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.

Will lowering GPA requirements help students or society?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

College of Ed faculty member Tom Halverson weighs in on current debate over lowering GPA requirements for graduating seniors. The district says this is part of a larger plan they are presenting to the school board. Learn more about this controversial topic.

College of Ed alum, Craig Romano, publishes book

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Career paths ordinarily do not follow footpaths. Author Craig Romano, though, loves being an exception, and a fairly unlikely one to boot ?~@~T a Connecticut-born writer treading in the footsteps of revered Northwest guidebook icons Harvey Manning and Ira Spring.

UW Social Development Research Group's Work on Drug Abuse Prevention

Monday, September 7, 2009

Faculty member Bob Abbott's research with the UW Social Development Research Group featured on ABC.