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ACU students bring fun and fitness to area children

In school, success is typically measured by grades, but during the noon hour every Wednesday, success is measured in giggles, yells and the overall excitement of a group of elementary students.   From 12:10-12:40 p.m. every Wednesday, 40 home-schooled children ages 6 to 12 file into the Royce and Pam Money Recreation Center at Abilene Christian … Continued
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ACU’s Teacher Education department celebrates 100th year

Abilene Christian University has been educating educators for a century, and the College of Education and Human Services will celebrate the anniversary of the department at a Homecoming event. This year also marks the 65th year for the Department of Communications Disorders, and both departments will be honored jointly Thursday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. … Continued

ACU faculty selected for inaugural ATE Inquiry Initiative exploring opportunity gaps in education

Two Abilene Christian University faculty members have been selected to participate in the inaugural Inquiry Initiative sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators.  Dr. Dana Mayhall, assistant professor of teacher education, and Dr. Amy Spiker, associate professor of teacher education, are two of just 80 university- and school-based teacher educators and education scholars from around … Continued

Katelyn Cole, The Bookcase Beauty

Third-grade teacher becomes inadvertent Instagram influencer

By day, Katelyn (McLarty ’14) Cole is an elementary school teacher, wrangling third-graders for the Northwest ISD in Fort Worth, Texas. But in her off time, the ACU alumna has become a popular Instagram influencer with more than 60,000 followers who share her passion for books. An avid reader – she made her way through … Continued

Cydnee Baker (’16) | Math Education

Cydnee Baker loves teaching math ­– especially to sixth-graders. Yes, you read that right. That job might sound like a nightmare to some people, but to Cydnee, it’s a calling. She loves math, and she isn’t daunted by the challenges that come with the life of a teacher, no matter the subject or age of … Continued