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Student Groups

Gain experience and become involved with one of our Teacher Education student organizations on campus.

Reimagining Early Childhood (REaCh)
REaCh is a student run organization that is primarily for those interested in children and their welfare. The organization’s focus is on the provision of educational resources and first hand experiences with children in the community. The group also promotes an important link to professional development and networking.  (formerly AEYC "Association for the Education of Young Children")
Advisor: Joellen Lewsader-

Celebrate Literacy: A Student Society/International Reading Society (CLASS/IRA)
Class/IRA is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in reading and promoting literacy to all ages. 
Advisor: Meghan Block-
 Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLACMU​​​)
CMLACMU provides information, support and fellowship to persons interested in growing as professional middle level educators.
Advisor: Amanda Buzard -

Council of Future Educators (COFE)
COFE provides service and educational opportunities for prospective teacher education majors prior to their formal admittance to the teacher education program.
Advisor: Kristina Rouech ​-

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP)
KDP is an undergraduate honorary society that fosters excellence in education and promotes leadership in the teaching profession.
​Advisor: Kristina Rouech -

National Science Teachers Association (NSTACMU)
The National Science Teachers Association welcomes all CMU students interested in the teaching and learning of science at the elementary or secondary level.
Advisor: Jim McDonald-

Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)
The purpose of this chapter is to advance the education of individuals with exceptionalities and to promote related, educational, scientific, and charitable purposes.
Advisor: Mark Moody -

Aspiring Educators of Central Michigan (AECM)
The Aspiring Educators of Central Michigan is a registered student organization geared towards assisting in the preparation of future teachers. We aim to provide professional development, networking, and community service opportunities to our members in order to inspire education majors to be outstanding leaders in and out of the classroom. We accept all education majors as members of this organization, and have opportunities for all future teachers!

Our organization is linked with the Michigan Education Association (MEA), along with the National Education Association (NEA). Due to that, you as a young educator will be given numerous professional opportunities such as attending Aspiring Educator Conferences, free CPR training, and more!
Advisor: Jill Balliet -

​National Council of Teachers of English Student Affiliate (NCTESA)
The National Council of Teachers of English is an organization devoted to improving teaching of language arts at all levels of education. Through community involvement, regular meetings on campus and the national organization, we work to promote the creation of excellence in English and Language Arts education. 
Advisor: Carlin Borsheim-Black-

Please contact the organization advisor for more information or visit Life on Campus  for information on all CMU student organizations including the ones listed above.

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