Eastern Michigan University expert available for MI Future Educator Fellowship and MI Future Educator Stipend interviews

YPSILANTI – Ryan Gildersleeve, dean of Eastern Michigan University’s College of Education, is available for interviews regarding the potential impact and importance of the MI Future Educator Fellowship, a $10,000 scholarship and MI Future Educator Stipend, a $9,600 stipend, two funding options to support Michigan’s student teachers as they transition into full-time teaching in classrooms.  


The funding opportunities are available to students enrolled in approved Educator Preparation Provider programs, which are programs in Michigan that are approved to recommend people for teacher certification and endorsements – many of these programs are offered through EMU’s College of Education.


Gildersleeve is an expert on PreK-20 educational opportunities, particularly within historically marginalized communities, and the philosophical foundations of higher education. For media inquiries, please email bmobley1@emich.edu or call (734) 487-4402.




About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 14,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

November 01, 2022

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