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Dr. Kim-Bossard wins 2019-2020 NJM Insurance Group Urban Innovation Award

Dr. Kim-Bossard wins 2019-2020 NJM Insurance Group Urban Innovation Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. MinSoo Kim-Bossard has won the 2019-2020 NJM Insurance Group Urban Innovation Award. An experienced urban researcher, Dr. Kim-Brossard will lead a project that immerses TCNJ Education students in a Community Art project in Trenton, engaging them with hands-on art experiences with young children and bringing them into contact… Continue Reading

New Voices in Children’s Literature: Sarah Jung ’19 on “Daddy’s Love for Me,” Asian Representation & Family

New Voices in Children’s Literature: Sarah Jung ’19 on “Daddy’s Love for Me,” Asian Representation & Family

Sarah Jung is currently a graduate student of Urban Elementary Education at TCNJ. She and her sister, JoAnn, who attends WelIesley College, are in the process of publishing their very first children’s picture book! The title of their book is “Daddy’s Love For Me,” and they are working with Mascot Books, an independent hybrid-publishing company.… Continue Reading

KDP holds “Developing Kids with a Thinking Mind” with Trenton Elementary Students

KDP holds “Developing Kids with a Thinking Mind” with Trenton Elementary Students

Developing Kids with a Thinking Mind was a KDP-sponsored event for students from Carroll Robbins Elementary School in Trenton, held on Sunday, April 7th, 2019. Students participated in four PBL-based, hands-on activities. Throughout the event, students created their own creature, made elephant toothpaste, estimated how many M&Ms were in a jar, and investigated what oobleck… Continue Reading

Mothers of the BLM Movement Speak with TCNJ Students

Mothers of the BLM Movement Speak with TCNJ Students

On February 6, 2019, students, faculty and staff packed in Mayo Concert Hall for the Mothers of the Movement town hall discussion. Sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Black Student Union, the program featured Gwen Carr and Samaria Rice—the mothers of Eric Garner and Tamir Rice, respectively, whose deaths at the… Continue Reading

Dr. Kim-Bossard Awarded Field Research Fellowship by the Korea Foundation

Dr. Kim-Bossard Awarded Field Research Fellowship by the Korea Foundation

Dr. MinSoo Kim-Bossard, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, received the 2019 Field Research Fellowship from the Korea Foundation. Dr. Kim-Bossard will be carrying out month-long ethnographic interviews with Filipina immigrant mothers in South Korea to learn about the impact of Filipina immigrant mothers’ knowledge of the English language… Continue Reading

TCNJ Graduate wins 2017 Aletha Wright Award

TCNJ Graduate wins 2017 Aletha Wright Award

Mrs. Ana Berdecía has won the 2017 Aletha R. Wright Award Excellence in Early Care and Education, presented by the New Jersey Early Care and Education Alliance. More information on the award can be found on the NJECE website. Mrs. Berdecía is a graduate of our P-3 and Master’s programs in Early Childhood Education and holds a… Continue Reading

SOM 203 Classes Join the Constitution Day Celebration

SOM 203 Classes Join the Constitution Day Celebration

As is required of all educational institutions receiving federal funding and to enhance our Social Studies and Multicultural Education (SOM 203) courses, three course sections visited  the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA. The SOM 203-01, -02, and -03 sections, along with faculty members Drs. Hinitz, Ammentorp, Conte, Prince, and Burroughs, participated in the annual celebration of “Constitution… Continue Reading

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