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Teacher Education Living-Learning Community

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The Teacher Education Living-Learning Community provides a supportive, interactive, and educational community for students interested in any areas of primary or secondary education.  As a member of the Teacher Education LLC, you will build and strengthen professional relationships with faculty and staff in the Clemmer College of Education through programs, professional development activities, and social gatherings.  This community allows residents who may not otherwise connect via classroom experiences (due to different majors and minors) to learn from one another. 

The Teacher Education Living-Learning Community is a partnership of the Clemmer College of Education and the Department of Housing and Residence Life. 

Community Requirements:

  • ·         Students must be pursuing or interested in primary or secondary education, which includes students in the following majors/minors or focus areas:
    • Pre-Early Childhood Development
    • Pre-Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Pre-Physical Education
    • Pre-Special Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Physical Education
    • Special Education Major or Minor
    • Focus Area: Education (for students working with the University Advisement Center)
    • Or students intending on teaching at the secondary education level
  • Register for Preview 2017 (a $50.00 cost) and fully participate in the program from Thursday, August 24-Saturday, August 26, 2017.  Registration for Preview 2017 will occur during orientation. 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Teacher Education LLC by participating in activities and programs throughout the academic year and committing to the Teacher Education Community Standards, which includes a commitment to participate in regular programs, meetings, and events.  It also means committing to residing in an assigned space in the Teacher Education Living-Learning Community. 
  • Students must complete the Living-Learning Community application (either completed as part of the application for Housing, or by logging in here) and be selected to the community.
  • Enroll in designated sections of required courses, which includes ETSU 1020: Foundations of Student Success in fall 2017. 

 To stay in the Teacher Education Living-Learning Community, students must:

·         Demonstrate commitment to the Living-Learning Community by participating fully in programs and activities throughout the semester.  Attendance will be taken regularly, and residents who do not participate in at least 70% of the planned activities in the LLC may be asked to leave at the end of the semester. 

·         Be in good academic standing with the University.

·         Be in good standing with regards to student conduct. 



Community Coordinator Bio:

Scott Jenkinson


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Scott Jenkinson is a clinical instructor in the Department of Teaching and Learning Educational Foundations Program within the Clemmer College of Education.  His primary responsibility is teaching the Foundations of Education 2300 course, which seeks to prepare teacher candidates for successful admission into the various teacher education programs offered by the Clemmer College of Education.  Prior to coming to ETSU, Mr. Jenkinson worked for 10 years as a high school English, Creative Writing, and Service Learning teacher.  

Questions regarding the Teacher Education LLC may be directed to Adrianna Guram, Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives, at .


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