The University of Washington College of Education's recent No. 9 ranking in U.S. News & World Report, along with six specialty programs ranked among the top 10 nationally, is cited.
UW programs, including education, ranked highly
Jacobson '07 to lead CWU School of Education
Ron Jacobson, who earned his PhD in educational leadership and policy studies from UW College of Education in 2007, will serve as executive director of the Central Washington University School of Education.
Smith '15 to lead Race to the Top
LaWonda Smith, a graduate of the UW's Leadership for Learning (EdD) program, will serve as executive director of the Race to the Top Road Map Consortium Project, a $40 million initiative in the Puget Sound.
Innovative training program places more minority teachers in Seattle’s schools
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...