UW alumni present at WASA/AWSP conference

Twenty alumni from the UW’s Leadership for Learning (L4L) and Danforth Educational Leadership programs participated in the WASA/AWSP Summer Conference, sponsored by the Washington Association of School Administrators and Association of Washington School Principals. 

The UW alumni presenting at the school leadership conference focused on advancing equity through principal support and supervision. Their presentations, attended by some of the state’s most effective educational leaders, spanned a variety of topics including diversity and equity practices, social emotional learning and self-care, and leadership.

Banks gives keynote at teacher education conference

Professor Emeritus James A. Banks gave a keynote address at the 7th International Conference on Teacher Education at the MOFET Institute in Tel Aviv, Israel in June. 

Summer scholar Sandy Grande teaches on educational liberation and resurgence

The UW’s Banks Center for Educational Justice is hosting Distinguished Summer Scholar Sandy Grande, a 2019 recipient of the prestigious Ford Foundation Senior Fellowship, for the course “Black and Indigenous Theories of Education Liberation and Resurgence.”

Preparing the next generation of education researchers

In a new podcast, two professors who have co-taught the UW College of Education’s inquiry sequence course for more than a decade, Deborah Kerdeman and Philip Bell, discuss its role in preparing better researchers, how it builds community among doctoral students at the College and more.