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GSEHD Alumna Featured During Women's History Month

Feb 19 -

GSEHD alumna Dr. Tia Brown McNair (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration) will be featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education during Women's History Month as part of its ninth annual special report recognizing the contributions of women to higher education. She will be highlighted as one of 35 outstanding women who have tackled higher education's toughest challenges, exhibited extraordinary leadership skills, and made a difference in their communities.

Dr. McNair is Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).

GSEHD alumna Monique Sullivan was highlighted in the DC Area Educators for Social Justice

Feb 19 -
GSEHD alumna Monique Sullivan (master's, Elementary Education) was highlighted in the DC Area Educators for Social Justice's online post, "Teaching How Black Lives Matter in History with Mumbet’s Declaration of Independence." The article discusses one of her history lessons at Watkins Elementary School in Southeast DC during Black History Month. Dr. Sylven Beck said, "Monique was a standout elementary ed intern in our program -- we knew she would make an impact on our DC children!"

GSEHD doctoral student Sarah Young had a poster session accepted to ACPA's annual conference

Feb 19 -
GSEHD doctoral student Sarah Young (Higher Education Administration) had a poster session accepted to ACPA’s annual conference in Nashville this March. The session is entitled, "Policy in Practice: ADA Implementation." 

GSEHD doctoral student Jasmine Sami and Dr. Larry Medsker's article accepted for publication in Journal for STEM Education (JSTEM)

Feb 19 -
GSEHD doctoral student Jasmine Sami (Human-Technology Collaborations) had her article with Dr. Larry Medsker titled “Data Science Outreach Educational Program for High School Students Focused in Agriculture” accepted for publication in the Journal for STEM Education (JSTEM).

GSEHD doctoral student Jessa Henderson and Dr. Michael Corry's article accepted for publication in Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning

Feb 19 -
GSEHD doctoral student Jessa Henderson (Human-Technology Collaborations) had her article with Dr. Michael Corry titled “Data Literacy Training and Use for Educational Professionals" accepted for publication in Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning

Dr. Jennifer Clayton will be facilitating a live Twitter chat about the state of leadership in education

Feb 19 -
On February 19 at 8pm, Dr. Jennifer Clayton will be facilitating a live Twitter chat about the state of leadership in education as well as how GSEHD is preparing the next generation of leaders. Follow @Jenkclayton to tune in!

Dr. Mina Attia Presented at the national Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference

Feb 19 -
Dr. Mina Attia presented a session entitled “Multicultural Ethics in Counseling Immigrant and Refugee Populations” at the national Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference in New Orleans, LA.  

Dr. Harvey Peters presented at the national Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Time to Thrive Conference

Feb 19 -
Dr. Harvey Peters presented at the national Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Time to Thrive Conference as a sponsored session. The conference was focused on promoting safety, inclusion, and well-being for LGBTQ youth using an intersectional lens. The workshop was titled, "LGBTQ+ Youth: Dating, Intimacy, and Sexual Health."

GSEHD Faculty and Students participated in the Council for Exceptional Children's Convention and Expo

Feb 19 -
GSEHD faculty and students participated in the Council for Exceptional Children's Convention and Expo in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Lisa RiceDr. Beth Tuckwiller, doctoral candidate Susan Jaffe, and doctoral student Emily Baker presented work titled, "Why Do We Stay? Special Educators' Perceptions of Retention and Teacher Well-Being." Dr. Elisabeth Kutscher and Dr. Tuckwiller presented work titled, "'I've Got to Finish Now!' Promoting College Persistence Among Students with Disabilities."

Dr. Diana Burley is the co-chair of a new National Academies Committee

Feb 19 -
Dr. Diana Burley is the co-chair of a new National Academies Committee: Cybersecurity Workforce of the Federal Aviation Administration. The committee is hosting a public meeting on February 19.