Course Supporters & Sponsors

The ISTE Teacher Education Network supports ISTE members who teach inservice and preservice educators in the effective use of technology for teaching and learning. Members of the Teacher Education Network include higher education faculty teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs, graduate students, K–12 teachers, administrators, information technology specialists, and curriculum specialists.

The College of Education is an NCATE-approved comprehensive professional school providing specialized preparation in diverse areas of education. They offer an undergraduate program leading to a bachelor’s degree with a specialization in early childhood education. They offer graduate programs leading to the Master of Education (M.Ed.), Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) and Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is granted to those who successfully complete the  American Psychological Association-accredited School Psychology Program.

Northampton Community Television is a community media center and public access TV station.  They equip our community to create multimedia content (TV, web videos, documentaries, podcasts, etc.) by giving out equipment, training, and expertise.

NCTV has become a nationally recognized leader in redefining community and public media.  Their mission is to serve as a model community media organization providing programming and educational opportunities to the community through all means technologically available.

Northampton Community Television can be found on www.northamptontv.org and www.paradisecitypress.org. They broadcast in Northampton, MA over cable television on channels 12, 15 and 23.

The ISTE Inclusive Learning Network’s primary purpose is to advance knowledge concerning specialized technology products and effective practices for enhancing opportunities for children, youth and adults with disabilities and for students who are gifted.

 

Western Massachusetts Writing Project

The mission of the Western Massachusetts Writing Project, a local site of the National Writing Project, is to create a professional community where teachers and other educators feel welcomed to come together to deepen individual and collective experiences as writers and our understanding of teaching and learning in order to challenge and transform our practice. Our aim is to improve learning in our schools -- urban, rural and suburban. WMWP is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a professional development provider approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and authorized under NCLB, Title II, Part C