UW alum honored for work in education, environment and community

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Jennie Warmouth (PhD '17) is a 2018 winner of The Patsy Collins Award for Excellence in Education, Environment, and Community in honor of her efforts to connect classroom learning to students’ environment and communities.

A Day at Daybreak Star Preschool

Saturday, November 3, 2018

A documentary featuring Daybreak Star Preschool, which integrates Indigenous knowledge and practices in its curriculum, includes footage of Tess Gamez (MEd '16) and her students.

From Campus to Community

Friday, November 2, 2018

Joe Petrick (MEd '04), an alumnus of the UW and IslandWood's Education for Environment and Community graduate program, is now serving as vice president of field education at the Teton Sciences Schools.

New center to recognize American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The College of Education is one of several units across the UW involved in the new center, which will elevate existing research and community outreach activities.

How Campus Activism Changed the South

Monday, October 22, 2018

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott's new book "Jim Crow Campus: Higher Education and the Struggle for a New Southern Social Order," which explores the fight for academic freedom and free speech at colleges in the South in the 1960s and ’70s, is featured.

Talking about Race and Justice

Friday, October 19, 2018

Rebekah Gardea (MEd '17) is serving as diversity, equity, and inclusion coordinator at Seattle's Bertschi School, talking about justice, community and race with teachers, parents and students.

These Comeback Kids Don’t Bake Cookies: The Community-Based Transformation of an Urban School

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The transformation of Seattle’s Rainier Beach High School and Professor Ann Ishimaru's recent paper in the Journal of Educational Administration exploring how local families, students and community members partnered with educators is featured.

UW Study Highlights Grassroots Effort To Turn Around Rainier Beach High School

Monday, October 15, 2018

A recent study by Professor Ann Ishimaru explored how members of Seattle's Rainier Beach community took the lead in saving their high school and transforming it into one of the highest-performing in the state.

Prop 1 aims to improve access to early learning

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Professor Gail Joseph comments on a recent evaluation of the Seattle Preschool Program that shows children in the pilot program are making gains in every domain measured.

Seattle should do better on pre-k funding

Monday, October 8, 2018

Shelby Parsons (MEP '18) argues that Seattle can use funds more efficiently to allow the city to serve more preschoolers who will benefit the most.