Society of Professors of Education @ AERA

4/4/2018

Dear SPE Members:

Hope this finds everyone well and in good spirits!  It is time to vote for our next set of SPE Board Members (3-year term, 2018-2020). Our five candidates are vying for three spots with as I said a 3-year term. The bio sketches and a ballot are attached.

I’m also attaching a current listing of Society Officers and Board Members, just so you can see who’s in charge of what. We also have a finalized program for our annual meeting at AERA attached.

Here’s the basic information:

Meeting:        Society of Professors of Education Annual Meeting
Date:              Saturday, April 14, 2018                                                                                         Time:              8:00am – 5:00pm
Hotel:             Sheraton New York Times Square
Room:            Sheraton NY Ballroom West

For a second year in a row a “special thanks” goes out to Dan Tanner and his Foundation for contributing $1,000.00 in the form of a grant to cover the room rental for our annual meeting and rental incidentals. Dan and the Foundation’s trustees which is made up of Peter Hlebowitsh, Dennis Buss, James Hayden, William Wraga and Lloyd Chilton). Thanks Dan and trustees for the grant and continuing to be good friends to the Society.

You will notice on the membership renewal form (also attached) that you can now pay through PayPal. I’m not great at it, but it is working. Since everyone has to make a choice in dues payments, and I need to keep up-to-date membership information. I’m asking that you send me, through email, a completed renewal form indicating how much I need to be billed through PayPal. I will then send you an invoice to your email address and you can pay with credit card. I fought it for a few years, but now I’m into it! Of course you can still send me a check via U.S. mail—that still works fine with me.

Finally, I’m working to up-date the master listing, so this first round of emails is not as up-to-date as I want it to be. But my next one in a few days will contain a listing of all members and their most recent dues payment.

Bob Morris, Society Secretary/Treasurer
Robert Morris, Professor
Dept. of Early Childhood through Secondary Education
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118

rmorris@westga.edu

SPE 2018 Program FINAL

SPE 2018-2019 Membership Form

Officers 2017-2018

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CSFE and CASA Business Meetings, 2014

Council for Social Foundations of Education (CSFE)
Business Meeting
1:45 – 3:15 – Thursday, October 30, 2014
Thomson Board Room — Hyatt Regency, Toronto

The Council for Social Foundations of Education meeting will be held in conjunction with the American Educational Studies Association/ IAIE annual meeting at the Hyatt Regency, Toronto. All member organization CSFE delegates and/or those who serve in leadership roles in these organizations are invited. All individuals who hold memberships in social foundations associations are also welcome to attend the meeting.
CSFE 2014 Agenda (Word)

CSFE 2014 Agenda (PDF)

 

Committee on Academic Standards and Accreditation (CASA)
Business Meeting
3:30 – 5:15 – Thursday, October 30, 2014
Thomson Board Room — Hyatt Regency, Toronto

This AESA committee includes members who are interested in furthering AESA’s work on social foundations / educational studies standards and accreditation.

Position Announcement, University of Northern Iowa

The Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations at the University of Northern Iowa invites applications for two tenure-track positions, one at the assistant professor rank and one at the assistant/associate professor rank, to begin Fall 2014. The area of desired specialization is social foundations of education, but candidates with related scholarly interests in teacher education, philosophy of education, sociology of education, or history of education are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to undergraduate courses in social foundations such as the one taken by all pre-service teachers, and graduate level courses related to field of expertise. Service responsibilities include but are not limited to membership on, or supervision of graduate student masters or thesis committees.  See link for additional application information.  Full consideration date: November 15, 2013.

http://jobs.uni.edu/faculty/view/50311

New Educational Foundations

Colleagues,

I want to let you know about the pro bono foundations of ed website that SPE members Ed Rozycki and I operate. It deals with a wide variety of educational related issues and now attracts over 3 million visitors a year. You can visit and poke around by clicking on this link: http://www.newfoundations.com. Feel free to submit articles or links for inclusion.

You also might want to take a look at the first and second issues of New Educational Foundations — an electronic ed journal that four colleagues and I founded six months back. We intend it to be a “…forum for independent-minded teachers, professors, administrators, and researchers who prefer intelligent practice over merely implementing the will of others. We fear that “professionals” who just do what they are told may as easily serve a tyranny as a democracy; and, if they’re good enough at it, it becomes hard to tell the difference. There are alternatives to this scenario, and NEF will explore those alternatives.”

You might like to submit something for inclusion.To date we’ve had more than 12,000 downloads of our first two issues and now are looking for contributions for our third issue. Maybe you would like to add your voice. If so, please send your manuscript for review to: clabaugh@comcast.net. We do not favor any particular ideology. As a matter of fact, we intend that this journal be trans-ideological. Our emphasis is on ideas and dialogue.

Here are links to the first and second issues of New Educational Foundations.
First issue:  http://www.newfoundations.com/NEFpubs/NEFv1n1.pdf
Second issue:
http://www.newfoundations.com/NEFpubs/NEFv20f0513.pdf

Gary K Clabaugh, Ed. D.
Emeritus Professor of Education
La Salle University

John Dewey Society Program at AERA

The John Dewey Society

Founded 1935

April 2, 2013

Dear Dr. Armstrong and CSFE Colleagues,

The John Dewey Society is pleased to announce its annual program held jointly with AERA.  Please find a schedule of events, including the School & Society Forum (featuring Superintendent Richard Carranza), David Labaree’s John Dewey Lecture, the Outstanding Achievement Award recipient, Jane Roland Martin, the Dewey Symposium (featuring Susan Laird, Nick Burbules, Isabel Nuñez, and Eric Bredo), the Past President’s Paper Session, and, of course, the annual JDS Reception here: http://greenwalt.wiki.educ.msu.edu/2013+John+Dewey+Society+Annual+Meeting.

With a new membership fee structure, we’re also hopeful you will join the Society, if you aren’t already a member.  We have a growing number of initiatives to expand our reach and influence and this is truly an exciting time to be a John Dewey Society member.

Schedules at AERA are often hectic, of course, but please join us for as many of these sessions as you can.  We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco.

Sincerely,

 

Deron Boyles 

 

 

 

 

 

SPE and OVPES Notes

Here are announcements concerning the recent activities of two of our CSFE member organizations – SPE and OVPES:

Society of Professors of Education (SPE) has announced the recipients of the 2012 Wisniewski Award for Teacher Education is The National Center for Fair and Open Testing (Fair Test), Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

The Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society (OVPES) has established a new space for providing access to announcements, conference information, and its journal, Philosophical Studies in Education.

Time for many of us to read (and write) final spring semester papers and exams, in time to begin the work of summer teaching and  scholarship.  Enjoy the spring colors, everyone!  — Ed Prof