College of Education - Student Organizations
College of Education's Student Advisory Council (COESAC)
The College of Education Student Advisory Council student leadership group was launched in the Fall 2015 semester. This new group represents students in both COE graduate and undergraduate programs. The Student Advisory Council features current student organizations and is currently recruiting COE graduate students to represent their programs and/or departments. COESAC strives to build a community that values learning and diversity. COESAC provides students with opportunities to achieve their full potential.
Advisor: Dr. Saadeddine (Saadeddine@rowan.edu)
Below is a list of the student organizations in the College of Education:
This organization is designed to accelerate pre-service educators and student teachers' professional development and their self-identification as education professionals and leaders. Membership in the ASCD student chapter helps students learn how to and where they might fit into their first jobs as they transition into a career in education.
Faculty Advisor: Mr. Quinesso (email@example.com)
Visit ASCD Student Chapter's Facebook here.
Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society for professional counseling. Rowan University's chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, Zeta Pi, plans and hosts events for social gatherings, community outreach, and professional development initiatives. Zeta Pi also has many social media outlets to promote professional counseling events, job opportunities and alumni connections. The chapter also has a mentoring program to build connections between the students. All in all, Zeta Pi brings a sense of community for the Counseling in Educational Settings program through educational programming, community service, and social events!
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ieva (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Diversity Club
The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. The Diversity Club is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity contained within each individual.
Club President: Surinder Kaur (email@example.com)
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Browne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Early Childhood Club
The Early Childhood Education Club is most closely aligned with the Early Childhood Education major but accepts students from all majors. At each meeting, the club discusses topics that will benefit all of the members as educators and caregivers of young children. Guest speakers are frequently invited to give insight into the professional environment of educators. The club hosts and participates in a variety of events to give members hands on experience working with young children.
Faculty Advisor: Leah Walker (email@example.com)
The mission of the Elementary Education Club is to engage future teachers through hands-on activities, events, and speakers. The speakers who join us give insight into the field of elementary education from multiple points of view, allowing members to learn new ideas and ask questions of those they might not typically have access to. Members participate in a variety of service activities that focus on interacting with elementary-aged children. While this club is most closely aligned with Elementary Education, we are happy to have candidates from across the College who are interested in our focus and want to be involved.
Faculty Advisor: Ms. Rich (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The HES club is a group of Health and Exercise Science Students who gain personal and professional development by working together to interact and have fun through activities/events that allow us to get to know other people in our major. This club also facilitates workshops to expand and further our education. We attend conventions, conferences, and workshops as a group, such as the NJAHPERD annual convention. We also plan and conduct events to get the university active and involved, which include climbing nights, tournaments and Hoops for Heart. The HES club works together to better our community and help raise money for important organizations such as the American Heart Association.
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Rattigan (email@example.com) and Dr. McCall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rowan’s Eta Psi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society of Education, aids in molding top educators by providing members with teaching experience, professional development, and fundraising opportunities for various charities. This honor society gives current and future teachers a chance to make a difference in their community while enhancing their own skills for the classroom. Membership is open to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty members, and other professional educators who meet the chapter's requirements, including high academic standards (GPA or advanced degree) and/or demonstrated service.
Faculty Advisors: Dr. Viator (email@example.com) and Dr. Meredith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- National Art Education Association Student Chapter
The mission of Rowan University’s National Art Education Association (NAEA) Student Chapter is to engage future visual arts educators in activities that foster leadership skills, professionalism and a commitment to the field of Art Education. This club assists student members in attending and presenting at professional state (Art Educators of New Jersey) and national (National Art Education Association) arts educators’ association conventions. We also promote and participate in service learning activities that benefit the campus and local communities such as: A Very Special Arts Festival sponsored by EIRC; A collaborative art project for National Library Week’s theme, Communities Matter @ Your Library sponsored by the Campbell Library and the Glassboro Public Library; Art making activities with the Young Profs Club involving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Student Center’s Haunted Halloween promoting a safe Halloween for children from the community; hosting the Dept. of Art’s Portfolio Reviews; and organizing several “Empty Bowls” fundraisers for the Food Bank of South Jersey. Membership is open to undergraduates in art education or any student interested in the visual arts and being an active member.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Graziano (email@example.com)
Join the NAEA Student Chapter Facebook here.
Find us on Proflink here.
- New Jersey Student Education Association
The purpose of the New Jersey Student Education Association (NJSEA) is to enhance pre-service educators’ professional development experience, create connections to powerful full-time staff, and involve them in the teacher’s union in their educational careers. Membership to this organization will provide students with opportunities to professional development, social events across the state, leadership, travel, and volunteerism.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Raymond Foley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Visit NJSEA Rowan Chapter's Facebook here.
- Secondary Education Club
An up-and-coming club to Rowan University, the Secondary Education Club is looking to provide professional development and networking opportunities to its members. Looking to establish itself as a prominent young club on campus, the Secondary Education Club will be taking an active role in supporting the College of Education and the community, through service projects, participation in College of Education events, and much more! We are actively seeking new members who are eager to enter the field of education, and who are interested in bettering themselves as prospective teachers.
Club President: Cody Fauver (email@example.com)
Faculty Advisors: Mrs. Iles (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mr. Eisberg (email@example.com)
- Student Council for Exceptional Children
This is an organization of students who are interested in promoting awareness of special education. The club is very service oriented, but also utilizes monthly meetings to promote information for the delegation about special education matters. They have a variety of speakers present during the year on agencies, new research, etc. They are always looking for interested students who want to get involved. Each year the club concludes the semester with a ball for individuals with Down Syndrome. A great event and lots of fun!
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cone (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Students for Literacy Club is a student organization founded in Spring 2000. The mission of this organization is to educate the university and community about issues involving literacy education. Club members participate in a variety of service projects as well as organize programs to enlighten people about the importance of literacy awareness. The purpose of this organization is twofold: (a) to serve as an extension of the reading certification program and (b) to participate as a member of the International Reading Association.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bean-Folkes (email@example.com)