COLLEGE OF EDUCATION | November 2017
 
 

College to strengthen washington partnerships

 
 
 

The UW College of Education will deepen partnerships that are expanding access to high-quality educational opportunities for underserved students and communities with a $1.7 million grant.

 
 
 
Teacher with student
 

Focus on professional growth, leadership key to TPEP

 

Sustaining ongoing improvement in instruction is a persistent challenge for schools and districts, but Washington state’s adoption of a new teacher and principal evaluation system is contributing to more collaborative improvement efforts, a study by UW College of Education researchers finds.

 
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Django Paris
 

New faculty profile: Django Paris

 

This January, Django Paris will join the UW College of Education as the inaugural holder of the James A. and Cherry A. Banks Professorship in Multicultural Education and incoming director of the Banks Center for Educational Justice, which will formally launch in fall 2018.

 
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Bringing 'next generation' science to the classroom

 
 
 

A partnership between Seattle Public Schools, UW College of Education researchers and the Teaching Channel is taking on the ambitious task of changing how science teaching is done.

 
 
 
Professor Park at EDU Talks
 

Raising Washington’s youngest learners

 

Eight leading early learning researchers shared their insights into what educators, communities and Washington state can do to give all children a fair start during EDU Talks: Raising Washington, organized by the UW College of Education.

 
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Angel Fettig
 

Q&A with new faculty member Angel Fettig

 

For more than a decade, Angel Fettig has worked with young children and their families as a teacher, researcher, trainer and consultant. Learn more about the new special education faculty member.

 
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NEWSMAKERS

 

Ann Ishimaru on parent-teacher engagement | Adina Brito '96 named distinguished principal | Ken Zeichner on assessing educator preparation programs | Jessica Deang '15 on Early Achievers | UW literacy study cited in New York Times | EarlyEdU Alliance featured | Walter Parker on civic education | UW ranked No. 19 in world for education

 
 
 
Mentor teacher and mentee
 

Video Spotlight: What makes a mentor great?

 

Mentoring is one of the most impactful parts of a novice teacher’s training, yet little is known about effective mentor practices. UW researchers, mentor teacher Cate Simmers and teacher candidate Emma Cornwell share how investing in mentoring contributes to the development of new teachers, as well as overall school performance.

 
 
 

STUDENT NEWS

 

Six UW College of Education doctoral students will present their research projects on Nov. 3, with topics including science practices for school readiness and academic success, anxiety and academic achievement among special education students, and more. READ MORE

 
 

ALUMNI NEWS

 

Jean Hernandez (EdD ‘96), a higher education leader who has dedicated her career to opening opportunities for diverse communities in the Puget Sound region, is being honored this month by the University of Washington’s Multicultural Alumni Partnership. READ MORE

Shelley Stromholt (PhD '15), a UW College of Education postdoctoral scholar and alumna, has received a prestigious Fulbright Research Award to study community-centered science learning alongside educational researchers in Norway. READ MORE

By fostering deeper relationships with young people who've struggled in traditional classrooms, Katie Ward (MEd ‘11) gives them a chance to find their path. READ MORE

Amy Li ‘16 receives ASHE dissertation award | Ra'Jeanna Conerly ‘15 featured in UCEA webinar  READ MORE

 
 

AROUND THE COLLEGE

 

Hertzog presents on equity and gifted education | New paper on learning and technology by Taylor | Free PD session for 3D classroom science assessment | Faculty, alumni contribute to book on college athletes’ rights | AASA and CEL launch national principal supervisor academy | Faculty, students present at CEC Division for Early Childhood | Taylor co-authors cyberlearning report | Four grants awarded to faculty, students  READ MORE

 
 

COMING UP

 

View the College calendar for more upcoming events

 
Research and inquiry presentations
 

Doctoral Degrees Information Session

 

Nov. 8 - 5 p.m.
Register online

 
 
Students with teacher
 

Student Learning, Equity and the Master Schedule

 

Nov. 11
RSVP by Nov. 3

 
 
Teenage girls
 

Strengthening resilience in children & families

 

Nov. 30 - 7:30 p.m.
Register online

 
 
 
 

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