Dr. Sue Teele Education Extension Award Endowed Fund


Academic Affairs Ops D01063


Graduate or Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

Sue Teele is the director of Education Extension at University of California, Riverside. She administers over 750 courses annually to over 12,000 educators per year. Her responsibilities include supervising six state approved credential programs, 19 certificate programs, three to four conferences a year and over 200 staff development inservices at school sites.

Teele is renowned for her research on methods for integrating the theory of multiple intelligences into the classroom, the relationship of current brain research to instruction, multiple measures of assessment, approaches for teaching reading and writing and methods for teaching English language learners.

She has written six books. In September 2002, she received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach a modified version of the Certificate in the Study of Multiple Intelligences program at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.

Teele has also researched the habits and behaviors of pandas in an effort to gain a better understanding of how they learn and what emotions they feel.

Selection and Guidelines:

For student scholarships/awards for educators to take education classes thru UCR Extension (may not be used on main campus or for IEP classes/programs.) Temporarily restricted as the goal is to raise enough money to endow. If endowment goal ($25K) is not reached, fund will revert to current use.

Eff. 08/23/21 new FAU: ORG15 - DIV118 - D01063 - A01124 per department request.

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