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Student Success

The Department of Teaching and Learning provides challenging field experiences, first-of-its-kind training and other student resources to ensure academic and professional success.

Student Organizations

Kappa Delta Pi  (KDP)
The Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society subscribes to the four ideals of Fidelity to Humanity, Service, Science, and Toil. We endeavor to maintain professional fellowship, enhance professional growth, and honor achievement in the field of education and related helping professions.

Student Council for Exceptional Children  (SCEC)
SCEC is a non-profit organization that serves individuals with special needs as well as their families. SCEC sponsors activities such as a Fall dinner and dance for the OPTIONS clients and local group homes and works alongside other local organizations to serve and aid individuals with exceptionalities and their families in the community.

Student-led Louisiana Early Childhood Association (SLAECA)
Our purpose is to increase awareness of the needs and to work for knowledge and understanding of young children in Louisiana both at school and at home and to provide opportunities for collaboration between those who are concerned about the needs of young children and families.

Southeastern Education Association of Students (SEAS)
SEAS or Southeastern Educational Association of Students is an student organization that provides service to the department, college, university, and the surrounding community. It also allows education students to network with other education students. 

 Advising

Undergraduate Coordinator:
Mrs. Amy Prats. Amy.Prats@southeastern.edu

To schedule an appointment with Mrs. Prats, please complete the request form 

Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Ellen Calliouet lindsey.caillouet-2@selu.edu  

How do I print my unofficial transcript?
How do I run a Degree Progress Report (ADV)?
How can I calculate my semester GPA?
How can I access my degree plan/curriculum sheet?

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Praxis

The Praxis® tests measure the academic skills and subject-specific content knowledge needed for teaching. The Praxis tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.

Southeastern Praxis Protocol & Deadlines
Louisiana Testing Requirements
Register for a Test
Praxis Costs/Fees
ETS Fee Waiver
Accommodations for Test Takers

Study Resources:
Praxis Study Companions 
Khan Academy | Praxis Content Specific Resources
240 Tutoring Resources 

Praxis Timelines: [Select your certification below to locate a suggested schedule]

Professional Development

Dr. Melanie Lemoine | Teacher Development Center
melanie.lemoine@southeastern.edu 

Teacher Development Center

Dr. Melanie Lemoine | Teacher Development Center
melanie.lemoine@southeastern.edu 

Teacher candidates who exhibit difficulties in areas such as planning, teaching, management, and professionalism may be referred (faculty referral or self-referral) to Teacher Development Center for assistance; each type of referral should be emailed to Dr. Melanie Lemoine. One of the many purposes of Teacher Development Center is to provide Aspiring Teachers with a course of action that can help them achieve their goal of becoming a competent and effective educator. The Teacher Development Center also consists of a lab (TEC 239), which houses Praxis study materials and a variety of other resources. 

Clinical Practice

The mission of the Office of Teacher Clinical Practice and Residency (OTCPR) in the College of Education (COE) at Southeastern Louisiana University is to observe and interact with teachers, students, and other support personnel in diverse school settings in addition to other community settings.  These site-based experiences are required to provide a meaningful developmental transition from theory to practice.

Mrs. Jordan Ahrend | Director
jordan.ahrend@southeastern.edu
Office of Teacher Clinical Practice & Residency

For more information regarding Post-Baccalaureate Interns, please contact:
Dr. Ellen Caillouet | Graduate Coordinator
lindsey.caillouet-2@selu.edu 

 International Baccalaureate (IB)

Dr. Cherissa Vitter | International Baccalaureate (IB) Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning: Primary Years Programme (PYP)
cherissa.vitter@southeastern.edu | 985-789-6182

The department offers courses leading to the IB Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning: PYP. Eligible students must take the following courses in addition to completing Teacher Candidate Residency at an IB World School: IB 405, IB 415, IB 425, IB 435. For information about eligibility and requirements, please contact the Department Head.

After successful completion of courses leading to the IB Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning, candidates may apply for their level of certification through the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Application and Inquiries

Watermark | Student Learning & Licensure

 

Honors College

Dr. Claire Procopio | Director
claire.procopio@southeastern.edu
Honors Program | Student Union, Suite 1303 | 985-549-2135

The Honors Program at Southeastern Louisiana University is designed to provide participants with an excellent educational opportunity to learn about not only their chosen major, but also to learn the nature of intellectual inquiry and to study the important issues of our time and of all time. Honors students benefit from interaction with a community of peer scholars who are equally interested in achieving the most in their college careers. Additionally, under the direction and mentoring of a faculty member, Honors students culminate their college career with a significant research experience or artistic endeavor during their senior year.  Departmental honors courses are open to outstanding junior and senior students in their majors.

 

 

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