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Faculty, Staff and Student Outreach Efforts

Our faculty have done a phenomenal job of pivoting from in class courses to the online modality. Faculty have joined together to support each other so that our students receive the best experience possible. 

Besides making sure our students are served, many faculty have been going above and beyond by starting community outreach efforts. Learn more about what makes up the spirit of the College of Education and Human Services:

Teacher Education and Professional Development Prepares Faculty to Move Classes Online
Troy Hicks, TEPD faculty member, arranged a full day webinar to help faculty and K12 educators take their courses online.  

This series of weekly webinars will be offered to K-12 educators as a live, synchronous one-hour Zoom sessions. The College of Education and Human Services professor, Troy Hicks is donating his time, talent, and expertise in these sessions. Webinars are designed to provide interactive, web-based learning opportunities.

As K-12 schools go online, CMU education alumni lead the way in tech and teaching
Meet five CEHS alumni supporting student success in this challenging time.

CEHS faculty members are working to raise the morale of their students and families by posting videos of themselves reading books and playing songs. Read all about it.

TEPD faculty are hosting weekly brown bag lunch discussions to ways to support faculty teaching online and their students.

When CEHS faculty, staff and students saw the growing need for masks to help protect health care workers from the coronavirus, they came together to help and utilize all of our 3D printers. Watch the video

Center for Excellent in STEM Education (CESE)
To help keep kids making and being creative problem solvers, the CESE has been providing activities for children at home as well as their teachers. Each week the Center publishes a weekly calendar of activities as well as hosts recorded and live streaming events on their Facebook @cmichCESE and Instagram pages. 

CEHS's Child Development and Learning Laboratory
In attempt to keep the children who attend this preschool connected with the faculty and student workers, they have been utilizing virtual options, like their CDLL Fabebook page, to read stories, and share activities for kids to do inside and out. The students have been enjoying seeing all of the familiar faces and even silly videos they have created to make everyone smile. 

Twelve fashion design students are working on making protective masks out of surgical fabric left over from a commercial project.  Students were mailed packets of everything they needed to make the masks at home including elastic and pattern layout instructions.  Completed masks will be sent to the Michigan Health Improvement Alliance for distribution to healthcare workers. Read all about it!

Center for Community Counseling and Development
The Center for Community Counseling and Development is open and taking referrals. All counseling will be held via telemental health — a safe, secure, confidential WebEx platform where you will meet with your counselor. Sessions are available every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday from 1-4 p.m. Send an email to to schedule an appointment.

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