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New faces in the GSE

October 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
Welcome new hires to the GSE. Jean Rockford Aguilar-Valdez is a new tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction working with the GTEP and BTP programs. She is originally from Miami, Florida, but most recently from St. Olaf College … Continue reading →

PSU graduate Lyon Terry named 2014 Washington Teacher of the Year

October 2, 2014 - 5:05pm
Lyon Terry, the 2014 Washington Teacher of the Year (TOY), is a graduate of the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP). Lyon Terry was selected from nine finalists across the State of Washington. He has a bachelor’s degree from Reed College, … Continue reading →

PSU awarded $1.2 million for American Indian education

September 30, 2014 - 4:21pm
The Graduate School of Education (GSE) has just been awarded a grant in the amount of $1.2 million from the US Department of Education Office of Indian Education (OIE) to recruit and prepare American Indian students to become teachers (obtaining … Continue reading →

GSE’s Cheryl Livneh receives regional award

September 18, 2014 - 10:59am
GSE Associate Dean Cheryl Livneh has earned the 2014 Honor of Excellence award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Western Region. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of professional and continuing … Continue reading →

Carnegie project selects GSE alumnus Ryan Palmer

September 14, 2014 - 11:15am
GSE Doctoral alumnus Ryan Palmer, ’13, has won the 2014 Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) Dissertation in Practice Award. He is a graduate of the GSE Doctorate in Educational Leadership: Postsecondary Education program. He is currently an assistant … Continue reading →

GSE’s Jim Carlile collects national leadership award

September 12, 2014 - 10:43am
The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) has selected GSE adjunct faculty member, Jim Carlile, for an 2014 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award. He currently serves as assistant superintendent in the Oregon Department of Education Office of Instruction, Standards, Assessment, and … Continue reading →

Alumna profile: Mary Ann Anderson—early childhood education matters

August 20, 2014 - 5:43pm
Mary Ann Anderson (BS ’73, MS ’75) has a lifelong passion for early childhood education and believes that it is the key to a community’s future. According to Ms. Anderson, a substantial and compelling body of research agrees that early … Continue reading →

GSE alumnus joins National Geographic arctic expedition

August 18, 2014 - 12:17pm
Hood River Middle School teacher, Adam Smith, GTEP ’10, got an offer he couldn’t refuse: a trip to the arctic as part of the National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow program (GTF). He is one of 25 individuals out of an … Continue reading →

GSE alumnae receive 2014 state school administrator awards

July 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
School administrators from across the state gather each year in June for the annual conference of the Confederation of Oregon School Administrator (COSA) that includes recognition of Oregon’s outstanding educators. The GSE has been well-represented on the dais, and this … Continue reading →

GSE Graduate named 2014 Oregon High School Principal of the Year

July 18, 2014 - 3:57pm
Bend High School Principal HD Weddel, MS ’85, has been selected Oregon’s High School Principal of the Year by the Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA). He received the award from State School Superintendent Rob Saxton, a former classmate, … Continue reading →

GSE graduate Brett Bigham receives NEA award

July 14, 2014 - 3:17pm
GSE graduate Brett Bigham, MS ’02, Oregon’s Teacher of the Year and this year’s guest speaker at the GSE Academic Hooding Ceremony, has been named a recipient of the 2015 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence.Mr. Bigham will be recognized … Continue reading →

GSE Professor Cress Serves as Fulbright Senior Scholar to Turkey

July 10, 2014 - 5:10pm
Christine Cress, professor of educational leadership and policy (ELP), served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar to Turkey in fall 2013. In this role, she offered expertise and consultation to Turkish public and private universities and to the U.S. Embassy in … Continue reading →