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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.

CACREP Accreditation Explained

In today’s competitive job marketplace it pays to distinguish your resume. Whether you are looking to become a certified school counselor or are already certified and want to further your professional development, attending a CACREP-accredited master’s program shows employers you are fully prepared to assume the responsibilities of a school counselor.

Why We Should Care about Net Neutrality

Amy L. McGinn, Ed.D. is a lecturer for the Loyola School of Education’s Educational Technology program. McGinn completed her doctorate in Instructional Technology at Towson University, and her research focuses on professional development for technology integration at the K-12 level, the diffusion of innovations, and technology integration. With the historic vote to repeal Net Neutrality on December 14, 2017, McGinn felt inspired to write this informative piece to help us understand a few important takeaways.

How to Become a School Counselor

School counselors play a vital role in today’s dynamic school systems. Perhaps more than ever, students from pre-kindergarten through high school face any number of stressors in school, at home, and in the community. As a certified Maryland school counselor, you have the chance to help students navigate the complex waters of early childhood and adolescence so they can make the most of their education.

This One Time at Ed Camp...

Some EdCamp Loyola participants pose for a group photo

David Dutrow, a student in the Howard County Cohort of Loyola University Maryland's Educational Technology Graduate Program reflects on his involvement and excitement during our recent EdCamp event on our Timonium Campus in October.

What Is Curriculum and Instruction: A Reflection

Dr. Stephanie Flores-Koulish, Associate Professor and Director of the Curriculum and Instruction program at Loyola University Maryland reflects on Curriculum and Instruction as a program and why it's not only an important program for teachers, but how it as a program supports the core values of the University as whole.