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Thank you to all who attended and presented at the first annual COE Education Week! Presentations are available below. 


Education Week · April 4th-7th


Join us in the College of Education for our first Education week, April 4th through April 7th.  Sessions will be from noon to 12:50 and 1:00 to 2:00, so come learn about makerspaces, STEM, being a mindful learner, dealing with trauma in education, among other great sessions!  Lots of fun swag and snacks to pick up at our table in the lobby!  


Pick up your "passport" to Education Week in the lobby from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Get your passport stamped during sessions for a chance to win prizes, including a $100 gift card! 

Headshot of Dr. Mark Wasicsko


Dr. Mark Wasicsko
Headshot of Samantha Geiger


Ms. Samantha Geiger
Headshot of Dr. Katherina Terhune
Dr. Katherina Terhune 
Dealing with Trauma
Headshot of Leslie Silbernagel
Ms. Leslie Silbernagel
Headshot of Amber Carter
Ms. Amber Carter
Headshot of Dr. Eileen Shanahan
Dr. Eileen Shanahan
Teaching Grammar with a Purpose
Headshot of Dr. Kim Yates
Dr. Kim Yates
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Beyond
Headshot of Mr. Lee Turner
Mr. Lee Turner
Why Pick Urban??
Headshot of Ms. Angela Turnick
Ms. Angela Turnick
Why Pick Urban??

Education Week Schedule

April 4th-7th · Sessions are from 12:00-2:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday 


Day Time Session Speaker Room
Monday 12-2 Table with snacks and stress apples   Lobby
Monday 12:00 Mindfulness Dr. Mark Wasicsko MEP 294
Monday 1:00 Makerspaces Ms. Samantha Geiger MEP 294
Tuesday 12-2 Table with M&M bags/Our Faculty ROCK   Lobby
Tuesday 12:00 Dealing with Trauma -  Dr. Katherina Terhune MEP 294
Tuesday 1:00 STEM Ms. Leslie Silbernagel & Ms. Amber Carter (Cinsam) MEP 294
Wednesday 12-2 Table with cookies & brownies   Lobby
Wednesday 12:00 Out with the Worksheets: Teaching Grammar with a Purpose Dr. Eileen Shanahan MEP 294
Wednesday 1:00 Lesson Ideas for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Beyond Dr. Kim Yates MEP 294
Thursday 12-2 Table with cups   Lobby
Thursday 12-1 Poster Sessions with Lunch FUEL NKU, Care Closet, Education Advising, COE New Major, MAT Program By MEP 200
Thursday 1-2 Why Pick Urban?? Mr. Lee Turner & Ms. Angela Turnick (Covington Independent Schools) MEP 294
Thursday 1:00 Turn in Passports