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Education Society Wraps Gifts for Presence for Christmas

The students of the Loyola Education Society hosted a Wrapping Party for CCSJ’s Presence for Christmas event.

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Online & IRL - EdTech Students Sharing Research for Change

The School of Education at Loyola University Maryland shapes accomplished educators and the online Educational Technology Program had four “accomplished educators” present at the 10th Annual Common Ground Maryland 2022 Educational Conference...

Creating Zoologists at the Elementary Level

When students participate in an investigation or engage in scientific activities, it helps them build their understanding of what science experts do in their daily job.

Integrating SEL into the Kindergarten Social Studies Classroom

Emily Ancona, student in the Loyola Master's of Education in Literacy Program and teacher at Clemens Crossing Elementary School, explores how to incorporate social-emotional learning (SEL) in the kindergarten social studies classroom.

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Three Ways to Engage Students in Real-Life Science

This blog by Literacy student Emily Ancona post explores ways to engage students in digital and disciplinary literacy in science learning and communication that can connect with minoritized students, students in special education, ESOL students,...

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How Loyola’s Ed Tech Program Demonstrates Cura Personalis

The Educational Technology Program in the School of Education at Loyola exemplifies cura personalis through the extension of students’ experiences beyond the classroom by supporting their attendance at local and international conferences.

Grant to fund Loyola training supporting people with disabilities

Leah Katherine Saal, Ph.D., associate professor of literacy education, and Lisa Schoenbrodt, Ed.D., professor of speech-language and hearing sciences, received a $197,715 grant to educate and train supervisors at Maryland correctional facilities...

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Using Minecraft to Present Evidence-Based Claims in Ms. Wenzel's Class

A fabulous colleague of mine, Ms. Laurel Wenzel, was able to bring new energy to the writing process by encouraging her students to represent their evidence-based claims through the world of Minecraft.

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: EdTech Students’ Video Wins Instructional Design Award in Vegas

Ann E. Prizzi and Terah Minor-Jones, two students from the Educational Technology Program in the School of Education at Loyola University Maryland won the Nova Southeastern University Award for Outstanding Practice by a Graduate Student in Instructional...

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Why is it Important to Teach Disciplinary Literacy in Math?

What are the literacy demands associated with reading and understanding the range of texts students are likely to encounter in the math classroom?

Alumni Spotlight: Meet Jalen Jackson, M.Ed. Montessori Education

Loyola's graduate program helped prepare me to work with students who have exceptionalities and also be able to do effective research to improve what I can offer to my own students. I feel more prepared to handle any challenge I may experience in...

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Read Alouds That Develop Empathy and Perspective Taking in Young Learners

This blog post provides a list of books you can read aloud or have in your class library that can help students develop language, feelings, and understanding around empathizing with people who are different from them.

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May I Play Minecraft?

In this article, the goal is to explore digital literacy at the primary level and the need to expose children not just to mechanics and academic uses of technology, but to employ the fun, engaging parts of technology and incorporate them in a enjoyable,...

Teacher Academy of Maryland Grant

Loyola University Maryland is pleased to announce its partnership with the Teacher Academy of Maryland (TAM). Effective in the Fall 2023 semester, the $3,000 per semester Loyola TAM Grant is awarded to full-time first-year and transfer accepted students...

What Can You Do with a Master's Degree in Educational Technology

Many teachers enroll in the Educational Technology M.Ed. Program at Loyola University Maryland because they want to improve their use of educational technology. They desire to learn how to more effectively integrate the use of 1:1 devices, or how...

Continuing Education in School Counseling for Spring 2023

Loyola University Maryland's School School Counseling Program offers courses for teachers and education professionals seeking graduate-level courses for professional development or to maintain certification or licensure requirements.

Loyola School of Education Named Top Education Graduate Program

The Loyola University Maryland School of Education is proud to announce that we have been named the Top Winner in the category of Graduate Education Programs by The Daily Record.

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Black Educators and Urban Public Schools Video

The Center for Education, Leadership, and Social Justice Education event Black Educators in Urban Schools was a huge success with featured speaker Dr. Camika Royal, Associate Professor of Urban Education in the Loyola School of Education.

Community Schools Virtual Panel Event - November 8

Co-hosted by Loyola University Maryland’s Center for Equity, Leadership, and Social Justice and the Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC), a live webinar will feature a panel conversation to learn what a strong community school strategy...

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Clinical Practice in School Counseling

The clinical portion of the school counseling program includes practicum and internship, where students work in schools with students in a counseling capacity.

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Virtual Field Trips in Science Methods

In Melissa Gilroy’s undergraduate class, Methods of Teaching Science, a routine assignment to plan a field trip for students, quickly turned into something much more once the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the country shut down. This led to the idea...

Mindfulness-Based Treatment Strategies for Children & Adolescents

Dr. Gayle Cicero is excited to be teaching Mindfulness-Based Treatment Strategies for Children and Adolescents, an elective for school counseling students in the Spring of 2023. This experiential course is designed to teach our future graduates...

Connecting with MSET (Maryland Society for Educational Technology)

Meet Alison Glace & Joanna Edwards. Both Alison and Joanna are alumni of Loyola’s Educational Technology Program ‘21 and now serve as Executive Board Members on the Maryland Society for Educational Technology (MSET). They are also co-Editors...

The Montessori Institute, Denver - An Interview with Andrea Fleener M.Ed. '02

An interview with Andrea Fleener M.Ed. '02, Elementary Trainer, The Montessori Institute, Denver, CO

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Equity in Education Panel Discussion - October 6

Join Loyola University Maryland on Thursday, October 6 at 6:00 p.m. for a panel discussion that celebrates the publication of Not Paved For Us: Black Educators and Public School Reform in Philadelphia (Harvard Education Press, 2022) by Camika Royal,...

Stephanie Durnford: Making an Impact on Students...and on me

I began as faculty in the School Counseling program in Fall 2021. It wasn’t until Spring 2022, while serving as one of three university faculty supervisors, that I had the amazing fortune to see our school counseling interns in action.

Navigating the Path of School Leadership: MASSP Pre-K to 12 Assistant Prinicipals
Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals

Dr. Gina Massella reflects on her work with the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals

What Is School Counseling?

School Counseling is a profession based in the counselor identity as accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Schools counselors from CACREP-accredited programs will not only be eligible...

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Beating back to school blues with Dr. Gayle Cicero

Dr. Gayle Cicero, clinical assistant professor of Loyola University Maryland's School Counseling program, shares tips with Fox 45 News on how parents and students can navigate being nervous about going back to school.

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Loyola's School of Education joins national accreditation organization, AAQEP

Loyola University Maryland's School of Education joins national accreditation organization, AAQEP.

Three ways Loyola prepares you for the future of educational leadership

Loyola University Maryland is uniquely situated to help build effective and prepared educational leaders through its virtual M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Post-Master’s Certificate in Administration and Supervision programs in the following...

Montessori Babies

Meet alumna Bianca Solorzano (M.Ed. Montessori Education ’20), an Infant Development & Montessori Consultant who wears a variety of inspirational hats: writer, teacher, and now host of the podcast Montessori Babies. Since graduating from Loyola’s...

Maggie McConnaha, CISJ Graduate Winter 2022

Learn about Maggie McConnaha, a CISJ Graduate who started her master’s in Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice at Loyola in January of 2020, taking exactly one course in person before going completely online as a result of the COVID-19...

Global Educators Conversations and the Importance of International Exchanges By Annelene Timmermans

Teachers from Europe and graduate students from Loyola University Maryland School of Education engaged in two virtual Global Educators Conversations, in which they discussed media literacy education and social justice.

How a Loyola CISJ mentor inspired me to bring about “good trouble” at my school

Byron Brown, an English teacher and Speech and Oratory Club advisor at Surrattsville High School in the Prince George's County Public School System, and a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice program...

Educator Perspectives: Transforming Schools with Internships

Learn more about the School of Education's Educator Perspective series, view past webinars, and register for the next event.

10 essential skills you need to teach online (and can learn through Loyola’s M.Ed. in Educational Technology program)


Aspiring and current leaders will learn and study distinct leadership behaviors to prepare for the next level of the leadership journey. You will gain clarity, understanding, and support. Register for our next sessions in March and April!

Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education is establishing a new Center for Equity, Leadership, and Social Justice in Education to advance education and embrace and uplift multi-racial and multicultural human rights.

Emily Manzo
Loyola's 5th Year MAT program helped me find a community of educators

Emily Manzo, a recent graduate of Loyola University Maryland's Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, shares how this program prepared her for the classroom and helped her find a community of educators.

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Loyola’s School of Education is growing a new generation of Loyola Ready educators

Afra Hersi, Ph.D., interim dean of Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education, shares her vision for the future of education and Loyola’s School of Education’s role in driving change.

Loyola educational technology student receives grant for classroom innovation

Ann Prizzi, a student in Loyola’s educational technology program, received The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc. 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grant that will fund student-made documentaries highlighting the students’ journey in creating...

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