Mark Mitsui was named to serve as deputy assistant secretary for community colleges in the U.S. Department of Education. Mark is a College of Education alum, 2003. He has been instrumental in working with UW's GO-MAP and the Graduate School in helping to build pathways for graduate students who are interested in teaching at the community college level at...
N. Seattle Community College president named to federal post
New K-12 science standards add focus on practices, engineering and early learning
The National Academy of Sciences recently released an updated national vision for K-12 science education learning goals. The latest version, made public April 9, was developed by a national team with input from thousands of teachers, scientists and other stakeholders, including Philip Bell, director of the University of Washington's Institute for...
College Presidents, at Any Level, Face Sports Challenges
John Thelin highlights the work of the Center for Leadership in Athletics in an Op-Ed on college sports. Thelin is a professor of educational policy studies at the University of Kentucky.
The Latest on Multicultural Education
Dr. James Banks on TriStates Public Radio, speaking about multicultural education.
UW Education's Tom Stritikus says guiding teachers is key
“Education Conversations” is an occasional series from The Seattle Times editorial board, highlighting the latest thinking in education. In this new video, Dean Stritikus says it’s time to shift the way we think about the profession and incorporate early learning into basic K-12 education in Washington state. He’s also critical of the region’s growing...
Dream Project awarded the Doug Mason Memorial Award
Dream Project receives the Doug Mason Memorial Award from the Municipal League. Written by Dream Project High School Lead Manager Emily Tran.
Five high school teachers are the recipients of the Northwestern University Distinguished Secondary Teacher Awards
Five high school teachers who have had a transformative effect on the lives of their students received the Northwestern University Distinguished Secondary Teacher Awards. David Quinn, a UW Teacher Education Program '97 grad is honored.
Moving education theory from the lab to the classroom
Pay attention to the American Educational Research Association, writes columnist Lynne K.Varner. The ideas and trends discussed by its members today will be part of the education-policy debates of tomorrow. Margery Ginsberg is featured for her work with Cleveland High School and a recent AERA award.
Steve Fink & Ann O’Doherty on the Principal Preparation Guarantee
In this episode of Eduleadership Radio, Steve Fink and Ann O’Doherty a first-of-its kind guarantee for principal preparation.
Best Reference of 2012
Library Journal, names 'Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education' one of the "Best References of 2012." Edited by Dr. James A. Banks, "This landmark study serves both as a history of where we’ve been and a...