Keisha Scarlett Named Washington State 2014 Middle Level Principal of the Year
Mar 17 2014
UW College of Education alum and South Shore PK-8 School Principal Keisha Scarlett was named this year’s Washington State Middle Level Principal of the Year by a panel of principals representing the Association of Washington Middle Level Principals, a component of the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP). She was one of nine nominees from across the state.
UW College of Education Named a Finalist in Road Map Project Awards Program
Feb 24 2014
The UW College of Education, Washington STEM, and School District Partners have been named a joint finalist in the inaugural Road Map Project Awards Program for our work to increase equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students in South King County and South Seattle.
Megan Bang's new co-authored book just came out on MIT Press. The book is titled, Who's Asking: Native Science, Western Science, and Science Education. Her co-author, Douglas L. Medin is Louis W. Menk Professor of Psychology and Professor of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. More>>
Coach Across America, an innovative capacity-building program from the Up2Us organization that trains and places coaches in sports-based youth development organizations around the country, is set to grow its numbers in Seattle in the coming year. The Center for Leadership in Athletics has been an important part of the growth of this effort in Seattle through its community partnership and outreach efforts with local sports organizations.
Carnegie Foundation Changes: Dean Tom Stritikus elected to Carnegie Foundation Board
Nov 18 2013
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has named urban school authority and reform advocate Tom Payzant as the chair of its Board of Trustees. New Visions for Public Schools President Robert Hughes and Tom Stritikus, dean of University of Washington’s College of Education, were also elected as trustees for four-year terms. All took office at the Foundation’s annual Board meeting in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 14.
Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success: Our Collaboration with Roxhill Elementary
Nov 5 2013
The Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success (CSIS) project is a state-funded partnership between the College of Education and Roxhill Elementary school in Seattle. Last year, CSIS provided an opportunity for teachers and researchers to plan the ambitious collaboration. The 3DL Partnership, co-directed by Professor Leslie Herrenkohl in the College of Education and Professor Todd Herrenkohl in the School of Social Work, supported a mission and vision process that resulted in an Innovation Plan approved and funded by the state.
Dr. Kara Jackson: New Faculty in Excellence Across Content Instruction – Mathematics
Nov 5 2013
Dr. Kara Jackson joins the college as an assistant professor. She specializes in middle-grade mathematics teaching and learning. Jackson received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Most recently she was on faculty at McGill University, where she received the McGill University Faculty of Education Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Jennifer Lindsay: Director, Elementary Teacher Education
Nov 5 2013
Jennifer Lindsay joins the College as the newly appointed Director of the Elementary Teacher Education Program. Previously, Lindsay directed the Elementary Education Master in Teaching Program at Brown University. She has worked as a public school teacher, most recently at a project based, teacher-led school in San Francisco, where she worked in collaboration with bay area teachers and the National Equity Project on action research projects, focused on classroom practice.
Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker: New Faculty in Special Education
Nov 5 2013
Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker joins the college as an assistant professor of special education. She specializes in professional development systems for early childhood professionals, innovative web tools for evidence-based practices in early education and early intervention, and practical strategies for promoting social-emotional competence in young children with and without special needs.