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Education School Provides Mentors for Aspiring Principals
Strong leadership is imperative to school success. Research shows that quality school leadership results in quality schools and quality schools produce students of high achievement. For the 2018-19 academic year, Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education implemented the Mentors for Aspiring Principals initiative to further develop the school’s instructional leadership candidates.  
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Serving Children with Special Needs in Lebanon
It is estimated that over 1.5 million Syrian refugees and 450,000 displaced Palestinians have fled their homelands to seek shelter in Lebanon, causing refugee children to be absorbed into schools across the country. Over the past 14 years, Orlean Beeson School of Education faculty have worked to build a capacity of teachers in these schools to serve children with special needs. 
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Education School Awards $40,387 in Scholarship to Undergraduate Teacher Education Candidates at Annual Awards Ceremony
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education recognized the many accomplishments of the school’s undergraduate teacher education candidates at its 38th annual teacher education award ceremony. 
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Alumnus Jerell Horton Shares Impact of Samford with Education, Arts Graduates
Samford University’s School of the Arts and Orlean Beeson School of Education graduates and families packed the Wright Center for the joint commencement that also marked the final ceremony of the week’s celebration of all 1,277 spring graduates. 
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Orlean Beeson School of Education Inducts 34 to Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
Orlean Beeson School of Education recently welcomed 34 new members into the Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society in education, Zeta Theta chapter. 
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Samford’s Orlean Beeson School of Education Home to 12 Nationally Recognized Certification Programs
Orlean Beeson School of Education’s Secondary Mathematics master’s program for alternative Class A certification received national recognition status on its submission to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Specialized Profession Association. This addition brings the total number of nationally recognized certification programs to 12 for Samford’s education school; the highest number of nationally recognized programs in the state of Alabama. 
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Faith, Virtue, Freedom: A Vision for Liberty and Justice
Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education hosted New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas for the 2019 Percy Cook Ratliff Lecture Series. Metaxas shared thought-provoking narrative as he spoke on his passion for the republic and his literary work If You Can Keep It, which examines the founding fathers’ intentions for America and how, we as a nation, can live out their vision.