COLLEGE OF EDUCATION | October 2018
 
 
Gift to drive
early learning innovation
 
 
 

An endowment funded by the Bezos Family Foundation will bolster the UW's work to advance early childhood research and practice.

 
 
 
VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: Centering Justice in Education
 
Hear Professor Django Paris discuss his vision for how the Banks Center for Educational Justice will partner with communities throughout Washington state and beyond in UW College of Education's. Read more in Research That Matters magazine.
 
 
RTM video
 
Family engagement
 
Facebook Live: Families and communities leading educational justice
 
School and community partners who joined UW researchers in a long-term effort to lead equity-focused change in a Seattle high school will discuss their work and its lessons during an Oct. 11 chat.
 
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Chun Wang
 
New Faculty Q&A: Chun Wang
 
From an early age, standardized tests loomed large for Chun Wang. In China, how Wang and her classmates performed on high-stakes tests would determine not only which university they could go to, but what they’d study.
 
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Schwartz honored by Council for Exceptional Children
 
Ilene Schwartz, director of the UW’s Haring Center for Inclusive Education, will receive the 2018 Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award from the CEC's Division for Early Childhood.
 
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Dana Arviso
 
New director brings partnership-building expertise to Unite:Ed
 
Dana Arviso will serve as the first director of the UW's Unite:Ed initiative, an alliance of community and education partners working to improving educational outcomes for all students.
 
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NEWSMAKERS

 

Ariane Gauvreau is transforming special education (ParentMap) | Meredith Honig on administrative costs and quality of education (Q13 FOX) | Gail Joseph on children of color and disparities in discipline rates (KUOW) | Angel Fettig and Kathleen Artman Meeker on ending discriminatory discipline in early learning (Seattle Times) | Tom Halverson on teacher contract negotiations (Seattle Times)

 
 
 
 

COMING UP

 

View the College calendar for more upcoming events.

 
 

Conversation with James Banks

 

Professor James A. Banks will discuss his work and career in multicultural education.
Oct. 17 - 7 p.m.
University Book Store

 
 
 

Book Talk: "Jim Crow Campus"

 

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott will discuss her latest book; hosted by the Banks Center for Educational Justice.
Oct. 26 - 1 p.m.
UW Club
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Addressing Challenging Behaviors

 

Explore effective and easy to use strategies to support the behaviors you want to cultivate in your classroom community.
Oct. 24 - 2:30 p.m.
Register now

 
 
 

ALUMNI NEWS

 

Seattle teacher Jennifer Macias Morris '15 will represent Washington state in the NEA Foundation's prestigious program for globally-minded educators. READ MORE

Michelle Zimmerman '11 authors new book, speaks at national events READ MORE

 
 

AROUND THE COLLEGE

 

The UW's Cultivate Learning and Haring Center for Inclusive Education recently sponsored an institute for early learning providers on “Equity Focused Positive Behavior Support.” READ MORE

New blog and interview series “The Throughline” features education leaders’ best ideas | Outdoor early learning resources highlighted in new report | EarlyEdU at National Indian Education Association Convention | Professor, staff member honored for media literacy work | CEL talks instructional leadership teams in Principal Leadership magazine | Arviso to speak on partnership and philanthropy | Faculty receive new grants READ MORE

 
 
 

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