Nicole Rigelman, Education faculty, co-presented a paper, "Bridging Mathematics Specialist Research and Practice," at the Annual Conference of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Oakland, Calif.
Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, presented two papers, chaired two sessions, and served as an elected chair of the Special Interest Group: Environmental Education at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in April.
Dilafruz Williams and Sybil Kelley, Education faculty, presented a paper with graduate students Heather Brule and Claire Lagerwey titled “Science in the Learning Gardens: Engagement and Learning in Sixth Graders from Low-Income Diverse Schools,” at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in April.
Randy Hitz, Education dean, was appointed by Gov. Kate Brown to a new committee that supports the teaching profession in Oregon. The 17 members of the Council on Educator Advancement will work to find ways to strengthen Oregon’s education workforce to foster teaching excellence and culturally competent educators.
Faculty Jennifer Alkezweeny, Deborah Smith-Arthur, Nora Avevalo-Meier, Peter Collier, Tony DeFalco, Celine Fitzmaurice, Erin Flynn, Ann Fullerton, Michelle Holliday, Melinda Joy-Roberts, Seanna Kerrigan, Kevin Kecskes, Tetiana Korzun, Kimberly Lane, Barry Messer, Zapoura Newton-Calvert, David Osborn, Vicki Reitenauer, Jacob Sherman and Amy Spring contributed articles on how engagement comes alive within capstones and beyond in a special issue of Metropolitan Universities Journal titled Curricular Innovation: Engage