From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, the West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University will host an online gala event that is designed to inform and entertain participants about the good work of the center, while also raising funds to support their mission.
Marshall University’s June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research and Development is partnering with the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the Dollywood Foundation to provide age-appropriate books to children from ages birth to five in West Virginia. This is taking place through the Imagination Library, a program of the Dollywood Foundation started by musician Dolly Parton.
Marshall University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization, known for its strong commitment to evidence-based reading instruction.
Thanks to a gift from the Maier Foundation, a new scholarship has been established at Marshall University for education majors committed to teaching in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in West Virginia.