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...
Improving Teaching in Head Start
Middle-school principal honored
Jeff Clark, middle-school principal and College alum, is is the winner of this year’s Thomas B. Foster Award for outstanding leadership.
It's time to change Seattle schools superintendent's job
Seattle has a year to figure out who should be its next superintendent of schools, someone different from the last one. No one has a good word to say about the recently departed Maria Goodloe-Johnson, but wasn't she our savior just a little while ago? In this op-ed, Seattle Times columnist, Jerry Large, praises Meredith Honig's collaborations with...
On Campus with Women
The Association of American Colleges and Universities asked Shirley Hune to contribute to their special issue celebrating 40 years of work on the status of women in education, On Campus with Women. Her contribution followed up on her 1998 monograph on Asian Pacific American Women: Claiming Visibility & Voice.
Janine Jones Wins Presidential Award from the National Association of School Psychologists
Congratulations to Janine Jones, faculty member and school psychologist. The National Association of School Psychologists honored Janine with a Presidential Award at their recent conference. The award recognizes continued commitment and dedication to students, schools and the community.
Towards a Global PhD? Forces and Focus in Doctoral Education Worldwide
In an interview with Illinois Public Media radio, Maresi Nerad talks about some of the major challenges facing graduate education.
Nancy Beadie at Association for Education Finance and Policy
Nancy Beadie has been invited to participate on a panel of economic historians to discuss the question: Why has schooling been publicly funded in the United States? The symposium will take place on the opening day of the annual meeting of the Association for Education Finance and Policy in Seattle, March 24-26.
Dafney Blanca Dabach Awarded 2011 Bilingual SIG Dissertation Award
The American Educational Researchers Association (AERA) Bilingual Special Interest Group Dissertation Award Committee awarded Dafney Blanca Dabach the 2011 Bilingual SIG Dissertation Award. Rebecca Blum Martínez, Professor of Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies at the University of New Mexico, wrote, “The committee was very impressed with the...
UW’s Central Office Transformation Work with Seattle Public Schools Featured at National Conference
On February 17, 2011, the American Association of School Administrators featured the Wallace-funded research of Dr. Meredith Honig and colleagues along with the direct services and supports provided by the UW Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) in the Seattle Public Schools.
Seattle Panel Demonstrates a Shift in Central-Office Priorities
Focusing the full attention of the central office on teaching and learning was the topic of a Thought Leader session, sponsored by the Wallace Foundation, on Thursday morning. Panelists shared their own experiences and perspectives about this work in a presentation that was moderated by Richard Laine, director of the foundation’s education programs. The...