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HSU to offer special ed resource teacher academy

For those who participate, the state Division of Elementary and Secondary Education will pay tuition fees for up to 15 graduate school credit hours needed to obtain the endorsement, as well as licensure assessment fees.

Only You Can Prevent Forrest Fires!

Regine Skelton, Forester, State of AR Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Forestry, and assistants, visited with Dr. Martin's Widerness Policy Management class yesterday. "Special Guest" with Tiara Burgess

Alumni Profile: Annette Scogin, Class of '89

Scogin graduated from Henderson State in 1989 with a degree in physical education and health (kinesiology) and coaching with a minor in history. She also holds a Masters in Educational Leadership K-12. Scogin lives in Montgomery, Alabama.

HSU to host online art workshop for teens

The summer workshop in June is a week-long studio experience for students 13-18. Participants will engage virtually in a variety of studio art activities culminating with an online exhibit.

Teachers College, Henderson Now Offering Teacher Leadership MSE

The Master of Science in Teacher Leadership is based on a previous degree, but the core courses have been enhanced based on feedback from school district partners. “This updated degree gives those with leadership aspirations a path to advance into teacher leadership roles,” said Dr. Celya Taylor, dean of Teachers College Henderson. “Teachers can expand their leadership potential beyond the classroom while maintaining their instructional impact and student connections within their own classrooms.” The teacher leadership degree is built around an updated online core of 18 hours that can be used to obtain the instructional facilitator licensure endorsement and teacher leadership licensure designation. The remainder of the 30-36 hour degree includes an emphasis area selected by the teacher. Providing even greater flexibility, the degree plan allows teachers to select an interdisciplinary option and create their own emphasis area based upon their leadership goals. For more information about all the degrees offered in the Department of Advanced Instructional Studies and Special Education, go to, or contact Dr. Charlotte Wright, department chair, at Registration begins in April for summer and fall courses.

Alumni Profile: Ralph "RJ" and Alexis Taylor

The newlyweds, who met at Henderson, now live in Atlanta, Georgia. Ralph is a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments, and Alexis is a nurse in the emergency department at Emory University Hospital.

HSU Theatre to present 'Lovers: Winners'

Three performances are scheduled Feb. 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Arkansas Hall Auditorium. Admission is free, but reservations are required.