East Dallas couple with Down syndrome discovers joys, challenges of marriage

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Austin Davenport, alum of the Experimental Education Unit, is featured in this news story about an East Dallas couple with Down syndrome.

Sam Odom Honored as Distinguished Alumnus

Friday, May 13, 2011

Dr. Sam Odom, Director of FPG Child Development Institute (FPG) and Professor at the School of Education at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, will receive the 2011 Distinguished Graduate Award from the University of Washington College of Education. The Distinguished Graduate Award was established in 1986 and is awarded annually to a College...

Patricia “Pat” Wasley Receives Distinguished Alum Award from Western Washington University

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Pat Wasley, former dean and faculty member, will receive a distinguished alum award from Western Washington University tonight. Wasley, a graduate of the Woodring College of Education, was honored at a dinner on May 12, 2011.

Edmonds educator leaves legacy of literacy

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Bonnie Campbell Hill, alumnus of the College of Education, passed away recently. As part of her legacy, she raised $500,000 for literacy projects in the third world in just six months.

University of Washington plans 'alternative' teacher certification

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

However many Teach for America recruits come to the Seattle area this fall, they'll likely earn their teaching certificates through a program at the University of Washington.

Morva McDonald Wins Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Morva McDonald is the recipient of the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship. The Fellowship is meant to encourage a life-long commitment to public service by providing outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to explore their potential for service and leadership in the community. Munro Public Service Fellows are selected on the basis...

Transformative Professional Learning

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Margery Ginsberg's new book’s has a bold new vision for professional learning. It emphasizes the importance of intrinsic motivation and respect for cultural diversity for a transformative approach to school improvement. Knowing that culture and motivation are inseparable influences on learning, Ginsberg provides practical steps that focus on teaching and...

Reclaiming the 'Early College'

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The National Consortium of Early College Programs, which informally met for the first time in New York in the fall, will invite collaboration, model best practices, and provide clarity of the traditional mission and purpose of early college. Nancy Hertzog is quoted.

Improving Teaching in Head Start

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A new Center on Quality Teaching and Learning that will be headquartered at the University of Washington is designed to improve teaching practices in Head Start programs. Susan Sandall, Ph.D., an associate professor of special education, whose research focuses on developing effective teaching practices for young children with disabilities and how to...

Middle-school principal honored

Friday, March 11, 2011

Jeff Clark, middle-school principal and College alum, is is the winner of this year’s Thomas B. Foster Award for outstanding leadership.