Innovative training program places more minority teachers in Seattle’s schools

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The UW's Seattle Teacher Residency program, which prepares residents to become teachers in the context of, and for, classrooms in Seattle Public Schools, is highlighted for its success in improving teacher retention and diversity.

Scholars Corner: Ismael Fajardo

Monday, April 3, 2017

Ismael Fajardo (MEd '12, PhD '15) discusses his interest in studying Latinxs in higher education and his work with the University of Washington's Brotherhood Initiative.

State's gifted programs leave out black and Latino students

Monday, April 3, 2017

Professor Nancy Hertzog discusses the importance of advancing equity in gifted education and a recent conference on the subject hosted by the University of Washington.

For black boys, just one black teacher may make a big difference

Sunday, April 2, 2017

A recent report by the UW College of Education on the state of Washington's teacher workforce which found little progress in diversifying the profession is cited.

Some want to do more to teach children–and teachers–media literacy

Friday, March 31, 2017

Professor emerita Marilyn Cohen comments on the importance of teaching students how to be critical consumers and thoughtful producers of their own media—and the need for better preparing educators to do so.

The push to deregulate teacher preparation

Monday, March 27, 2017

Professor Ken Zeichner discusses the emergence of independent teacher preparation programs and concerns about their ability to prepare highly-qualified teachers to serve all children.

This budget cut stands to reduce young learners’ odds of escaping poverty

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The University of Washington's P-3 Executive Leadership program is noted for engaging principals with other early childhood leaders in deep learning about early childhood development and strategies to better connect what comes before children enter kindergarten and the...

Dads Need Parent Training Too

Friday, March 17, 2017

Professor Holly Schindler discusses her research on helping fathers be more engaged, more confident parents by focusing on their strengths.

The Pop-Up Graduate School of Education Called Relay

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses the credentialing of educators and privatization of K-12 schools and teacher education.

UW retains top spots in U.S. News school rankings

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The University of Washington College of Education's No. 9 ranking among the nation's top education schools, with six specialty programs receiving top 10 rankings, is noted.