School of Education: Virtual Graduate Program Meet and Greet November 17th, 6pm-7pm (CT)

The School of Education's fall 2020 Graduate Program Meet and Greet will be held via Zoom on November 17th. This session features programs of study that equip education professionals with skills to adapt to changing circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs to be featured include:

Educational Technology

MA in STEM Education | Master of Educational Technology (MET) | Graduate Certificate in Robotics for STEM Educators | Graduate Certificate in Mobile Technology in Education | Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning

Educational Psychology

MA in Applied Educational Psychology (MA) | EdS in School Psychology

Educational Leadership

EdS in Educational Leadership | MA in Educational Leadership

Educational Innovation

MA in Education and Innovation

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Event Schedule

6pm: Our interim Dean Dr. Tom Cornell will start out the evening by welcoming everyone. Tom will provide an introduction to the School of Education and our faculty. He will also discuss the current job market trends and how our featured programs promote successful instruction during the pandemic.

6:20pm: Attendees will enter separate breakout rooms depending on their areas of interest. Separate rooms will be designated for Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Educational Innovation, and Educational Leadership programs.

6:20-6:45: You will hear from our faculty program coordinators about the programs you are interested in. Current students and alumni will also share about their experiences in the programs and their career paths.

6:45-7:00pm: You will have the opportunities to engage in open discussion and ask questions of our faculty, students, and alumni. We will wrap up the event at 7pm.

Faculty Speakers

Dr. Ralph Olliges (Educational Technology Programs)

Dr. Olliges is the program coordinator for Educational Technology, with over 100 students in the master's-level program. He coordinates the M.E.T. in Educational Technology, the Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning, and the Ed.S. in Technology Leadership. Dr. Olliges possesses over thirty-four years of teaching experience in the classroom and online. His area of expertise deals with how to successfully integrate technology in the classroom.

Dr. Jameca Woody Cooper (Educational Psychology Programs)

Dr. Woody Cooper is an accomplished Counseling psychologist, educator, entrepreneur, author, civic leader, and holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri Columbia. She is a past president of the Association of Black Psychologists (Saint Louis Chapter) and currently the Public Education Coordinator for the Missouri Psychological Association. Dr. Woody Cooper is the program coordinator for Applied Educational Psychology and also teaches courses in School Psychology.

Dr. Ginny Altrogge (EdS and MA in Educational Leadership)

Dr. Ginny (Virginia) Altrogge has experience in the pk-12 system as a teacher, reading specialist, principal, special education director, and director of federal and state programs. She teaches education leadership courses and is the coordinator of the ED S in Education Leadership Program. She also teaches in the Transformative Learning in the Global Community doctoral program and the MA in Educational Leadership program.

Dr. Rena Rockwell (Educational Technology and Special Education)

Dr. Rena Rockwell is a lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education at Webster University, where she teaches courses in Education and Innovations, Educational Technology and Special Education. Dr. Rockwell has over eighteen years teaching in higher education; both online and in person. She has developed online courses in the Educational Technology EdS and in the Special Education MA programs. She has over twenty-five years in the educational field teaching as a special educator, reading specialist, technology specialist and educational administrator overseeing professional development and technology integration.