Education Department News

Stay up to date on all the latest news within Rockhurst's education department.

Department of Education Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter (PDF)

Undergraduate Student Funds

Undergraduate education students can apply for undergraduate funds to attend local, state and national conferences. See your adviser for specific details.

Graduate Student Funds

The Graduate Student Fee Fund (PDF) instructions detail the myriad of benefits to graduate students of these funds. To apply, submit the Graduate Student Fee Fund Application Form.

Ignatian Outstanding Student Teacher Award

Rockhurst's Department of Education awards the Ignatian Outstanding Student Teacher Award to those individuals who actively seek to promote Ignatian pedagogy. These student teachers consistently model the ideals and principles of the department's conceptual framework and the Missouri Beginning Teacher Standards. These student teachers find God in all things, and live the spirit of St. Ignatius Loyola through discernment, magis, reflection, and wisdom.

Recent Award Recipients


Jen Schenk, B.A., elementary education; Brent Blanton, M.Ed., secondary education, business


Hanna Shirrell, B.A., elementary education; Shirl Nichols, M.Ed., secondary education, business
Rebecca Haden, M.Ed., French


Anne Brotherton, B.A., elementary education; Elizabeth Weber, M.Ed., elementary education
Phillip Wrigley, M.Ed., secondary education, social studies

View a full list of award recipients here.