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THE LEBRON JAMES FAMILY FOUNDATION

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION


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Judges, Referees, Pit Crew, Timekeepers, and more

We need your help!  We need volunteers for the annual UA Northeast Ohio District Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 15 on the UA campus.

If you like Legos and you enjoy working with middle school students, come and join the fun!

Contact Karen Plaster for more information and to sign on: 
kbp9@uakron.edu or (330) 972-69906

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Enrollment Assistance

If you need assistance with enrollment, please click the link (below) and fill out the form. Students should only submit a request AFTER their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment Dates (Appointment) are listed in MyAkron. If you need help finding this information, please contact the Zip Support Desk at 330-972-6888. Requests submitted prior to the appointment date will be discarded.

Registration Request Form


Admission to the College

If you are interested in becoming a teacher or educational administrator, let our Preadmission Advisers help.  The team will guide you through the admission process.

How to Apply to the College


College Headlines

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Education professors shine

Brad Maguth, associate professor of social studies education in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, was recently awarded "Best Research Paper" by the International Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies.  This accolade is presented to an outstanding research paper that makes a significant contribution in advancing global learning.

Huey-li Li, professor of educational philosophy in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, recently published a chapter titled “Rethinking Confucian Values in the Global Age” in X. Liu & W. Ma (Eds.). (2018). Confucianism Reconsidered (pp. 221-236). Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.


colorsLJFF circularLooking for a meaningful way to make a difference in our community?

Earn college credit while mentoring middle school students in Akron Public Schools

» Watch the new LJFF UA Mentors video

In partnership with Akron Public Schools and the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education, students can enroll in 5500:223 Urban Youth Mentorship for Spring semester.  Through this unique partnership, LeBron's I PROMISE kids receive hands-on mentorship and encouragement from LJFFCOE students.

Get more information

If you have questions, contact Dr. Susan N. Kushner Benson, snk@uakron.edu


Employment Opportunities for Students and Graduates

Looking for a teaching, administrative, or student services position at the P-12 level?  Several new employment opportunities have been added today!  Check them out.  These are time sensitive.

Employment Opportunities


Career Services Liaison

Derek Daily career services liaison to College of Education Derek Daily

Career Services Coordinator liaison to College of Education.

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