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.

Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success: Our Collaboration with Roxhill Elementary

Roxhill Elementary is a long-term partner.
Nov 5 2013

The Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success (CSIS) project is a state-funded partnership between the College of Education and Roxhill Elementary school in Seattle.

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.

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. 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.

Promoting Post-Secondary Opportunities: College of Ed Alum Instrumental in Pathway to Promise

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Nov 4 2013

Formal Partnership with University of Washington Tacoma Allows Qualifying Puyallup School District Graduates to Directly Matriculate

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.

Education Faculty Receive Exemplary Research in Social Studies Award: Implications of Project Based Learning in AP Courses Recognized

High school students congregate after an AP civics class.
Oct 23 2013

The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) selected "Rethinking Advanced High School Coursework: Tackling the Depth/Breadth Tension in the AP US Government and Politics Course," by Walter Parker, Susan Mosborg, John Bransford, Nancy Vye, John Wilkerson and Robert Abbott, as one of two 2013 Exemplary Research in Social Studies Award winners. The award will be presented at the 93rd NCSS Annual Conference Nov. 22-24, in St. Louis, Missouri.

UW Researchers Lead Charge for Change in Science Education as WA Adopts NGSS

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Oct 8 2013

As Washington State makes plans for adopting rigorous new Next Generation Science Standards, researchers at the University of Washington’s College of Education are already in the field working with partner districts to prepare educators for the coming sea-change in science education.

Read more about the College's work in the 2013-2014 edition of Research That Matters ("The Other Gap," pp. 16-21).