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GSE students find help for children disabled by Zika virus

July 20, 2016 - 2:22pm
Students in Professor Sam Sennott’s Introduction to Special Education class at PSU have found a way to help children in Brazil who have birth defects caused by the Zika virus. The students have set up a fundraiser called Go Baby … Continue reading →

GSE alumna Heather Yount named Principal of the Year

July 7, 2016 - 3:45pm
Fruitdale Elementary School’s Heather Yount, IAL ’08, CAL ’12, has been named Oregon’s 2016 National Distinguished Principal. She was honored by the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) and the Oregon Elementary School Principals Association (OESPA) at the annual COSA … Continue reading →

Leadership for Sustainability Education (LSE) students win 2016 PSU awards

June 24, 2016 - 4:19pm
PSU Sustainability Award—Outstanding Student Employee: Irene Bailey  As a graduate assistant supporting the Student Sustainability Center (SSC) for the last two years, Irene Bailey, a student in the Leadership for Sustainability Education program, has been a role model and inspiration … Continue reading →

Academic awards announced for 2016

June 23, 2016 - 2:22pm
PSU annual student achievement awards were announced during a special event at the end of spring term. GSE award recipients for 2016 are: Anna Vetter, University Service Award for Master’s; Staci B. Martin, University Service Award for Doctoral; Claire E. … Continue reading →

Best wishes to our retirees!

June 15, 2016 - 9:35am
The GSE held a special “cupcake assessment” to honor four GSE faculty members who have faithfully served students for many years. Retiring this year are David Bullock, Christine Chaillé, Swapna Mukhopadhyay, and Dannelle Stevens. David Bullock, EdD—22 years at PSU, … Continue reading →

GSE associate professor Esperanza De La Vega honored

June 13, 2016 - 2:25pm
Faculty member Esperanza De La Vega is this year’s recipient of the PSU President’s Diversity Award for Distinguished Faculty. She was honored at the annual awards ceremony, held on May 25 in the PSU Native American Community Center. She is … Continue reading →

Promotion and Tenure 2016

June 9, 2016 - 5:05pm
Congratulations to our GSE faculty who have earned promotions this spring. Sue Bert – Assistant Professor of Practice Becky Boesch – Granted Indefinite Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor Christine Chaillé – Promoted to Emeritus Status Esperanza De La Vega … Continue reading →

GSE alumna Margaret Calvert named Oregon High School Principal of the Year

May 24, 2016 - 4:45pm
Jefferson High School Principal Margaret Calvert, IAL ’08, is Oregon’s 2016 High School Principal of the Year. She was selected by the Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA) and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA). She is a … Continue reading →

PSU nets $1.2 million grant for orientation and mobility training

May 11, 2016 - 5:46pm
The US Department of Education awarded the PSU Graduate School of Education a $1,247,470 grant to develop a new certificate program to train orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists. This program will be linked to the existing PSU Visually Impaired Learner … Continue reading →

PSU Graduate School of Education earns new national accreditation

May 10, 2016 - 9:33am
The PSU Graduate School of Education has achieved national accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). At this time, only 10 Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) have been accredited by CAEP, and the GSE is the first … Continue reading →

GSE alumnus Paul Coakley selected to lead Centennial School District

May 6, 2016 - 11:22am
Paul Coakley, BS ’00, MEd ’01, IAL ’06, CAL ’12, EdD ’13, is the new interim superintendent of Centennial School District, the 21st largest in the state. He follows Sam Breyer, who will be the new superintendent of the Multnomah … Continue reading →

PSU doctoral student recipient of national science teaching award

April 8, 2016 - 5:20pm
Alfonso Garcia Arriola is the District XVII recipient of the Robert E. Yager Foundation Excellence in Teaching Awards from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). The award recognizes six full-time K–12 teachers of science who successfully use innovation and excellence … Continue reading →

PSU faculty member/alumna recipient of national science teaching award

April 7, 2016 - 5:17pm
Graduate School of Education (GSE) Curriculum and Instruction Assistant Professor Wendi Laurence has won the Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). She is a 2007 graduate of the Doctorate of Educational Leadership: … Continue reading →