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Ebony magazine names GSE faculty member Jada Phelps Moultrie a Power 100 Honoree

December 2, 2016 - 2:50pm
Jada Phelps Moultrie, an assistant professor in Educational Leadership and Policy at PSU and recent graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), has been selected by Ebony magazine as an Ebony Power 100 Honoree. The Ebony Power 100 celebrates the … Continue reading →

GSE opens gallery–hosts student art exhibit

November 29, 2016 - 9:42am
What should the GSE do with large expanses of white walls in the new temporary location? An art show, of course! Dean Hitz and his assistant, Susan Shortridge put together a partnership for a year-long project with the art department … Continue reading →

GSE announces new development director

November 23, 2016 - 3:00am
PSU Foundation team member Scott Shlaes is the new GSE Development Director. He follows Jaymee Jacoby, who was recently promoted to a new position within the foundation after four years with the GSE. Shlaes is a recent graduate of the … Continue reading →

Dean Randy Hitz honored by Chalkboard

November 18, 2016 - 2:03pm
Randy Hitz, dean of the Graduate School of Education, is the new recipient of the 2016 Orcilia Zuñiga Forbes Leadership in Education Advocacy Award from the Foundations for a Better Oregon (FBO)/Chalkboard Project. It is the only award from the … Continue reading →

PSU school counseling alumna Holly Vaughn-Edmonds receives statewide honors

November 16, 2016 - 8:54am
Franklin High School Counselor Holly Vaughn-Edmonds, ’02, was named the 2016 Oregon School Counselor of the Year by the Oregon School Counselor Association (OSCA). She received the honors at the organization’s fall conference in October. She is a graduate of … Continue reading →

Associate Professor Lisa Aasheim receives statewide counseling award

November 8, 2016 - 4:18pm
Associate Professor Lisa Aasheim is the 2016 recipient of the Leona Tyler Award from the Oregon Counseling Association (ORCA). This is the organization’s highest award and recognizes counselors who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and whose work has … Continue reading →

Library instructor Ruth Murray receives lifetime achievement award

November 3, 2016 - 11:13am
The Oregon Association of School Librarians (OASL) honored the GSE’s Ruth Murray with a Lifetime Achievement Award: Outstanding and Lasting Contributions. Murray received the award at the OASL fall conference in Bend and will add it to her collection of … Continue reading →

GSE Dean’s Fund for Excellence: FY16 Impact Report

October 27, 2016 - 9:24am
Your support of the Graduate School of Education (GSE) Dean’s Fund pays big dividends. Because of generous community members like you, the GSE is able to launch timely initiatives, increase student support, and strengthen community engagement. In fiscal year 2016, … Continue reading →

New GSE Staff for Fall, 2016

October 25, 2016 - 9:18am
Lindsey Freer is the new instructional technology services manager in Technology Services (formerly known as the MISL). She has a master’s in English from City University of New York, where she is also working toward a PhD. She has taught … Continue reading →

Dean Hitz hosts reception honoring GSE supporters and scholarship recipients

October 14, 2016 - 12:30pm
The evening of October 4, 2016, Dean Randy Hitz hosted the Graduate School of Education’s (GSE) Dean’s Reception. This annual event honored the school’s 2016-17 scholarship recipients, and the generous supporters of GSE scholarships and programs. There were many smiling … Continue reading →

New faculty in GSE for 2016-17 school year

October 11, 2016 - 12:20pm
Welcome to these exceptional new teaching faculty who have joined GSE this fall.  Todd Cherner (CI) is an assistant professor in the Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP), focusing on secondary education. He received his PhD in 2012 from the University … Continue reading →

GSE alumna Stephanie Stokamer nationally recognized

October 7, 2016 - 3:19pm
Former GSE instructor Stephanie Stokamer, EdD ’11, has received honors from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE). She is the recipient of the organization’s freshman award, entitled Recognition of Exemplary Contribution through Research and Community … Continue reading →

PSU awarded $873K for Native American education

October 3, 2016 - 4:33pm
The Graduate School of Education (GSE) has just been awarded a grant in the amount of $873,113 from the US Department of Education Office of Indian Education (OIE) to recruit and prepare Native American students for teaching licensure and master’s … Continue reading →

GSE Annual Report 2015-16

September 22, 2016 - 2:14pm
Student news Theresa Just, Irene Bailey earn sustainability awards Claire Lagerwey receives PSU Community Engagement Award GSE students receive academic awards Alumni awards Alfonso Garcia Arriola receives regional science teaching award from NSTA Margaret Calvert named Oregon High School Principal … Continue reading →

GSE graduate Sarah Luvaas honored by White House

September 16, 2016 - 8:59am
PSU alumna Sarah Luvaas, MS ’08, is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is sponsored by the White House and the National Science Foundation and was presented September 8, at a … Continue reading →

GSE receives $1.35 million to improve literacy for English language learners

August 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
Project LEE (Lectura para excelencia y éxito) has been funded through the Office of Special Education Programs in the US Department of Education to facilitate literacy instruction for English language learners (ELLs) in grades 3–5 in general and special education … Continue reading →