professional development

Collage of photos of faculty and students in various rooms in class

This summer, Kent State’s Glauser School of Music to offer three intensive workshops focussed on Orff, Jazz and Dalcroze. The workshops are part of the School of Music’s and Music Education Division’s continued commitment to providing accessible professional development opportunities for educators across the country. It’s the third summer since 2019 that the Glauser School has hosted these kinds of workshops, with a single-summer hiatus due to the pandemic. Offerings for 2022 include: Orff Levels 1, 2, 3 June 27-July 2 and July 5-8 Guest Instructors: Lennie Davis, Kristine Sharp Wolfe,...

Emerging Media and Technology students honored at Hudson City Council meeting

A group of four students enrolled in Professional-in-Residence Adam Stephens’ Emerging Media and Technology (EMAT) Interdisciplinary Projects course recently gained valuable professional experience and public acknowledgement for developing a mobile progressive web application.   The team worked together during the Fall 2021 semester to create an application for Hudson Community TV (HCTV). The project was conducted in partnership with IdeaBase, and Director Kristin Dowling helped mentor the team while they were working with the client.   “Working on this project in a c...

Shana Lee appointed to AHEPPP Task Force

Shana Lee, Kent State University’s Assistant Dean of Students, has been selected to serve as a member of the Association of Higher Education Parent Program Professionals (AHEPPP) Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) Task Force. AHEPPP is the premier national association for higher education professionals who work with parents and family members of college students. Lee, who currently oversees engagement of Kent State’s parents and families, spent 26 years working with the university’s underrepresented students as Director of the Student Multicultural Center and later the Division...

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Picture of Spring20 Doctoral Forum Retreat Poster

This event was cancelled due to COVID-19. You are invited to Spring20 Doctoral Forum Retreat! Join us as we learn useful skills and tools to manage this PhD busy and so-much-information life. Gain insights and learn about the process of securing the funding and the possibility of collecting your data abroad. Hear different perspectives on intercultural education and communication from our PhD fellow panelists. Light breakfast will be provided. Children are welcomed. Workshops provided include; What's new in APA 7 (yes, APA 7 is out and now we have to learn it!), How to el...

Kent State’s School of Information (iSchool) will be offering a series of workshops to introduce User Experience Design to working professionals. The non-credit workshops will provide formal training to those who work in the field of user experience design, as well as those hoping to transition into the field or augment their existing careers. The sessions will take place over two and a half days, splitting time between learning from seasoned user experience designers and practicing those concepts with hands-on activities. Attendees will gain insight into industry best practi...