News

GSEHD Alumnus Jonathan Hochman Named Principal

Sep 21 - GSEHD alumnus Jonathan Hochman (master's, Educational Administration and Leadership) has been named Principal of West Point High School in West Point, Virginia. He had been principal of Woodside High School, a distinguished performing arts magnet school in Newport News, since 2014.

GSEHD Student Shukura Burrell Selected as Finalist for Scholarship

Sep 21 - GSEHD student Shukura Burrell (master’s, Early Childhood Special Education) has been selected as one of eight finalists in the inaugural Teachers Test Prep “Pass the Torch” Teacher Scholarships. With 665 entrants in this year’s competition, the program will award a total of $10,000 to aspiring K-12 educators: one $5,000 scholarship to a recipient planning a career in elementary education and one $5,000 scholarship to a recipient planning a career in secondary education. This is a wonderful achievement, reflecting not only Shukura's great work, but also the dedication and support of the staff at GSEHD.

Dr. Streitwieser Co-Publishes Article

Sep 21 - Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser co-published a short article, "Access for Refugees into Higher Education: Paving Pathways to Integration” (pages 16-18) in International Higher Education, the quarterly publication of Boston College’s Center for International Higher Education.

Dr. Goldman Co-Publishes Article in Journal

Sep 21 - Dr. Ellen Goldman, along with Master Teacher Leadership Development Program graduates Marc DiSabella, DO and Heather Walsh, MSN, RN and staff member of Children's National Medical Center published "Using Qualitative Inquiry to Enhance a Child Neurology Residency" in the Journal of Child Neurology.

Elementary Education Program Cheers on the Nats!

Sep 13 - GSEHD's Elementary Education Program joined other GW fans for the "GW College Day" at Nationals Stadium on September 6. The Elementary Ed group even made the Jumbotron (twice) at the game!

Dr. Watkins Leads Workshop

Sep 13 - Dr. Ryan Watkins led the Machine Learning for Novices workshop with some colleagues at GW's Gelman Library at the 2018 Data Day.

GSEHD Alumnus Christian Chan Co-Writes Article

Sep 13 - GSEHD alumnus Christian Chan (Ph.D., Counseling) co-wrote an article entitled "Relational-Cultural Theory: A Social Justice Perspective of Career Development in the Workplace" in the National Career Development Association's Career Convergence web magazine.

Dr. Burley Leads CEO Academy

Sep 13 - Dr. Diana Burley led the CEO Academy: Managing Innovation and Risk in the Cybersecurity Environment for the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce. During the session, Dr. Burley discussed defining and measuring acceptable risk; evolving policy and regulatory environment; changing workplace culture; encouraging innovation in highly stressed workforce; and developing a cybersecurity workforce.

Dr. Streitwieser Receives Research Funding

Sep 13 - Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser has received research funding from the International Institute of Education (IIE)’s Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER) program, in collaboration with the Catalyst Foundation, to conduct an 18 month comparative study of non-formal to formal higher education pathways for refugee students in Lebanon and Germany. Jisun Jeong, a candidate for GSEHD's PhD in Education and Inequality, will assist on the project.