Division of education faculty attend conference

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Division of education faculty attend conference

September 30, 2009

Representing Northwestern Oklahoma State University at the Regents’ second annual literacy conference at Rose State College in Oklahoma City on Friday, Sept. 25, were education faculty and a former faculty member from the Division of Education.

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Members from the Division of Education at Northwestern joined others at the Regents’ second annual literacy conference at Rose State College in Oklahoma City last month. (From left) Mary Ellen Nutter, Dr. Martie Young, Rhonda Harlow, Dr. Bev Warden, Vicki Elliott, Alisha Warden, Dr. Lisa Holder, and Dr. Liz Willner were among the attendees for the annual event.

Mary Ellen Nutter, instructor of education; Dr. Martie Young, professor of education; Rhonda Harlow, adjunct faculty, Enid Public Schools; Dr. Bev Warden, associate professor of education; Vicki Elliott, adjunct faculty, Enid Public Schools; Alisha Warden, reading specialist; Dr. Lisa Holder, director of teacher education and minority teacher recruitment for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education; and Dr. Liz Willner, Oklahoma City University, were among the attendees for the annual event.

The group of higher education faculty members was welcomed by Holder, former Northwestern director of teacher education. Holder’s office sponsored the event.

Speakers for the day were nationally acclaimed authors Dr. Nancy Hadaway, University of Texas, and Dr. Terrell Young, Washington State University. The timely topic for the day was “Supporting the ELL Learner in the Classroom and Beyond.”

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