School of Education
News & Events
- March 2013: Amy E. Ryken, Associate Professor in the School of Education, and Niko Wacker, ’10, M.A.T.'11 were invited speakers by Women's and Gender Studies at Pacific Lutheran University. They facilitated a discussion about gender and learning in elementary classrooms.
- University of Puget Sound's School of Education will host the 25th annual JUSTEC conference, Developing Teacher Quality in a Changing World, May 30 - June 1.
- The School of Education hosts a faculty conversation on March 25 with Dr. Chiyuki Shannon, Scholar in Residence, on "multicentrism" in engaging diverse communities. The conversation is sponsored by the University of Puget Sound's Race and Pedagogy Initiative.
- Did you miss our Information Session? Not to worry Contact Karen Stump with questions or to set up a personal appointment to discuss our MAT and M.Ed. programs.
- MAT graduate Brian Davenport (2002) is a doctoral candidate in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, and presented at the 2013 annual conference of the Association of Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher Education (AILACTE) in Orlando, Florida. Brian’s presentation was titled: “Understanding the Shadows: Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Meet the Needs of Undocumented Students.”
- Alice Cook (M.A.T. 2005) has joined the Graduate School of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. Alice is pursuing her Ph.D in Urban and Minority Education after many years teaching in Washington, D.C. and in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
- July 2012: Fred Hamel, Associate Professor in the School of Education, was an invited speaker in at the Pacific Rim International Symposium on Teacher Education, held in Tokushima, Japan. His talk, entitled Assuring Quality or Overwhelming Teachers? High Quality Performance Assessment in American Teacher Education, presented a case study of the impact on beginning teachers of new performance assessment.
- May 23, 2012: Professor and Dean of the School of Education John Woodward leads expert panel to develop guidelines for helping teach mathematical problem-solving skills to students in grades four through eight.
- April 2012: Congratulations to Noel Sollom-Brotherton M.A.T.'11, for presenting a version of his masters’ thesis at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Vancouver, B.C.. His roundtable presentation, "Whose Space? Finding Third Space in an Urban High School Literature Classroom," was selected from more than 11,000 submissions for inclusion in this prestigious conference.
- March 19, 2012: Professor Emerita Carol M. Frankel speaks about the K-12 budget gap in Education Week.
- March 2012: High school teacher Patrick McDermott M.A.T. '10 featured in "Midcareer Professionals" article in U.S. News and World Report.
- Nov. 2011: Associate Professor Amy Ryken is interviewed in The Chronicle of Higher Education about her new book, Are You a Boy or a Girl? Conversations about Gender in Elementary Classrooms.
- Oct. 2011: Jill Martin ’01, M.A.T.'02 received the John Laska Distinguished Dissertation in Teaching Award, given annually by the American Association for Curriculum and Teaching.
Recently Sponsored Events
- October 6, 2012: Race, Education, and Criminal Justice conference
- September 27, 2012, 6:30 p.m. - Rausch Auditorium, McIntyre 003. Parents & Friends of Tacoma Public Schools hosted a viewing of the film " An Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman". State Representative Marcie Maxwell provided comments after the film. A public discussion followed focusing on education reform and the issue of charter schools in Washington state. The event was sponsored by the School of Education.
- South Sound Circles to host math workshop, Saturday, March 10, 2012
Workshop participants explored a variety of problem solving methods that can be used in classes and in math enrichment programs, valuable for math teachers and community members supporting efforts to close the achievement gap in mathematics. Contact email@example.com for more information.