It is a testament to the quality programs that our College of Education offers as well as the quality of students that attend GCU.
Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) May 15, 2010
Two students pursuing degrees in education from Grand Canyon University’s College of Education have been named Rodel Promising Student Teachers. Grand Canyon University’s field experience programs allowed these students to be recognized for their outstanding work.
“Grand Canyon University is extremely proud to have multiple students pursuing degrees in education honored by the Rodel Foundation,” said Cindy Knott, Dean of College of Education at Grand Canyon University. “It is a testament to the quality programs that our College of Education offers as well as the quality of students that attend GCU.”
The Rodel Foundation of Arizona recognizes teachers who beat the odds with outstanding student achievement in high-needs schools. Rodel Exemplary Teachers are honored in the community and become mentors to the most promising student teachers.
Each semester, Arizona colleges of education partner with the Rodel Foundation to name Rodel Promising Student Teachers. Successful candidates are assigned to student teach with a Rodel Exemplary Teacher and learn from the best. They also qualify for a $1,000 college scholarship while student teaching, and a $10,000 U.S. Savings Bond from Rodel after teaching for three years in high-needs schools.
Grand Canyon University’s College of Education prepares to students to excel in the job market by offering programs that provide students opportunities to engage in real world experiences, applying learning concepts throughout the program. They also equip students to perform ethically within the context of their jobs, and to create a framework of high standards within their organizations.
About Grand Canyon University’s College of Education
Grand Canyon University is Arizona's private university. Since 1949, Grand Canyon University College of Education has maintained a strong reputation as a quality Teacher’s College. You can choose from a large variety of educational programs, including TESOL, elementary, secondary, special education and educational administration. Join thousands of other students enrolled in GCU’s cutting edge programs, built to meet the diverse needs of today’s classrooms. Learn more about Grand Canyon University’s College of Education.