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Getting into Teachers College

Recorded October 26, 2010 at the Graduate & Professional Studies Expo
During this panel, representatives from a variety of educational institutions gave information and advice about their specific programs. Panelists discussed their schools' strengths and selection processes, answered your questions and clarified the benefits of each their programs.

Full Presentation (50:02) Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Participating Panelists

Harb KahlonPaige Bennett
Program Director, Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University
Bachelor of Education, Queen’s University
Master of Education, OISE/University of Toronto

Andrea MaxieAndrea Maxie
Enrolment Advisor, School of Education, Trent University
Master of Science, Trent University, 2009

Joanne ChartrandJoanne Chartrand
Academic Administrator, Faculty of Education, Ottawa University 
Phyllis StanleyPhyllis Stanley
Admissions Counsellor/Liaison, Brock University
Master of Education, Brock University

Hilory GasewiczHilory Gasewicz
Admissions/Liaison Officer, Wilfrid Laurier University

Brent KennedyBrent Kennedy
Program Assistant, Queen's University



Questions & Answers

What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

What set applicants apart that were accepted into your program? What are some common mistakes on the applications? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

What requirements do you need if you do not have the secondary level teaching? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

How does the university address accessibility issues, e.g. disabilities? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

Can you clarify requirements for number of credits looked at for the admission process? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

Does ten credits count for fall courses? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

Is an honours BA program favoured over a three year BA? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

This question was directed to the Queen's 'Artist in Community' program. How is someone's artistic achievement weighed in regards to their academic performance? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

Does it matter how long you know your references? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)

Are there any scholarships or awards available? Audio (MP3) Video (MOV)