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GSE students write Oregon African American History curriculum

November 17, 2014 - 3:50pm
In 1844, Oregonians declared slavery illegal yet simultaneously enacted the infamous “Lash Law” requiring that “Blacks in Oregon, whether free or slave, be whipped at least twice a year until they quit the territory.” Four years later, Oregon’s provisional governor … Continue reading →

New project focuses on technology instruction for nonverbal students

November 12, 2014 - 1:51pm
Nearly one percent of the general student population has some kind of severe disability, such as autism, cerebral palsy, or a physical disorder, that makes verbal communication difficult. These children can be very bright and motivated, but because of communication … Continue reading →

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 →