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After 37 years, 33,000+ classes, over 950 women's varsity softball and basketball games coached, and not one sick day, Rick Pepe '71 retired from teaching English and coaching at Schalmont High School in Rotterdam, NY. He joined the staff at Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES near Johnstown, New York where he will put all of his experience to good use as an instructor in their "Careers in Education" program.
Date: November 12, 2013
This is an opportunity to spend 9 life-changing days immersing yourself in the Haitian Culture. You will visit global health organizations, an orphanage, and will teach English lessons to local students at the St. Gabriel's Middle-High School founded by Pierre-Louis Joizil, Siena Alumnus of 2011!
Enroll in Educ-310 and travel to Brazil to converse with locals from the University of Paraiba. In class, students will explore several aspects of life in Joao Pessoa (government, economy, education, entertainment) as well as social aspects of life there (issues in poverty, race, contemporary protest movements). In Brazil, the students will converse with faculty, teachers and teachers in training about how to create communities that build an understanding of caring and forgiveness.
Witness the exploitation of the American student. "For Profit" is a one-man show about the 1 trillion dollar student debt crisis told through the lens of an unwilling admissions adviser at a for-profit institution.
Date: October 24, 2013
Venue: Foy Hall 107
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Venue: Rosetti Hall 226
Russian-American Seminar on Special Education
Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: 12 noon -3:00pm
Venue: Alumni Board Room
Speakers and Topics:
1. Mrs. Julia Gold and Dr. Jobeth Evan on "Innovative Collaborations with Higher Education",
2. Dr. Sara Chaney and Dr. Michael Chaney (Dartmouth College) discuses “Universal Design -Instructional practices for involving all students in meaningful activities."
3. Heather Hanrahan and Kris Royce (North Colonie Schools) on “Transitional services and perspectives from students”
(Also including students from the North Colonie - Siena College Transitional Services Program - Abby Hallock and Alex Hasso)
4. Sally Goldberg (The College of St. Rose, also Teacher, Emeritus from Albany City Schools) discusses “Policies and practices in context: Challenges building an inclusion classroom”
New York State Education Department
Updated:1/27/2015 11:13:52 PM