Michael S. Knapp served as co-guest editor for a special edition of Theory into Practice, a peer-reviewed journal hosted by The Ohio State University. Entitled?Accomplished Teaching as a Professional Resource?, the issue highlights National Board Certified Teachers as a resource for improving student learning and achievement. Mike co-edited with Mary E....
Higher Education Journal Highlights NBPTS and National Board Certification
UW names Stritikus new education school dean
The University of Washington has named Tom Stritikus dean of the school?s college of education. Stritikus succeeds Patricia Wasley, who has been dean for the past 10 years and who will return to the school?s faculty. He?s currently the associate dean of academic programs and will take over on Sept. 16, subject to approval by the school?s board of regents...
Rising costs set to change the face of US higher education
As funding for public universities falls, poorer students will feel the pinch. William Zumeta is quoted.
It's about the kids: Refocusing central school district offices with teaching and learning in mind
UW profs urge central school district office personnel to get out to the schools in a new education report. The transformation was phenomenal, said one school superintendent who put the research into practice.
Honig and Copland Receive Grant from W.T. Grant Foundation
Meredith Honig was recently awarded a major grant from the W.T. Grant Foundation. The grant, titled ‘Research Use as Learning: The Case of School District Central Offices’ will take place from 2011 to 2012. ?? Honig will be working on the WT Grant Foundation project with Mike Copland and a team of graduate students.
Education startup SynapticMash acquired for $10 million
SynapticMash, an educational software company, just sold for $10 million. Ramona Pierson, graduate of the Danforth Program, founded SynapticMash and served as CEO of the three-year-old startup. Promethean World Plc. plans to integrate the technology with its handheld Learner Response System devices that are used by students to contribute in the classroom...
Teacher development not a smart cutback in tough times
What exactly does the education system sacrifice when legislators slash professional development funding for educators? Op-ed by Dean Wasley and Stephanie Hirsh on budget cutbacks across the state and nation.
Interview with Mark Windschitl and Jessica Thompson
The Teachers College Record is a journal of research, analysis, and commentary in the field of education. It has been published continuously since 1900 by Teachers College, Columbia University. In this episode of “The Voice,” Mark Windschitl and Jessica Thompson from the University of Washington talk about their upcoming article, co-written with Melissa...
New elementary principal brings focus on school culture, quality instruction
Alum Brian Patrick, an ambassador of kindness just graduated from Danforth cohort 22 and is now the principal of Methow Valley Elementary. Superintendent Mark Wenzel, a recent graduate of the L4L Ed. D. program, is quoted.
College Alums In Seattle Schools
Seattle Schools welcome several College of Ed alums to permanent positions. Stacey Tate Loftin is now principal for Coe Elementary. Clover Codd is the permanent principal at Alki Elementary. Henterson Carlisle is the permanent principal at Madison Middle School.