August 7, 2020

Here at the McKay School of Education, we understand the need for an uplifting teaching message! Sometimes it can be overwhelming with preparation to be a teacher. Between all of the lesson plans, studying, and other daily tasks, you need to take some time to remember...

August 5, 2020

All four of the teaching majors here in the McKay School of Education have courses that introduce you to disabilities. Do you remember that gifted and talented (GT) students were considered special education? Have you wondered why? Well, special education is individual...

July 29, 2020

Individualized Education Plans (IEP) are required for any student receiving accommodations/alterations for the education standards. A 504 Plan is required for any student receiving accommodations that help them reach the standards. Both of these plans require meetings...

July 22, 2020

A hot topic around education is how to avoid teacher burnout. I know this sounds scary, but it is avoidable which is why we want to talk about it! It makes us sad to see teachers leave the field of education, so we want to provide you with some helpful tips to avoid te...

July 16, 2020

As a freshman in college, Catherine O'Hara, thought she wanted to be an actress. She spent a year studying as an acting major, but then a summer home changed everything. 

Catherine, now a junior in the Special Education (SPED) program at BYU, said that her career path c...

July 15, 2020

The Physical Education Teaching/Coaching (PETE) program here at BYU may be small, but it is filled with amazing people! Today we want to tell you a little bit about one of the seniors in the program, Lauren Murdock.

Lauren is from Richfield, Utah and grew up loving to p...

July 14, 2020

Since she got involved in being a volunteer reader to other students, Lindsey Aguirre has been hooked on education! She is

currently majoring in Elementary Education at BYU with a minor in TESOL K-12. 

Lindsey is originally from Washington State, but moved to Georgia whe...

July 13, 2020

One of the best parts about being a student ambassador is getting to meet the amazing students we have in the McKay School of Education (MSE)! I had the absolute privilege of sitting down (through Zoom of course) and getting to know Reilly Pankratz, a senior in the Ear...

July 9, 2020

Since the arrival of Dr. Elizabeth Cutrer-Parraga (known as Beth to her students) to BYU, the Special Education program gained some Southern flare! Born and raised in Florida, former rodeo queen Beth has an exciting, well-versed background that any McKay School student...

July 6, 2020

Although the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program here at BYU is small, it is filled with amazing professors who love and care about each of their students. Today we want to introduce you to Dr. Kathie MacKay, professor in the Teacher Education department. 

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