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The 2013 GSEHD commencement speaker will be Mr. Raymond Oglethorpe, president of Oglethorpe Holdings, chairman of The Learning Alliance, and former president of America Online. A GW alumnus and Emeritus member of the GW Board of Trustees, Mr. Oglethorpe is close to the George Washington University community. His dedication to education and passion for improving literacy is evident through his work with The Learning Alliance, a grassroots organization that has already made a significant difference to the lives of children and their families in his home community of Vero Beach, Florida.
GSEHD doctoral students received first and second place honors in the GW 2013 Research Days, Education Category. Special education doctoral student Kate Berry was awarded the first prize award in the education category and human and organizational learning doctoral student Donna Richardson received second place. GW Research Days is an annual two-day presentation of research and scholarship that gives undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students the opportunity to showcase their work and compete for monetary prizes.
MARCH 27, 2013: In recognition of their significant contributions to the counseling profession, Dr. Rebecca Dedmond, assistant professor of counseling, and Thomas Stowell, director of GSEHD's Office of Career Services both received national awards from the American Counseling Association (ACA) at the organization's annual conference on March 23. Dr. Dedmond was also recognized by the District of Columbia Counseling Association, the Washington, D.C. chapter of ACA.
I have written elsewhere about my doubts concerning the validity of arguments that link US economic performance to achievement test results (see William H. Angoff Lecture Series Report; The Huffington Post; GSEHD Working Paper 2.3). And in my last posting I had the pleasure of welcoming guest blogger Sharon Lynch, whose innovative work on STEM education is spurring considerable discussion and addressing some of the most important education policy issues we face.
On his blog, Class Notes, Dean Feuer reflects on ESRI and welcomes faculty guest blogger Dr. Sharon Lynch who offers a discussion of STEM education innovation:
Participants in our 10th annual Educational Symposium for Research Innovations (ESRI), or at least those who were lucky enough to wake up early on Saturday morning for the keynote address, had the extra bonus of hearing Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy’s superb talk about the National Science Foundation’s commitment to improved STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education at all levels.