State Magazine to discuss the college's proud past and bright future.
Twanda Young recieves shoulder boards

Alumna Twanda Young Achieves Rank of Brigadier General

A commanding officer once told Twanda Young she would never reach first lieutenant—women don't belong in the Army. He was wrong. Today, young, who has a master's in adult education and executive development, serves as one of very few African-American female generals.
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Featured Program: Applied Behavior Analysis with an Emphasis in Autism

Our degrees in applied behavior analysis with an emphasis in autism— offered entirely online at both the undergraduate and graduate levels— are among the first programs in the country to train students to specialize in this highly demanded field. Our students graduate with the expertise needed to help people with ASD, helping strengthen their academic, social, and adaptive skills, among many other socially significant behaviors.

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  • Schools Within the Context of Community won a national award for its "exceptional work in helping prepare teachers who go on to work in underserved communities." (Read more.)
  • Several programs recently reorganized as the new Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies. (Visit website.)
  • Lisa Rubenstein, an associate professor of educational psychology, received the Early Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children (Read more.)
  • Cheryll Adams, the director emerita of the Center for Gifted Studies and Talent Development, received the President's Award from the National Association for Gifted Children. (Read more.)
  • In Fall 2018, the Department of Special Education welcomed Dr. Raschelle Neild, whose expertise in American Sign Language (ASL) has allowed us to begin offering ASL courses to undergraduate students seeking any major. Online ASL courses will become available to all master's-level students this summer. (Read Dr. Neild's bio.)
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Ball State unveils "Destination 2040: Our Flight Path" strategic plan

The plan was designed with input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, community partners, and benefactors. It provides a strategic framework with five long-term goals for 2040 and a small set of imperatives to be executed by 2024.