The following story features a collaboration between Theater for Change UW — including ensemble members and University of Washington College of Education students Elba Moise and Debi Talukdar and alum Sooz Stahl (PhD '19) — and the Center for Neurotechnology.
Learning about different countries and experiencing their peoples' culture, food and music – this is what Yukari Amos (PhD '01), as an early educator, believed multicultural education was about: celebrating differences.
Beyond basketball: Teaching players to be selfless on and off the court
Dec 12 2019
During her time playing for the Stanford University women’s basketball team, Charli Turner Thorne (MEd ‘90) developed a keen interest in helping other athletes perform their best. She came to the University of Washington to study educational psychology, with the intent of becoming a sports psychologist in the future – but then she realized that coaching was her true calling.
Alum seeks to uplift role of non-dominant languages in Seattle Public Schools
Nov 12 2019
On his early morning commute along the quiet streets of Roxhill to the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, Thad Williams (PhD ’18), a native of Tennessee, passes by several neighborhoods that capture the diversity which drew him to Seattle.
In a school district where there are presently 147 languages and dialects spoken, he holds a critical role in empowering the city’s linguistically diverse students.