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Coventry Oak Elementary Science Night

Students who graduate from UK College of Education teacher preparation programs spend many hours in schools. Those in the Elementary Education Student Association spent one recent Friday evening at Coventry Oak Elementary, helping

parents and families learn more about the importance of science education through hands-on science activities. It was yet another example of the ways students make an impact before they cross the stage in a cap and gown.

The UK chapter of the Elementary Education Student Association promotes academic excellence among elementary pre-service educators. The organization unites and provides support for elementary educators majors.  It encourages involvement in elementary education at the university and in the community, and promote opportunities for the personal and professional development of its members.

Any student who has expressed interest in elementary education as a major is eligible to become a member.

For more information or to join, contact the organization’s faculty advisor, Joni Meade, at

To learn more about majoring in elementary education at UK, visit