Transforming the Early Education Workforce

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kristie Kauerz, director of the UW's National P-3 Center, discusses how the Washington P-3 Executive Leadership Certificate Program is advancing the leadership of principals and early learning center directors in a new multimedia guidebook.

Pre-to-3: What is an early-childhood education professional?

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Professor Kristie Kauerz comments on what it means to be an early-childhood education professional and the importance of continuity across the entire P-20 education continuum.

UW will build teacher corps for dual-language classrooms

Friday, December 8, 2017

A $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable the UW College of Education to recruit and train about five dozen bilingual teachers to work in dual-language programs in South King County, Bellevue and Shoreline.

Why that bill requiring cursive is good news

Monday, December 4, 2017

Professor emerita Virginia Berninger comments on the effects of cursive learning on children’s brains and the benefits of children using multiple communication methods.

Making early childhood education degrees more accessible

Friday, December 1, 2017

Professor Gail Joseph discusses the policy and practice changes needed to make high-quality online bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education or a related major accessible to all lead pre-K teachers across the United States.

Researchers find early signs that Seattle’s preschool program may be paying off

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A new study co-led by University of Washington researchers suggests that the city's pilot program is helping more children get ready for kindergarten.

Why math majors should take creative writing — and vice versa

Monday, November 20, 2017

Julie Van '17, an Education, Learning and Society minor and UW Dream Project mentor, argues for providing college students with more meaningful interdisciplinary experiences.

Early Education Is a Game Changer

Monday, November 20, 2017

UW College of Education researchers contribute to a new report showing that high-quality preschool reduces special education placement and contributes to a significant boost in high school graduation rates.

When Degree Programs for Pre-K Teachers Go Online

Friday, November 17, 2017

The University of Washington's online early childhood and family studies program and EarlyEdU Alliance are highlighted in a new report on online degree programs for Pre-K teachers.

Education Interview of the Month: Independent Teacher Prep Programs

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses the creation of independent teacher education programs and their implications for public schools.