SOE Newsletter: Announcements 


 Exceptions Application Deadlines

Exception applications are processed two times a year. 

Fall Deadline: Sept. 11, 2015
Spring Deadline: Feb. 6, 2015

Applications are available outside 469 College of Professional Studies or online.

 Professional Education Program Application Deadlines

​Applications to the Professional Education Program are processed two times a year.

Fall Deadline: Sept. 22, 2015
Spring Deadline: Feb. 20, 2015

Applications are available outside 469 College of Professional Studies or online. Students must meet all application requirements prior to applying to the Professional Education Program.


 Salvation Army donations

The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter here in Stevens Point needs our help.  We are looking for donations of food, cleaning supplies, hats, mittens, coats, and new toys. Feel free to ask family and friends if they would also like to donate as you travel for Thanksgiving. Donations can be dropped off in the box outside of the elevator – 4th floor College of Professional Studies from Monday, November 24 through Monday, December 15 by 4 p.m.

Items needed include:
  • ​Canned vegetables, fruit, fruit juice concentrate (not frozen)
  • Rice, pasta, pasta sauce
  • bleach, bathroom cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, window cleaner
  • paper towels, toilet paper
  • winter jackets
  • new toys
Sponsored by:  Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC), Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and Student Wisconsin Education Association (StWEA)

 Spring Break trip to Liverpool, England


Have you ever wondered how other countries around the world teach their students and prepare their teachers? Have you wanted to experience rich, diverse learning environments in another part of the world? Come join us in exploring the Education Programme of the United Kingdom! We will visit primary, post-secondary, secondary and teacher preparation institutes while learning from experts in the British Education system. Opportunities to compare and contrast viewpoints and practice will abound. In Liverpool we will be hosted by Liverpool Hope University, an institution renowned for teacher education and home to UW-Stevens Point’s Semester in England: Liverpool program.​ 

Trip is offered over Spring Break, March 13-22, 2015. Learn my by visiting UW-Stevens Point's International Program's website​.


 New Winterim Course: Educ 370/570

As a future teacher, are you afraid of violence?
As a future teacher, are there times you worry about acting out behaviors?
Educ 370/570 (1 credit): Nonphysical methods for preventing and managing disruptive behavior: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® can help you:
  • Recognize the early warning signs that a student’s behavior may escalate.
  • Intervene effectively before the student’s behavior becomes dangerous.
The class teaches preventative techniques; levels of nonverbal behaviors, paraverbal communications, verbal intervention; precipitating factors, rational detachment, the integrated experience; staff fear and anxiety; personal safety techniques; and Postvention through discussions, role plays, and video analysis. 
Class meeting dates/times: January 15 & 16, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Prerequisite includes: 1. Undergrads must student teach within one semester. 2. Graduate students must be enrolled in a UW-Stevens Point program.   ​

 Future Winterim/Summer course offerings

Future Summer and Winterim Offerings
Please read the online timetable to find additional courses and course times and dates.
Education 385/585 – Every Winterim
Education 370: Nature & Needs of Gifted - Every Winterim
Education 381 - Every other winterim, January 2015, 2017, 2019
Education 382 - Every other winterim, January 2015, 2017, 2019
Education 200 – Every Summer
Education 300 – Every Summer
Education 351 – Every summer
Education 385 – Every Summer


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