Visit Seattle history with story of Sam Kelly — educator, advocate

Friday, December 10, 2010

Follow Sam Kelly through his life and you'll learn about American history and about Seattle's past. Jerry Large, Seattle Times staff columnist, reviews the new autobigraphy on Kelly, a College alum.

Trustees name Jean Hernandez president of Edmonds CC

Monday, December 6, 2010

The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees has named Jean Hernandez president of Edmonds Community College. A College of Education alum, Hernandez will begin work January 1, 2011.

Teach for America’s Most Influential Alumni

Friday, December 3, 2010

Ahead of Teach for America's 20th-anniversary alumni summit in February, a look at the influentials who have emerged from the ranks of TFA vets. Dean Tom Stritikus is profiled.

From Operations to Teaching & Learning

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

A pair of researchers identify practices that deepen the instructional impact of the central office. Mike Copland and Meredith Honig pen cover story for American Association of School Administrators

News: Higher Ed Research Roundup - Inside Higher Ed

Friday, November 19, 2010

At the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), William “Bill” Zumeta (ASHE President) hosted a presidential session, Policy Challenges in Intercollegiate Athletics. NCAA President and former UW President Mark Emmert was interviewed by Robert Kustra (Boise State University) and College faculty James Soto Antony moderated. The session focused...

Coaching Principles for the Development of Championship Teams: On and Beyond the Pitch

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Herbert Hoffman, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies alum, co-authored a new book, Coaching Principles for the Development of Championship Teams: On and Beyond the Pitch. He co-authored the book with Peter R.J. Fewing, who served as head men’s soccer coach for Seattle University from 1998 – 2006.

A ‘monumental’ opportunity: UW education faculty to lead $40 million Head Start grant

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

For two UW College of Education researchers, a huge new federal Head Start grant means the creation of a new center and years of hard work ahead — but most of all, it means helping America’s youngest learners prepare for and succeed in school. The UW will take the lead among seven institutions in a new five-year, $40 million national Head Start grant....

Don't Cut Out the Center: The Centrality of the Central Office in Teaching and Learning Improvement

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

When district leaders must cut their budgets, they look first to their central office, but Michael A. Copland and Meredith I. Honig advise against following that instinct.

New director of the UW's Robinson Center plans challenging classrooms for all children

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Nancy Hertzog had one heck of a first day teaching elementary school: one of her students pulled the fire alarm and then vanished -- later he was found hitchhiking by the assistant superintendent -- as fire and police forces descended on the school. It was 1977, in Williamsburg, Va. Hertzog, now the new director of the University of Washington's Robinson...

Spencer Foundation Announces the Appointment of Professor Diana E. Hess as Senior Vice President

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Board and staff of the Spencer Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Diana E. Hess as Senior Vice President. An alum of the UW College of Education, Hess is currently Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests include Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies, Education Policy, and Law....