The University Record, January 9, 1996


Moyer receives grant to help prepare future science teachers

Richard Moyer, U-M-Dearborn professor of science education, has received a $59,399 grant from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Higher Education Professional Development Program for an "Innovative Teacher Preparation Program Utilizing Instructional Technology." Moyer will develop innovative teacher training programs in science by launching partnerships between the U-M-Dearborn, the Novi and Westwood public school districts, and Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village.

Ball appointed committee member

Arnetha F. Ball, assistant professor of education, has been appointed to the Standing Committee on Research of the National Council of Teachers of English. The organization works to improve the teaching of English and the language arts in the nation's schools and colleges.

Nelms appointed, NCA/CIHE commissioner

U-M-Flint Chancellor, Charlie Nelms, has been appointed to a four-year term as a commissioner for the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA/CIHE). The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, founded in 1895, is a not-for-profit, voluntary membership organization of elementary, secondary and higher education institutions devoted to the improvement of education through evaluation and accreditation.