Stephan Blanford (EdD '11), a former Seattle Public Schools board member and equity consultant, comments on how the insights of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continue to have meaning in 2018.
Remembering MLK’s words of tolerance and justice for all
A year of wonder
The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation's recent $100,000 gift to create an endowment for student scholarships at the UW College of Education is noted.
Ignite Education Lab: Unexpected adventures in learning
Gerrit Kischner (MEd '97), principal of Genesee Hill Elementary School in Seattle, is among the speakers at the Ignite Education Lab storytelling event on Feb. 12.
New Studies Find Positive Feelings About Blackness Improve Academic Performance
Professor Janine Jones comments on her recent study of black girls who participated in a course that combined mindfulness teachings with a cultural-enrichment curriculum.
Huskies aren’t staying silent when it comes to social injustice
Faculty member Ed Taylor recently met with the University of Washington men's basketball team to discuss social justice issues.
Researchers offer new evidence on 4-year-old children’s knowledge about ecology
Professor Megan Bang comments on a new article she co-authored that explores how, in their play, children from diverse communities reveal how they view the natural world.
Most influential education scholars announced
UW College of Education faculty members Kenneth Zeichner and John Bransford are listed among the nation's most influential scholars shaping educational practice and policy, along with alumni Gloria Ladson-Billings (MA ‘72) and Tyrone Howard (PhD '98).
New system for evaluating teachers may have triggered hiring spree
A study of school leadership in Washington and the state's new teacher-evaluation system, conducted by UW College of Education professors Ana Elfers and Margaret Plecki, shows increased hiring to support professional growth of teachers.
Endowment funds student scholarships
The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation recently created an endowment to support undergraduate students at the UW College of Education.
Grant to support bilingual teaching candidates
A $2.4 million grant to the UW College of Education will benefit students working toward their elementary teaching degree with a bilingual endorsement and meet the rising need for dual language certified educators in Washington.