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New grant provides college access to individuals with intellectual disabilities

Education News - November 11, 2015 - 7:20am
For the first time in Oregon, individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) will have access to an inclusive university experience. A $2.5 million, five-year grant from the US Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education will create a college program that … Continue reading →

Majority of GSE 2015 education graduates find jobs

Education News - November 5, 2015 - 2:57pm
School districts hiring at an all-time high This year Portland metro area school districts scrambled to find enough educators to fill the more than 2,300 positions open in schools. In spring 2015, the PSU Graduate School of Education (GSE) produced … Continue reading →

New grant addresses Next Generation Science Standards

Education News - October 29, 2015 - 4:55pm
Science in the Learning Gardens (SciLG): Factors that Support Racial and Ethnic Minority Students’ Success in Low-Income Middle Schools is a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in its second year at PSU that is designed to study the impact of … Continue reading →

Initial Administrator Licensure emphasizes diversity for school leaders

Education News - October 27, 2015 - 5:44pm
Faculty advisors for the Graduate School of Education’s Initial Administrator Licensure (IAL) program had an enviable problem: too many students. Current enrollment was at 75 students for the one-year program, which prepares aspiring leaders for equity in our K–12 schools. The … Continue reading →

New grant will train diverse rehabilitation counselors

Education News - October 14, 2015 - 4:23pm
The PSU Graduate School of Education (GSE) has obtained a grant in the amount $998,650 to train 35 scholars for work in vocational rehabilitation agencies and community-based rehabilitation service providers. The Clinical Licensed Rehabilitation Counseling program (CLRC) grant is from … Continue reading →

Professor Emeritus Zola Dunbar passes away

Education News - October 13, 2015 - 3:49pm
Zola Dunbar began teaching language arts and reading classes as an adjunct for PSU in 1968 while she was a full-time elementary teacher in the Beaverton School District. She came to PSU in 1979 full-time after earning her EdD at … Continue reading →

Emeritus professor finds success in children’s literature, honored with GSE Community Impact Award

Education News - September 23, 2015 - 2:40pm
The Graduate School of Education’s longtime friend and colleague, Eric A. Kimmel, received the 2015 GSE Community Impact Award at the GSE State of the School event on September 22. Kimmel was a member of the PSU Curriculum and Instruction … Continue reading →

Doctoral alumna Ingrid Anderson receives national honors

Education News - September 16, 2015 - 11:22am
Ingrid Anderson, a new member of the Curriculum and Instruction Department, has learned that her doctoral thesis was selected as the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year by the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE). She is an assistant … Continue reading →

Outstanding graduate Nakisha Nathan receives top 2015 commencement award

Education News - September 13, 2015 - 2:40pm
GSE master’s graduate Nakisha Nathan took home more than a diploma at commencement this year. She was also recognized by the university with the President’s Award for Community Engagement. Nathan arrived at PSU in 2012 armed with a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading →

Bill and Ricky Korach establish endowed GSE scholarship

Education News - September 9, 2015 - 10:54am
Bill and Ricky Korach, two well-known Lake Oswego educators and PSU Graduate School of Education (GSE) alumni, have established a new scholarship for aspiring teachers. The Bill and Ricky Korach Graduate Teacher Education Endowed Scholarship will continue their lifelong legacy … Continue reading →

Professor emeritus Jack Lind passes away

Education News - September 3, 2015 - 4:33pm
A former Graduate School of Education (GSE) faculty member and a co-founder of the Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) department passed away August 12. John (Jack) Lind was an alumnus of the University of Montana. He began his career in … Continue reading →

Honoring donors to the Graduate School of Education

Education News - August 27, 2015 - 10:45am
July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 Thanks to the following donors for their support of the Graduate School of Education and our students during fiscal year 2015, July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Gift levels include planned/deferred gifts. … Continue reading →

GSE awards over $180,000 in scholarship funding for 2015–16

Education News - August 16, 2015 - 10:55am
Support for GSE scholarships grows Philanthropic support for the Graduate School of Education (GSE) totaled more than $2.4 million in fiscal year 2015 (which ended June 30). Of this, almost $1.6 million was committed to student support, much of it … Continue reading →