Around the College

Wang named associate editor of Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics

Chun Wang, an assistant professor in the UW’s measurement and statistics and educational psychology programs, has been appointed an associate editor of the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, which is co-sponsored by American Educational Research Association and American Statistical Association. 

Twitter Live on instructional coaching April 10

On April 10, Renee Gallaegher and Stephanie Bradford of the UW Center for Educational Leadership will host a Twitter Live conversation about the important role coaches play as teachers try brand new things. Learn more and tune in.

Ishimaru co-authors new article on leading equity teams

Professor Ann Ishimaru is co-author of “Leading Equity Teams: The Role of Formal Leaders in Building Organizational Capacity for Equity,” recently published in the Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk.

The article examines the role formal leaders can play in creating routines and practices to foster and sustain organizational leadership of equity-focused teams of educators, parents and students in schools. Using a case study methodology, the authors explore how a black female K-8 school leader steeped in social justice leadership work and a white female middle school leader new to social justice leadership engaged collectively with a team of educators to build organizational capacity to identify racial, ability and other group-based student disparities and develop equitable practices at their respective school sites. 

McCleery receives funding to develop app supporting youth physical activity

Research Associate Julie McCleery, author of the recent "State of Play: Seattle-King County" report, has received a UW Population Health Initiative pilot research grant for a project supporting equitable access to physical activity for children in King County.

College’s BCBA pass rate tops 90%

UW College of Education students passed the BCBA exam on their first attempt at a 91 percent rate in 2019, exceeding the nationwide pass rate of 63 percent. 

The University of Washington also was ranked among top Applied Behavior Analysis master's degree programs by Intelligent in its 2020 rankings. The UW was rated as "Best in the Northwest." 

Study recruiting children with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The University of Washington's Reading Development Project is now recruiting children with intellectual and developmental disabilities for a study of reading and language development.

This study is the first of its kind in the United States and participants will help improve reading intervention for children with significant support needs. Learn more online.

CEL to present on educational improvement at Virtual Carnegie Foundation Summit

Max Silverman, executive director of the UW Center for Educational Leadership, and Jenn McDermott, CEL’s director of innovative initiatives, will host the session “Partnering to Improve Principal’s Practices Using Improvement Science Principles” at the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education.

In this session, participants will learn about two different partnerships focused on promoting the development of school leadership capabilities to lead improvement. Learn more.