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.

Retirement: Dr. Eugene “Gene” Edgar

Jun 12 2013

Dr. Eugene “Gene” Edgar, professor of special education at the UW College of Education, plans to retire in June 2013. Edgar has worked at the UW since 1972.

Edgar has has received the University of Washington’s Outstanding Public Service Award and the James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities, among other honors.