Highest Number Yet of ASCC B.Ed. Student Sit Praxis Test
The Teacher Education Department (TED) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) reached a milestone during the spring 2014 semester with its highest yet number of Bachelors in Education (B.Ed.) students sitting the national Praxis 1 examination. The results of the tests, recently received by the TED, gave additional cause for congratulations with a third of the students tested earning passing scores on their first attempt and the remainder coming close to passing.
ASCC-SSI Participates in Indigenous Peoples’ Events
American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Samoan Studies Institute (SSI) Director Okenaisa Fauolo-Manila and four Samoan Studies majors recently returned from Washington, DC where they participated in two events centered on the indigenous peoples of America. From July 18th to the 20th the group took part in the Living Earth Festival sponsored by the National Museum of the American Indian, then participated in the First Stewards symposium from July 21st to 23rd. Both events took place in Washington, DC.