The School of Education 2018-2019 Scholarship Award Ceremony was held November 13th to honor 23 outstanding Master of Arts in Teaching and CalTeach Science & Math Program candidates. Six different categories of awards were available to support the young men and women dedicated to a teaching career: Dean's Scholarship, Laura E. Settle Scholarship, Mary Roosevelt Honor Scholarship in Teaching and Learning, Rudy Hanley Scholarship, Owen Thomas Memorial Scholarship, and President's Educator Fellowship.
The Award Ceremony opened with a message from Dean Richard Arum, followed by award presentations by coordinators, faculty, and donors.
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Dean’s Scholarship honorees are selected for their academic achievement and commitment to developing their skills and knowledge as new teachers. Dean's Scholarships were presented by Associate Dean/Associate Professor Elizabeth van Es.
The Laura E. Settle Scholarship was established to honor Laura E. Settle, founder of the California Retired Teacher’s Association. Settle retired as a
teacher from the Pasadena School District and served as president of the California Retired Teacher’s Association for 16 years, from 1929 – 1945. This award recognizes pre-service teachers with financial need and an exemplary character. The Laura E. Settle Scholarship was presented by Director of Teacher Education Virginia Panish.
Mary Roosevelt Honor Scholarships in Teaching and Learning are awarded to MAT candidates exhibiting excellence in academic scholarship who have demonstrated dedication to improving the lives and educational opportunities of students and the skills and dispositions of leadership. The Mary Roosevelt Honor Scholarships in Teaching and Learning were presented by Mary Roosevelt.
Rudy Hanley Scholarships are granted to incoming students pursuing a master’s in teaching who demonstrate the highest level potential for future success in their academic endeavors and future career. The Rudy Hanley Scholarships were presented by Single Subject Coordinator Acacia Warren and Multiple Subject Coordinator Susan Toma-Berge.
The Owen Thomas Memorial Scholarship, established to honor and recognize Dr. Owen Thomas, a professor in Linguistics, Education, and English at UC Irvine from 1975-1990, honors outstanding UCI undergraduate scholars in English who are committed to secondary English teaching. The Owen Thomas Memorial Scholarships were presented by Mrs. Irene Thomas.
The President’s Educator Fellowship is provided by the University of California Office of the President to support students with a demonstrated commitment to working in public schools that primarily serve students from low-income families. The President's Educator Fellowships were presented by Multiple Subject Coordinator Susan Toma-Berge and Single Subject Coordinator Acacia Warren.