Thursday, February 24, 2011

SSS Event: Jocks VS Nerds Cabaret


WHEN: March 9, starting 9:00pm

WHERE: the Owl

WHAT: Jocks vs Nerds cabaret

PRICE: $5 advance/$10 at door

Tickets will be available in the Riddel Center March 2-4 from 10am-4pm. See you there!

Professor Angela Davis Lecture

Through the work of Dr. Mark Spooner and Dr. Patrick Lewis and with financial assistance from a number of campus sources, we are fortunate to welcome Dr. Angela Davis to our campus on Monday, March 7th. Dr. Davis is a dynamic and engaging speaker who will talk about her own social activism and various social justice movements from the nineteen sixties until today and educators as agents of change.

Monday, March 7th, 2011

TIME: 5:15pm

WHERE: University Theatre, Riddell Centre


Introduction by Dr. James McNinch, Dean, Faculty of Education

Professor Angela Davis is an American political activist, educator and author. Davis was most politically active during the late 1960s through the 1970s and was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party. Prisoner rights have been among her continuing interests; she is the founder of "Critical Resistance", an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. She is presently a retired professor with the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz and is the former director of the university's Feminist Studies department. Her research interests are in feminism, African American studies, critical theory, Marxism, popular music and social consciousness, and the philosophy and history of punishment and prisons. (


First Year of Teaching: The Joys, the Challenges, and Hints to Make it Through

Ever hear of the first year of teaching horror stories? Well on Saturday, March 12the 2011 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM the Group of Undergraduate Education Science Students (G.U.E.S.S.) are holding a First Year of Teaching Workshop featuring:

Taryn Blyth, a first year teacher at Thom Collegiate High School

Kelly Gerein, a first year teacher at St. Alphonsus Elementary, Yorkton and

Nicole Romanow, a first year teacher at Sacred Heart Community School

These educators will be presenting their first year experiences in the field and discussing:

  • Expectations of yourself and your students for the first year
  • Preparations for the first year
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews
  • Classroom Management
  • The high and lows, triumphs and defeats;
  • And most importantly their joy of the teaching profession and how that passion has made the first year incredible so far!

    Certificates will be available at the event, no need to pre-register. See you there!

  • Dr. John Steinecker Memorial Lecture

    The Arts Education Program in the Faculty of Education, University of Regina presents the...

    Dr. John Steinecker Memorial Lecture

    To be given by Mark Runco

    Topic: *Creativity in Education and for the Well-Being of Communities*

    Introduction by Dr. James McNinch, Dean of Education

    Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

    Luther College Auditorium

    Free Admission

    Free Parking in Lot 3M

    Monday, February 14, 2011

    CPR & First Aid

    CPR and First Aid

    February 26 & 27, 2011


    Get certified in CPR C and First Aid with a representative from St.
    John's Ambulance. You may also receive re-certification if your certificate has not yet expired.

    Cost is $90 for education students (subsidized by the ESS), $125 for
    non-education students.

    Please register by emailing

    Questions? Email Hope at

    Hosted by your ESS

    Financial Statement 15/02/2011

    Education Students' Society Financial Statement

    Updated February 26, 2011

    Click here or visit the following link to view the statement:

    Saturday, February 5, 2011

    Education Clothing Sale Prices

    February 7-11


    Education Lounge

    -orange or white t-shirts: $15.00

    -black shorts: $20.00

    -black polo shirts: $28.50

    -black zip-up hoodies: $30.00

    -black pull-over hoodies: $30.00

    -book bags: $10.00

    *pictures will be available at the table

    Thursday, February 3, 2011


    Hey all!

    Please consider attending URSU's AGM on Feb 10, 12-3pm. They need 150 students to attend to reach quarum (meaning any motions passed MUST be followed through). There are many important motions being put forward that are listed on their event page and website.

    Here's a link to their facebook page:!/event.php?eid=137174093011993

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011

    Valentine's Day Goodies

    February 14


    Riddel Centre

    Buy valentine's baking and/or roses for your friends, loved ones, or yourself!


    February 7-11


    Education Lounge


    -orange or white t-shirts that say "Teachers Have Class" on the side

    -black shorts

    -black polo shirts

    -black zip-up hoodies

    -black pull-over hoodies

    -book bags

    *pictures will be available at the table

    **prices TBA

    Life As An Intern PD Event with the BESS

    BESS in partnership with ESS presents... Life As An Intern PD Event!

    Date: Thursday February 17, 2011

    Time: 7-9pm

    Location: Teacher Prep Centre

    Cost: FREE!

    What is it: Come hear about different experiences from a number of education students who just finished their internship semester. There will be experiences from urban, rural, and international settings, as well as from secondary, early childhood, and elementary focuses. In addition to the intern speakers, we will also hear from a cooperating teacher and a first year teacher who will discuss their experiences with the internship program and how it prepared them for their first year of teaching. There will also be a question period at the end of the night.

    To receive your free certificate to put in your teaching portfolio on the night of the event, please pre-register by sending an email with your name to

    We look forward to seeing you out at this event!