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Contact Information

Dr. Mindy Backus Professor/PDS Director 130 Education Building Marshall University Phone: 304-696-2877 Fax: 304-696-6211 backus5@marshall.edu

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Student Teacher Mini Grants: Application links are in Word and PDF. Send applications to backus5@marshall.edu by the following dates: First placement–January 29, 4:00pm (notification will be on January 31); Second placement–March 18, 4:00 (notification will be on March 20)

STEPP Workshops:

February 1 (half-day sessions) – Teaching With Technology And Active Strategies For Secondary Teacher Candidates

February 15 (half-day sessions) – Teaching With Technology And Heggerty, Ashlock, Call/Response, Managing Centers, And More! For Elementary Teacher Candidates


Teacher Mini Grants are due by 4:00pm March 13, 2020. Teachers hosting student teachers may apply using the form above under the Teacher tab.

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