Cameron University Council for Exceptional Children (CUCEC)
Sponsor: Dr. Holly Rice
CUCEC is a student chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children. The dues include two journals. This group meets monthly and students attend one state meeting a year. In addition to the meetings there are activities with children with disabilities. Anyone who is interested is eligible for membership and encouraged to participate.
Student Oklahoma Education Association (SOEA)
Lawton Sponsor: Dr. Marco Columbus
RSU Sponsor: Dr. Jennifer Holloway
This organization is open to all students who are planning to be teachers. It is the Cameron unit of the statewide organization, the Oklahoma Education Association (OEA). There are a number of benefits to joining this group including the availability of professional liability insurance for coverage when working in the public schools. SOEA plans regular meetings with informative guest speakers and hands on activities. SOEA also conducts certification test study sessions once a year and engages in community service activities. Watch bulletin boards for announcements or ask the sponsors about upcoming events.
Students in Early Childhood Education (SECE)
Sponsor: Dr. Dana Hilbert
Cameron University's distinctive organization for Early Childhood Education. SECE promotes the development of Early Childhood Education students and provides opportunities for those who are going to become educators of young children. SECE is very active in service projects like Shop for the Shelter, campus activities like Homecoming, and co-curricular professional development such as ECE Expeditions across the state.
Stay up-to-date with all the SECE happenings and other info about early childhood education by joining their Facebook group!
Professional Oklahoma Educators (POE)
Professional Oklahoma Educators is a non-union, nonpartisan professional organization for all school personnel. The goal of POE is to achieve what is best for Oklahoma students. They believe the focus as educators should be on educating children. Cameron University supports students who wish to join POE at the state level. For more information: http://www.professionaloklahomaeducators.org/