The leading edge of teacher pay reform

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Harrison School District 2 Superintendent Mike Miles compares his school district’s new way of paying teachers to the TV sci-fi program “Flash Forward,” where for a moment everyone sees their future with decidedly different reactions. Marguerite Roza is quoted.

The 'Master's Pay Bump': Why Ending It Shouldn't Frighten Ed. Schools

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

To assert that it is misguided to pay teachers more for earning a master's degree (the master's bump) can cause quite a dust-up. Deans of graduate programs in education become very upset-and they make their feelings known.

Multicultural Ed Superstars

Friday, November 20, 2009

Jim Banks, Geneva Gay, and Cherry Banks were listed as top scholars by their peers in a recent survey of multicultural education professors.

Community engagement, accountability, real-world experience key to UW teacher training

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Great UWeek feaure delves into a discussion with new Director of Teacher Education kenKen Zeichner about the many elements required to fully prepare a new teacher for the classroom.

College Alum, Georgie Bright Kunkel, to be featured on Evening Magazine

Monday, October 19, 2009

On Monday, October 19th, Georgie Bright Kunkel will be featured on Evening Magazine on Channel 5 at 7:00 p.m. Georgie is the oldest standup comic in Seattle, has been a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and has appeared with her chorale group at Carnegie Hall. Her first film, Caregiving Journey, will soon be ready for distribution. The film is a...

Alum Named Hero in the Classroom

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Former College of Ed PhD student, Chris Robert, is named Hero in the Classroom and will be honored at a Seahawks game.

Report from National Network for Educational Renewal

Saturday, October 17, 2009

nnerThe conference was held October 14-17, 2009 in Bellevue, WA. Over 400 people attended, including many school district superintendents and other college of education deans and faculty. Congratulations to Dean Wasley, Eugene...

Report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Portfolio school districts are promising new developments but they still have big problems to solve, is how Dr. Paul Hill describes reforms in the four big cities being studied by his team at the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE).

Roza Testimony for House Committee on Education and Labor

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Marguerite Roza testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor at the hearing entitled Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers for All Children.

Marguerite Roza testifies before Committee on Education

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Marguerite Roza testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor at the hearing entitled Teacher Equity: Effective Teachers for All Children.