Education Interview of the Month: Independent Teacher Prep Programs

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses the creation of independent teacher education programs and their implications for public schools.

Efforts aim to get more of Yakima County’s children into preschool

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Professor Soojin Oh Park comments on the impact of high-quality preschool and the difficulties some families face in taking advantage of early childhood programs.

Teaching teachers

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, makes the case for why teachers should use community leaders in their continuing education curriculum to become better teachers.

New freshman class highlights admissions diversity efforts

Monday, November 6, 2017

Cristina Gaeta (PhD '16), director of multicultural outreach and recruitment at the UW, comments on building community for students of all backgrounds on campus.

Why You Should Always Apply to Reach Schools

Friday, November 3, 2017

Rhoan Garnett, a PhD candidate writing his doctoral dissertation about the phenomenon of “undermatch,” comments on why high-achieving students, especially students of color, don’t apply to the institutions that best fit their academic profiles.

Teacher evaluation study shows need for continuous professional development

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Patty Maxfield (EdD '15) with the UW Center for Educational Leadership provides commentary on the policy implications of a recent study on the impact of Washington State's teacher evaluation system as a support for continuous growth.

Alum named distinguished principal

Monday, October 30, 2017

Adina Brito (MEd '96), principal of Evergreen Elementary in Shelton School District, was recently named to the 2017 Class of National Distinguished Principals.

Educators, research partner to change how science is taught

Thursday, October 26, 2017

A partnership between Seattle Public Schools and the UW College of Education is helping teachers prepare to use "Next Generation" science in their classrooms.

One program says practice makes perfect for principals

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, comments on concerns about assessing the quality of preparation programs for teachers and principals.

How institutional scripts impact parent-teacher engagement

Friday, October 20, 2017

Professor Ann Ishimaru discusses findings from her recent paper about how institutional scripts impact parent-teacher engagement and more.