PEGO Officers for 2014-15:
Dr. Lucky Mason-Williams
Professional Education Graduate Organization (PEGO) Office: AB G13
What is PEGO?
PEGO is a not-for-profit, student-run entity, funded by the activity fees graduate
students pay at the beginning of each semester.
PEGO is a sub-organization of the Graduate Student Organization (GSO), which dictates acceptable use of funds through the GSO Constitution.
All graduate students enrolled in the Graduate School of Education are automatically members of the PEGO and the GSO, and therefore are entitled to their services.
What does PEGO do?
In seeking to serve its members in a variety of ways, PEGO:
- Coordinates social events to provide opportunities to interact with graduate students
- Hosts professional development workshops ranging on a variety of topics
- Arranges guest speakers on topics of interest and holds resumé workshops
- Contributing to the mission of the Graduate School of Education by volunteering for various projects such as: revamping the student computer pods; establishing a curriculum library; renovating the KDP and PEGO office, and coordinating on other various projects of interest
- Provides funding for graduate students to attend professional workshops, conferences,
or to purchase research materials.
PEGO sends all of its announcements to members via the departmental listserv. If you are not currently receiving postings on the listserv, contact the Education Office.
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PEGO plans to hold several informal events throughout the year- you will receive emails
soon with all of the details. Also, feel free to email if you have ideas or suggestions!
Add these dates to your calendar:
Upcoming PEGO Events
September 9th PEGO Kick-off
October 14th Meet & Greet with Dean Beth Burch
November 11th Tales of Survival: The edTPA, Student Teaching, and Other Self-Inflicted Pain
December 9th Semester Wrap Up
Events begin at 6:30 and food will be provided! Come when you can & stay for as long (or as short) as you can!
Materials and equipment provided by PEGO for loan can be borrowed for two-week time periods. To borrow any of our materials contact education office secretary Jeannette Lowell (firstname.lastname@example.org). If feasible PEGO will purchase additional items for the Graduate School of Education. PEGO has also created a teacher education curriculum library. Check it out!
PEGO Doctoral Brown Bag Series
The PEGO Doctoral Brown Bag series is a monthly meeting for doctoral students in which guest speakers from the university and scholarly community share information on topics related to research and/or doctoral studies. The Brown Bags are held on Fridays evenings in Academic Building B from 5-6:30 pm in the Graduate School of Education. Please check the schedule below for Brown Bag dates and topics.
Office: AB G13