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Ramon Goings, Ph.D., Weighs in on Diversity in the Classroom

Professor Ramon Goings, Ph.D.

Diversity in the classroom: Dr. Ramon Goings, assistant professor in Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education Educational Leadership program, talks about the state of diversity in our country’s classrooms, the importance of diversifying our educator workforce, how to start increasing diversity among teachers, and the benefits of having a more diverse classroom.

Mindfulness for School Counselors

Four women sitting on the floor doing mindfulness yoga

Erin Leach, M.Ed., knows a little something about the stress experienced by educators. She began her career as a first grade teacher. After graduating from Loyola’s graduate program in School Counseling she returned to her school as a counselor and worked for another six years. She was the only school counselor in a population of approximately 600 students.

Social Media: An Asset in the Classroom

From Twitter to Instagram to Snapchat, today’s students are more connected through social media platforms than ever before. Not only that, parents are connected there as well. Yet studies show that teachers have been slow to incorporate social media as an educational technology platform in the classroom.

Faculty Spotlight - Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

We sat down with the new Director of our MAT program to learn more about his work in education, what he's most excited about here at Loyola, and the future of education and where he sees Loyola in that landscape.

Career Paths for a Master's in School Counseling

Group School Counseling

School counselors are agents of change, both at the individual and school level. School counselors provide counseling at the individual level so that students from kindergarten to high school can be empowered to reach their potential. At the school level, school counselors advocate on behalf of the profession and their students. School counselors understand social justice and have knowledge of the policies and politics that impact a school system.