College of Education and Human Development
Center of Excellence for 21st Century Educator Preparation
The Center of Excellence for 21st Century Educator Preparation focuses on exploring and deploying strategies and resources for effective and innovative K-12 classrooms. The center provides professional development opportunities for BGSU faculty and students, as well as support structures for K-12 administrators and teachers. Partnerships amongst these various stakeholder groups are being continuously nurtured, targeting key initiatives, such as mobile technologies, digital textbooks, online teaching and learning, and the Flipped Classroom.
Dr. Savilla Banister, Acting Director for the center, is an Associate Professor in Classroom Technologies, with a strong record of research and practice in K-12 digital technology integration. Dr. Banister is actively seeking school partnerships, for the purpose of piloting innovations and providing teacher candidate with authentic classroom experiences. If your school is interested in such a partnership, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or the center itself at email@example.com. You can also visit the center at 365 Education or call them at 419-372-3351.
Key initiatives for the 2012-2013 academic year include: