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teacher and students at Olympic Hills Elem.The UW College of Education eNews is sent out monthly. Below you will find news and features, as well as faculty, student, and alumni achievements.

Student Spotlight

Daisy D. Alfaro: Doctoral Student
Daisy Alfaro

Alfaro travelled to China in 2011 with the UW/MSU Fellowship for Enhancing Global Understanding. Climbing the Great Wall was a symbol of her progress and she took this photo to acknowledge the potential found within communities like Lynwood. More about Daisy»

Master’s in Education Policy 2012 - 2013 Cohort

MEP 2012-13 cohort Welcome to the Master’s in Education Policy 2012 - 2013 Cohort.
MEP Photo Gallery»

Funding Announcements

Grants were recently awarded to Marilyn Cohen, Elham Kazemi and Tom Stritikus. Read full descriptions of these recent grants» 

College Updates

CEL Newsletter Focuses on Purposeful InstructionCEL newsletter: purposeful instruction

CEL's newsletter features tools, case studies and resources that are helping instructional leaders and teachers to make their work and their teaching more relevant, more targeted and more effective. More»

University News

Tomorrow’s University. Today.

president michael youngIn his annual address earlier this month, UW President Michael K. Young publically unveiled an expansive initiative; Tomorrow’s University Today. Rooted in a historical commitment to discovering solutions to the world’s most complex challenges, the plan focuses the University’s attention on three priorities: Leading the change in Public Higher Education, Driving Our Economic Future, and Turning the University Inside Out.

The UW’s College of Education will be a pivotal contributor in meeting these challenges. More»

Celebrate Purple on W Day, Nov. 2

w day logo Join us to celebrate the UW’s birthday!

  • Discounts from participating local retailers
  • Online photo contests
  • Giveaways*, including free W flags, purple T-shirts and cupcakes
  • On-campus festivities, including live music and the Golden Ticket competition
  • Campus cleanup, food drive and blood drive

Visit uw.edu/wday for details.

Welcome to the Neighborhood

New Staffers

new staffers This month, we introduce you to new College staffers Winston Benjamin, Aurora Garcia, and Bely Luu. Meet our new staff»

Undergraduate Division News

Undergraduate Education in the College of Education is 'home' to both the Early Childhood/Family Studies (ECFS) major with 200+ students, and the Education, Learning, and Society Minor.  This division now has its own office space in Miller 210. Get the full story on our new Undergrad Division»


Email us with a new book, award, or other news for faculty, alumni, students, or staff.

Read full descriptions of these achievements.
Dr. Megan Bang (Faculty): Published in Harvard Educational Review

Dr. Nancy Beadie (Faculty): Awarded History of Education Society’s Outstanding Book Award

Dr. Philip Bell (Faculty): Editor of NSF Book

Dr. Amy Bohlander (Faculty): Presented at Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care conference and Washington State Association of School Psychologists (WSASP)
Mike Bryant (Student): Contributor to LGBT Issues In Sport blog

Dr. Chrysan Galluci (Faculty): Published in the Washington State Kappan

Rachel Johnson and Kari Wilson (Alums): Papers in the Washington State Kappan

Dr. Margery Ginsberg (Faculty), Anthony Craig (Alum), Ailene Baxter (Alum): Presented at Learning Forward Summer Conference

Dr. Margery Ginsberg (Faculty), Dr. John Gebert (Alum): Published in Washington State Kappan

Dr. Jennifer Hoffman (Faculty): Presented at Knight Commission

Dr. Ann Ishimaru (Faculty): Published in Educational Administration Quarterly.

Dr. Susan Nolen (Faculty), Gavin Tierney (Student), and Kendall Becherer (Student): Presented at International Conference on Motivation in Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Kenneth Zeichner (Faculty): Video Discussion of AERA Publication

Dr. William “Bill” Zumeta (Faculty): Published by World Innovation Summit for Education

Read full descriptions of these achievements.


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