College eNews Archives

Faculty author new book on leadership

Jun 23 2014

Three College of Education faculty members are co-authors of a new book exploring how education leaders can improve the quality of learning opportunities and student performance, even in the midst of challenging circumstances.

James Banks to Receive Fielding Social Justice Award

Apr 28 2014

The Social Justice Award was established at Fielding Graduate University in 1987 to recognize demonstrated concern for and commitment to the furtherance of social justice. The hope is that the action for which the award is conferred will provide exemplary models of commitment to social justice for the Fielding Graduate University and its members.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
6:00 – 8:30 PM
San Francisco University Club 800 Powell St, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Megan Bang (Faculty): New Book from MIT Press

The answers to scientific questions depend on who’s asking, because the questions asked and the answers sought reflect the cultural values and orientations of the questioner. These values and orientations are most often those of Western science. In Who’s Asking?, Douglas Medin and Megan Bang argue that despite the widely held view that science is objective, value-neutral, and acultural, scientists do not shed their cultures at the laboratory or classroom door; their practices reflect their values, belief sy
Jan 30 2014

Megan Bang's new co-authored book just came out on MIT Press. The book is titled, Who's Asking: Native Science, Western Science, and Science Education. Her co-author, Douglas L. Medin is Louis W. Menk Professor of Psychology and Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. More>>

New Guides for School Districts to Better Support Principals as Instructional Leaders

The University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) has released a set of three tools designed for school district central office leaders, especially principal supervisors, to help principals improve teaching and learning in every school across the district.
Nov 19 2013

The University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) today released a set of three tools designed for school district central office leaders, especially principal supervisors, to help principals improve teaching and learning in every school across the district.

Carnegie Foundation Changes: Dean Tom Stritikus elected to Carnegie Foundation Board

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an act of Congress, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center. Improving teaching and learning has always been Carnegie’s motivation and heritage.
Nov 18 2013

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has named urban school authority and reform advocate Tom Payzant as the chair of its Board of Trustees. New Visions for Public Schools President Robert Hughes and Tom Stritikus, dean of University of Washington’s College of Education, were also elected as trustees for four-year terms. All took office at the Foundation’s annual Board meeting in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 14.

Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker: New Faculty in Special Education

Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker joins the college as an assistant professor of special education.
Nov 5 2013

Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker joins the college as an assistant professor of special education. She specializes in professional development systems for early childhood professionals, innovative web tools for evidence-based practices in early education and early intervention, and practical strategies for promoting social-emotional competence in young children with and without special needs.

Dr. Jennifer Lindsay: Director, Elementary Teacher Education

Nov 5 2013

Jennifer Lindsay joins the College as the newly appointed Director of the Elementary Teacher Education Program. Previously, Lindsay directed the Elementary Education Master in Teaching Program at Brown University. She has worked as a public school teacher, most recently at a project based, teacher-led school in San Francisco, where she worked in collaboration with bay area teachers and the National Equity Project on action research projects, focused on classroom practice. 

Dr. Kara Jackson: New Faculty in Excellence Across Content Instruction – Mathematics

Dr. Kara Jackson joins the college as an assistant professor.
Nov 5 2013

Dr. Kara Jackson joins the college as an assistant professor. She specializes in middle-grade mathematics teaching and learning. Jackson received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Most recently she was on faculty at McGill University, where she received the McGill University Faculty of Education Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Upcoming Faculty Publication: Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education

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Nov 1 2013

Globalization and Its Impacts on the Quality of PhD Education, the second in the projected three-volume FORCES AND FORMS IN DOCTORAL EDUCATION worldwide series sponsored by the Center for Innovation in Graduate Education (CIRGE) at the University of Washington, will be published in 2014 by Sense Publishers.