News

GSEHD Alumna Jennie Orloff Named Program Director

May 01 - GSEHD alumna Jennie Orloff (masters, Education; certificate, Counseling) has been named the new Academy Program Director of the Alexandria Soccer Association.

GSEHD Alumna Sunny Blaylock Is Guest on Marketplace

May 01 - GSEHD alumna Sunny Blaylock (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) was a repeat guest on Marketplace: "Three months after the shutdown, some workers still feel its effects."

Education Week Highlights GSEHD Report

May 01 - Education Week highlighted the latest report from GSEHD's Center on Education Policy (CEP), "State Leader Interviews: How States are Responding to ESSA’s Evidence Requirements for School Improvement," in an article entitled, "'Overwhelmed': Leaders Talk School Improvement Under ESSA." In addition, work by CEP was cited in the National Review's article, "After 20 Years of Reform, Are America’s Schools Better Off?"

Dr. Cseh Conducts Two Workshops

May 01 - Dr. Maria Cseh conducted two workshops on Conceptualizing Research Studies and Research Design to international graduate students from Ukraine, Syria, Jordan, Pakistan, Morocco, China, and South Africa, studying the University of Pécs in Hungary.

Dr. Brown Has Paper Accepted into Journal

May 01 - Dr. Erica Brown had a paper accepted to the Journal of Religious Education entitled "The Relationship of Vulnerability to Religiosity in the Adult Jewish Learner."

Dr. Ali Delivers Lecture

May 01 - Dr. Arshad Ali delivered a lecture entitled “Rethinking the Ethnographic Interview: Responsive Research Methodologies with Surveilled Muslim Communities” as part of the Learning Sciences Colloquium Series at the Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy.

Elementary Education Student Honored with "Distinguished Teacher Candidate" Award

May 01 - GSEHD student Alexandra Richards (master's, Elementary Education) was recognized as GW's "Distinguished Teacher Candidate" among other outstanding new teachers selected from area universities at the Maryland Association of Teacher Educators annual awards luncheon held at Bowie State University on April 13, 2019.

Dr. Sheppard Leads Conversation with Gabriel "Asheru" Benn

May 01 - Dr. Maia Sheppard and local educator, youth activist, and international hip hop artist Gabriel "Asheru" Benn responded to the GW Museum and Textile Museum’s “Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms” exhibit at the final spring 2019 installment of Conversations that Matter: Art that Uplifts. GW Today highlighted the event in the article, "Art Is the Lesson for Rapper and Educator."

Special Education and Disability Studies Program Supports DC3C Spring Break Program

May 01 - GSEHD's Special Education and Disability Studies (SPED) program supported the 4th annual DC3C Spring Break program on GW's campus last week. The DC3C works to close the employment gap for people with disabilities through this weeklong job-readiness program focused on professionalism and interview skills for high school students. Many of SPED faculty, staff, current/previous students volunteered. DC3C is a program within the DC Special Education Cooperative, for whom GSEHD alumna Dr. Rebecca Foster (Ed.D., Special Education) is the Director of Secondary Transition.