2013 graduation

2013 GraduationTwo-hundred and thirty-one School of Education graduates walked the stage during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18th and are now among more than 2,000 UMKC 2013 graduates who call themselves alumni. The SOE’s newest graduates included 34 students from Counseling and Educational Psychology, 161 students from Curriculum and Instructional Leadership and Teacher Education and 36 students from Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations.

Chief Marshal for the 10 a.m. ceremony was Associate Dean LaVerne Berkel, Ph.D., with Associate Dean for Teacher Education Monika Williams Shealey, Ph.D., serving as Mistress of Ceremonies. Ralph Reid, president of the Sprint Foundation and vice president of corporate social responsibility for Sprint Nextel, provided the commencement address after receiving the School’s first honorary doctorate degree.