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Dr. Megan Bang (Faculty)

The Harvard Educational Review just published a paper by Dr. Megan Bang along with Dr. Mary Hermes (University of Minnesota Twin Cities Faculty) and Dr. Ananda Marin (Northwestern University PhD. Candidate). The paper, titled ‘Designing Indigenous Language Revitalization’ is about how language revitalization in Native American communities is pushing education beyond former iterations of culturally relevant curriculum and has the potential to radically alter how we understand culture and language in education.

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Dr. Nancy Beadie (Faculty)

Dr. Nancy Beadie has been awarded The Oustanding Book Award by the History of Education Society for her book Education and the Creation of Capital in the Early American Republic (Cambridge University Press, 2010).  She will receive the award at the annual meeting of the History of Education Society, November 1-4, 2012, which happens to be in Seattle.

Dr. Philip Bell (Faculty)

Dr. Philip Bell along with Drs. Bronwyn Bevan, Reed Stevens, and Aria Razfar are the editors of a new book, Learning in Out-of-School Time. The book is a research synthesis of four National Science Foundation (NSF) centers.
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Dr. Amy Bohlander (Faculty)

Dr. Amy Bohlander presented at two conferences in October. Her first was "Kids Not Doing Well in School: Could it be a Mental Health Issue?" at the Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care conference for ARNP's on October 4, 2012. Her second was "Implementing School-Based Social Skills Group Interventions for Middle and High School Students with High Functioning Autism" at the Washington State Association of School Psychologists (WSASP) convention in Pasco on October 11, 2012.

Mike Bryant (Student)

Mike Bryant, the Center for Leadership in Athletics RA, is a contributor to the new LGBT Issues In Sport blog. His first post is titled Exploring the College Male Student-Athlete Peer Culture and the Impact on Sexual Identity Development: Proposed Research to Inform Practice. 

Dr. Chrysan Galluci (Faculty)

Dr. Chrysan Galluci has a paper coming out in the new issue of Washington State Kappan, a regional journal that explores issues of research, leadership, and practice in education. Galluci’s paper focuses on teacher action research.

Rachel Johnson and Kari Wilson (Alums)

Master in Instructional Leadership alums Rachel Johnson nd Kari Wilson have papers in the most recent Washington State Kappan publication. Johnson works for Puyallup School District and Wilson for the Everett School District. The articles are summaries of their Capstone projects at the UW College of Education.

Dr. Margery Ginsberg (Faculty)

Margery Ginsberg delivered the keynote address in Cochin, India on September 26 at The 2012 Association of International Schools Teachers and Administrators' Conference.  Her talk was entitled, "Enhancing Student Motivation to Learn: A Macrocultural Perspective."

Dr. Margery Ginsberg (Faculty), Anthony Craig (Alum), Ailene Baxter (Alum)

Leadership for Learning (L4L) alums Dr. Anthony Craig (Tulalip/Marysville elementary school principal) and Dr. Ailene Baxter (Puyallup middle school principal) along with Dr. Margery Ginsberg (Assoc. Prof., EDLPS), presented a ticketed session at the Learning Forward Summer Conference (formerly The National Staff Development Council) in Denver, CO. entitled "Enhancing Adult Motivation through Transformative Professional Learning.

Dr. Margery Ginsberg (Faculty), Dr. John Gebert (Alum)
Leadership for Learning alum, John Gebert (Executive Director of Secondary Education, Lake Stevens) and associate professor Margery Ginsberg have an article in the Fall, 2012 Washington State Kappan entitled "A Lesson Study Cycle with Secondary School Principals." As part of his doctoral work, John developed a district-level action research project to enhance instructional leadership by collaborating with secondary principals on designing instructionally rich staff meetings.

Dr. Jennifer Hoffman: Faculty

Jennifer Hoffman presented at the October 9 Knight Commission about issues of financial sustainability and accountability in intercollegiate athletics will frame reform-focused discussion among higher education leaders. As a recipient of a 2011 Knight Commission grant, Hoffman presented on her research findings. Her presentation was titled, Competition and Control in The Gridiron Marketplace: Findings from the Intercollegiate Athletics Leadership Database.

Dr. Ann Ishimaru (Faculty)

Dr. Ann Ishimaru had a paper published in Educational Administration Quarterly. The paper is titled, From heroes to organizers: Principals and education organizing in urban school reform. Read the paper»

Dr. Susan Nolen (Faculty), Gavin Tierney (Student), and Kendall Becherer (Student)

Dr. Susan Nolen (Learning Sciences & Human Development) and her advisees Gavin Tierney and Kendall Becherer made multiple presentations of their research on teachers' views of student motivation and on student engagement at the International Conference on Motivation in Frankfurt, Germany, August 28-30. Co-authors not attending included Susan Cooper (Learning Sciences & Human Development) and Susanna Eng (Language, Literacy &  Culture, advisor Valencia).

Dr. Kenneth Zeichner (Faculty)

Dr. Kenneth Zeichner, director of our Teacher Education Program, discusses his essay on privatization of teacher education institutions and the punitive forms of accountability that could cause some university and college programs to be eliminated. The video, which was filmed last May, just posted online. Watch the video»

Dr. William “Bill” Zumeta (Faculty)

Dr. William “Bill” Zumeta wrote an essay for the World Innovation Summit for Education, an initiative of the Qatar Foundation, addressing the question of whether higher education is still a worthwhile investment for students in light of worldwide economic stagnation and high student debt.
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