College of Education Events
Read Bridges Magazine
In the fall 2015 issue of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education magazine, meet 2016 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Shawn Sheehan, read about the new Sandra L. O'Brien Collaborative Learning Hub and learn what current students and alumi are doing to make a difference in education.
News & Announcements
JRCoE Named Apple Distinguished Program
The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education has been named an Apple Distinguished Program for 2015-17. This is the second time the college has earned the honor, with its first designation coming in 2013-15.
Sheehan Named National Teacher of the Year Finalist
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education alumnus Shawn Sheehan is one of four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year award. The winner will be announced in February. Sheehan is the 2016 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year and teaches specialized education algebra at Norma High School.
Joe Castiglione isn't just the director of athletics at the University of Oklahoma. He is a Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education graduate. He is an instructor in the college. He is a member of our Board of Advocates. And he is doing big things on the athletics fields and in the classrooms.
Dean Garn Featured on Flashpoint
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education Dean Gregg Garn was a guest on KFOR's Flashpoint ton November 1, discussing the Debt-Free Teachers program.
OU Debt Free Teachers Program
KFOR Highlights Debt Free Teacher Program
Recently, KFOR-TV highlighted the Debt Free Teachers Program at the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education. Students who are selected for the program by teaching in high-need locations or subject areas can have up to $20,000 of their student loan debt forgiven over a four-year period.
NewsOn6 Takes a Look at the Debt Free Teacher Program
Scott Thompson from Tulsa's NewsOn6 takes a look at the Debt Free Teachers program and how that is impacting education in the state.