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  • Spring Semester April 29, 2013

    Commencement exercises are held indoors in the Convocation Center, located on the

    west green of the Ohio University Athens campus. Tickets are not required for any

    ceremony and each ceremony lasts approximately 2 to 2.5 hours.

    For more information about graduation, please click here:

    C O M M E N C E M E N T I N F O R M A T I O N


    Spring semester examination period


    Spring semester closing date

    Annual Undergraduate Commencements

    Residence halls close at 6:00 p.m.


    Spring semester grades available

    I M P O R T A N T D A T E S

  • Come see us for all of your advising needs!

    Stop by the lobby window or call to make an appointment.

    Monday-Wednesday 8am-7pm (weeks 2-15)

    Thursday-Friday 8am-5pm

    The Patton College of Education

    Unit of Student Affairs

    McCracken Hall 124


    Undergraduate Questions:

    Graduate Questions:

    A D V I S I N G C E N T E R

  • Students in Teacher Education programs should be aware of fees associated with their

    programs. These fees include:

    $120 fee upon registration for EDTE 2020 Field Experience in Education

    $285 fee upon registration for EDPL 4650/5650 Professional Internship in Teaching


    (Regional campus students pay Athens tuition and fees for all professional internship

    courses except pre-primary internship)

    Students with Out-of-Area placements will be assessed an additional $300 fee.

    ** Beginning fall semester 2013, there will be an additional $300 fee upon registration for

    EDPL 4650/5650 Professional Internship in Teaching Seminar. This fee is for the national

    scoring of the edTPA**

    Please direct questions and concerns to Assistant Dean Maureen Coon

    T E A C H E R E D U C A T I O N F E E S

    Driver Responsibilities when Traveling to Field Experience and Professional Internship


    Often, teacher education candidates must travel by car to their field experience and

    professional internship school sites. Carpooling is encouraged when appropriate.

    Candidates need to be aware of driver responsibilities when traveling to these sites.

    Specifically, Ohio law requires:

    The driver to have a valid drivers license

    The driver must be able to show proof of insurance or other financial responsibility


    F I E L D E X PE R I E N C E T R A V E L

  • All students in licensure programs whose catalog year of entry is 2006-2007 or later must

    take the required Praxis II examinations before graduation and will not be permitted to

    graduate until Praxis II results have been received by the Office of Student Affairs located

    in 124 McCracken Hall. Students are not required to pass the Praxis II in order to

    graduate. Passing scores are required for licensure.

    Scores take 6 weeks to be reported to the Department of Education

    Please have Praxis II scores sent to Ohio University and the Department of Education

    Praxis I and II study guides are available in the CTC.

    ***Not sure which tests to take? Email for information.

    P R A X I S I I

    Kentucky-Ohio Holocaust and Social Justice Summer Seminar

    June 10-15, 2013

    Eastern Kentucky University

    Richmond, KY

    "We have to prevent similar atrocities from happening again. People should come together

    the moment there is danger. Endangering one group means endangering all of us.

    - Olga Lengyel

    For more information, visit::

    S U M M E R S E MI N A R

  • Beginning Sept. 1, all Ohio pre-service educator licensure candidates taking licensure examinations and all licensed educators pursuing a license in a new area will take the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE), a new series of tests developed by Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson. Ohio Assessments for Educators will replace the current Praxis II examinations, except for the world languages exams, which will continue to be provided by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Licensure candidates who test before Sept. 1 still will take the Praxis II exams and may use them whenever they apply

    for Ohio licensure, provided they are passed before Sept. 1.

    Two aspects of the OAE series will especially benefit teachers:


    The Ohio Assessments for Educators series offers state-of-the-art, computer-based assessments across content levels and grade levels. Licensure candidates can take the tests at more locations and can get quicker results. The assessments will be available year round by appointment, except for Sundays and certain holidays.


    The OAE are based on contemporary standards of teaching and learning, including the

    Common Core State Standards.

    A new OAE website helps licensure candidates determine which tests they may take. The

    site also includes testing locations, and candidate FAQs and other features.

    O H I O C H A N GE S E D U C A T O R L I C E N S U R E T E S T V E N D O R S

  • Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity

    Undergraduates in the Patton College of Education are encouraged to submit proposals to the Provosts Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF). The fund, which is administered by the Honors Tutorial College, issues awards of up to $1,500 to cover expenses for individual undergraduate research projects. The deadline for proposals is September 27 of this year, but Patton College Deans Office would like to en-courage students to begin thinking now about potential projects.

    Who is eligible? All undergraduate students enrolled full-time in an Athens campus college are eligible.

    How much funding is available? The minimum grant is $100, and the maximum is $1,500.

    What costs does the grant cover? Funding is available for Items that are necessary for the research. This includes supplies, materials, and travel when it is necessary to conduct the research or to attend conferences to present research findings or creative work.

    What is the deadline for application? September 27, 2013.

    Other requirements Students must complete an application form (download a PDF or DOC).

    A faculty advisor must agree to supervise the research project. Grant monies must be spent prior to the expected date of graduation indicated on the applica-

    tion. Recipients of grant funds must present their research at the annual Research and Creative Ac-

    tivity Expo. Recipients must also submit a two-page project completion report.

    For further information on PURF, please see the program description on the Honors Tutorial Colleges website:

    If you have questions about the process or would like assistance in drafting your proposal, please contact Rick Huard, research grant development coordinator at the Patton College of Education, at (740) 597-9007 or at

  • IEP at Ohio University is seeking a Study Abroad Marketing and Outreach intern starting August 12, 2013. The details follow. Applications will be accepted through May 10, 2013.

    IEP - International Education Programs at Ohio University - offers affordable and immersive study, volun-teer, service-learning and internship programs in over 20 countries throughout Latin America, Europe, Af-rica, Asia and Oceania. IEP academic and internship programs offer experiences for a wide variety of ma-jors and include direct-enrollment programs at large prestigious universities abroad, center-based culture and development studies, and customized internships.

    This placement is geared towards students interested in pursuing a career in international education, with a focus on education abroad. Interns will be working in a small office assisting with the creation and exe-cution of a marketing and outreach plan for IEP at Ohio University. At the conclusion of this placement, interns will have gained solid skills expected of an entry-level education abroad professional and will take away a portfolio of marketing and outreach ideas. This position is based at Ohio University in Athens, OH. Applicants should take into consideration relocation time and expenses when applying (if applicable).

    The internship runs from August 12, 2013 through November 30, 2013 with an option to renew for Janu-ary 13, 2014 through April 30, 2014.

    Title: Marketing & Outreach Intern


    Interest in international education as a future career path

    Previous international experience (study, intern, significant travel, residence, etc.)

    Engaged in student development

    Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Ability to talk with large groups of people in diverse environments

    Excellent organizational skills

    Initiative in starting new projects and making independent decisions

    Ability to work with diverse personalities

    Proficient on the computer (MAC & PC) or quick learner with technology

    Professional and friendly

    Available no less than 20 hours/week

    Must have authorization to work in the U.S.