Academic Support Programs, at the University of Washington-Seattle, has become a central element in Undergraduate Academic Affairs’ mission to enhance the academic and social well-being of all UW undergraduate students.
Puyallup superintendent, alumnus honored for leadership
Aug 21 2015
Timothy Yeomans (EdD '09), superintendent of Puyallup School District and a strong advocate for aspiring school and district-level leaders in Washington state, has received the University Council Educational Administration Excellence in Educational Leadership Award.
Five alumni of the University of Washington College of Education were honored among the state's most effective educational leaders during the summer conference of the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP).
Kristin Weakly (MIT '15) will join a select group of the nation's most promising young teachers in the 2015 cohort of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation's fellows program.
Weakly, who will begin her first year of teaching this fall after graduating from the University of Washington College of Education, joins a group of 34 high school mathematics and science teachers beginning their careers as KSTF Teaching Fellows.
Education leaders present research in action projects May 8-9
May 7 2015
More than 30 leaders from school systems and educational organizations across Washington state will present public demonstrations of their leadership in addressing critical issues involving educational equity, improving teaching and learning, and strategic decision-making and governance. Each member of the University of Washington College of Education's Leadership for Learning (L4L) class of 2015 will present their capstone project and answer questions during hour-long sessions taking place May 8 and 9 in Miller Hall.
UW Danforth graduate wins Principal of the Year award
Apr 2 2015
Highland Middle School Principal Anissa Bereano, a 2004 graduate of the University of Washington's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, has been named 2015 Washington State Middle Level Principal of the Year.
Professor's paper on equity and leadership most read of 2014
Feb 24 2015
An article written by a University of Washington College of Education professor that offers guidance to school leaders on how to close opportunity and achievement gaps among students has been honored as the most read article of 2014 in the journal Leadership & Policy in Schools.
New principal supervisor standards promise to boost principal success
Feb 3 2015
The release of the first-ever Principal Supervisor Performance Standards, created by the University of Washington’s District Leadership Design Lab (DL2), promises to help school systems across the nation strengthen the quality of teaching for all students.