Using Evidence for Teacher Education Program Improvement and Accountability: An Illustrative Case of the Role of Value-Added Measures

Monday, October 8, 2012

The work of Dr. Marge Plecki, Dr. Ana Elfers and graduate research assistant Yugo Nakamura will appear in the November 2012 issue of the Journal of Teacher Education. Their article is entitled Using Evidence for Teacher Education Program Improvement and Accountability: An Illustrative Case of the Role of Value-Added Measures.


Dean Stritikus on Education Nation

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Dean Tom Stritikus interviewed by KING 5's Education Nation. He discusses early education and kindergarten readiness among other topics.

First Female Principal of Eatonville High School

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Alum Ashley Barker is new principal of Eatonville High School. Barker is first female principal of Eatonville High School. 

Back to school tips for parents from UW Psychologists

Thursday, August 16, 2012

When kids go back to school in a few weeks, it can be a mixed bag of challenges including adjusting to school routines and worries over academics, bullies and fitting in with other peers. Dr. Clayton Cook and Dr. Jim Mazza as well as otehrs from the University of Washington offer advice to parents on how to help their elementary- through high school-...

College's Oldest Living Alum Passes Away at 108

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Elsa Nordin passed away at 108. She earned a master's degree in education from the University of Washington in 1956 and retired in 1970.

Dr. Jennifer Hoffman on KUOW

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership Center's Dr. Jennifer Hoffman joined KUOW Weekday to discuss how (and if) women are changing the face of professional sports. Listen here as Dr. Hoffman discusses with host Steve Scher how the professional sports sector has changed for women as a career and the trends for women working in professional sports today...

Education Secretary Duncan Announces 12 Teacher Ambassador Fellows Selected for 2012-13 School Year

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Teaching Ambassador Fellows for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year.  College of Ed alum Kareen Borders will be the newly created Regional Fellow, a full time position based this year in the Seattle Regional Office, that is designed to enhance direct teacher outreach. Borders is a 2011 Classroom Fellow...

Someone You Should Know: the University of Washington's Tom Stritikus

Monday, July 30, 2012

Parent Map catches up with the University of Washington College of Education’s dean and professor of curriculum and instruction, Tom Stritikus, Ph.D. His passion for excellence in education drives the UW’s commitment to cutting-edge...

Haslam summit examines ways to change TN's higher education system

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Experts discussed rising college costs and ways to make degrees more valuable in a Tuesday forum at the governor’s mansion, kicking off efforts to revamp Tennessee’s higher education system. Dr. William Zumeta is quoted. 

GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute Prepares Educators for New State Standards

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Sixty middle and high school GEAR UP educators from across the state converged on the UW campus for a summer institute, “The Common Core: Preparing GEAR UP Students for Rigor and Academic Success.” It provided an opportunity for teachers, curriculum directors, principals and GEAR UP staff to become familiar with the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS...