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Speakers at Webster Ghana's event

In the News: Ghana, Vienna, ELL program, Smith and George

April 08, 2019

Numerous media outlets in Ghana covered Webster University’s lecture “Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R. Kelly,'" held on the Ghana campus. ... NBC affiliate KSDK covered the English Language Learners certification program. ... Würstel Stand had a photo essay on Webster Vienna's Palais Wenkheim. ... Alexanderia Smith and Rebecca George, faculty in Webster's Professional Counseling program in South Carolina, were guests on Visibility's "Our Voices Our Stories" podcast series.

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Webster’s TESL Program Hosts First Grant Saturday Seminar

Webster's TESL Program Hosts First Grant Saturday Seminar

December 07, 2017

Classes for the first two cohorts in Webster’s five-year $2.7 million National Professional Development grant, “Increasing Teacher Capacity through Communities of Practice to Serve English Learners,” are already underway. The School of Education’s Teaching English as a Second Language program has recruited two initial cohorts of high school teachers from Parkway School District, Ritenour School District, and St. Louis Public Schools, who are meeting weekly for classes.

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TESL Education Faculty Candidate Visits

October 25, 2017

The Language, Literacy, and Leadership Department in the School of Education has extended invitations to three final candidates for the position of visiting assistant professor of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). This new faculty member will provide support to our new federal $2.7 million National Professional Development grant by teaching courses, developing curriculum, and collaborating in research. The Webster campus community is invited to attend each candidate’s job talk and discussion.

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