By Thomas S. Mullikin
Ben Lippen School hasa job opening for a long-term Mandarin substitute teacher.
A Ben Lippen long-term Mandarin substitute teacher is responsible to:
- Provide classroom coverage for a teacher who is absent for an extended period of time. The long-term substitute works the regular hours of the absent classroom teacher during his/her absence.
- develop lessons and provide instruction for six sections of upper school (Grades 7-12) Mandarin.
- evaluate academic growth and progress
- establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
The ideal candidate for the long-term Mandarin substitute position should possess
- a bachelor’s degree in Mandarin, education, or a closely related field.
- content mastery of Mandarin grammar and speaking proficiency.
- two years of successful teaching experience in Mandarin.
- a demonstrated ability and interest to innovatively and appropriately bring technologies (including the iPad) into the classroom in order to support student learning.
- a demonstrated ability to lead students toward collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking.
- demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.
On-campus and online student enrollment continues to grow at Columbia International University.
The 2018 Spring semester brought nine percent overall enrollment growth compared to Spring 2017 for a total of 1,085 undergraduate, graduate and seminary students now attending CIU.
Meanwhile, the number of students taking advantage of CIU’s online studies option grew at a phenomenal rate of 38 percent from Spring 2017 to Spring 2018 with 401 students now studying online.
Columbia International University Athletics Director James Whitaker is calling the first CIU Golf Classic “a huge success.” Over 120 golfers from the Columbia area participated in the May 2 event with proceeds supporting the expanding CIU athletics program.
Read more about this exciting event and see who was on the winning team at the CIU Rams website.
By Bob Holmes
A ceremonial groundbreaking on International Boulevard at the entrance to Columbia International University, marks a revitalization of the Monticello Road corridor, the gateway to the CIU campus.
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin joined with CIU officials to turn the earth for the $20 million William H. Jones Global Business & IT Center.
The Center has four primary goals:
By Bob Holmes
Berther Ondiek is the first person in her Kenyan village to earn a Psychology degree. That explains the loud jubilation from several African friends who jumped up and down as they gathered in a circle around her in the CIU Quad following the spring undergraduate commencement.