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Teacher Development and Educational Studies

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Phone: (248) 370-2613
Fax: (248) 370-2639
teach@oakland.edu

Teacher Development and Educational Studies

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Phone: (248) 370-2613
Fax: (248) 370-2639
teach@oakland.edu

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Student Resources

We have plenty of organizations to choose from! Student organizations as well as state and national organizations are listed below. Check them out for additional information. Be sure to also view our list of available scholarships to find out which ones you’re qualified for.

Scholarships

Student Organizations

AEM: Aspiring Educators of MEA (formerly SMEA — Student Michigan Education Association)
The Student Michigan Education Association (SMEA) is a student organization on campus for elementary and secondary education students. They focus on professional development, community service, and social events to help prepare future educators for their career.

  • Faculty Advisers: Karen Bolak and Anica Bowe  
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Best Buddies
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for 1:1 friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

KDP: Kappa Delta Pi
KDP is OU’s only honor society for education students focusing on professional development, community partnerships and volunteerism, and preparing first-class educators.

National Science Teachers Association
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

National Art Education Association
Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.