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Alumni As Experts: Elementary Education Professional Development Workshop

Oct 12 - Elementary literacy instructor Kim Sloan led the Alumni as Experts: Elementary Education Professional Development Workshop hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations. Kim Sloan, Dr. Patricia Tate, and Dr. Sylven Beck welcomed alumni back to campus, where they had the opportunity to learn new strategies and skills in teaching literacy while networking with other GW alumni working in K-12 education.

International Education Program Launching New Alumni Speaker Series

Oct 12 - The International Education Program (IEP) has launched a new alumni speaker series titled (Re) engaging Community, which includes ​interactive ​course lectures and unique ​Lunch & ​Learn opportunities to connect with alumni on a range of topics. The lunch meetings are "BYOL" (Bring Your Own Lunch) unless otherwise specified. The first program took place Friday, October 13, featuring Rebecca Doherty (Master's in International Education), Founder and CEO, ALVAINA Foundation. Please see the announcement flyer and concept note for more information.

Dr. Ford Gives Presentation at Australian Conference

Oct 12 - Dr. Angel Ford, GSEHD Senior Research Program Associate, gave a presentation at the Ninth Self Biennial International Conference in Melbourne, Australia titled, Examining a Conceptual Convergence of Generational Theory and Self-Determination Theory.

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Carlyn Floyd

Oct 12 - GSEHD alumna Dr. Carlyn Floyd (Master's in Education and Human Development, Educational Specialist Degree in Policy, Leadership and Special Education, and Doctor of Education) was selected to serve as the Principal of Fairfax County’s Woodson High School, effective October 2, 2017. Dr. Floyd brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the principalship at Woodson High School, including over 21 years of experience in Fairfax County Public Schools. Learn more about Dr. Floyd.

Dr. Burley Leads Several Seminars in Seattle

Oct 12 - Dr. Diana Burley led several seminars in Seattle, including Current Developments in Cybersecurity Education (University of Washington, Bothell Department of Computer Science and Systems), How Cybersecurity Professionalization Will Impact on Your Career: A Fireside Chat (University of Washington, Center of Information Assurance and Cybersecurity) and The Professionalization of Cybersecurity: How to Enhance your Career and Resume (T-Mobile Office of the Chief Information Security Officer). Dr. Burley was also interviewed on CBS Radio - KRLW Dallas/Ft Worth with David Rancken on small business vulnerability to hackers.

Dr. Ali Contributes as Panelist on Webinar

Oct 12 - Dr. Arshad Ali will be a panelist on a webinar hosted by the AERA Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans SIG entitled Conducting and Collaborating on AAPI Research in Today's Political Climate. The webinar will took place on Friday, October 13 at 1:00pm (10:00am PCT).

Dr. Engel Presents at Summit Conversation

Oct 12 - Dr. Laura Engel presented a summit conversation at the IIE Generation Study Abroad Summit in Washington, DC. The summit conversation was entitled, Building a Pipeline of Data on Study Abroad: K-12 to Higher Education. In addition, Dr. Engel joined the editorial board of the journal, International Studies in Sociology of Education.

Dr. Goldman Publishes Results of Study

Oct 12 - Dr. Ellen Goldman, along with two colleagues from Children's National Health System, published the results of a study on resident-nurse shadowing as a learning strategy in Hospital Pediatrics entitled Improving communication through resident-nurse shadowing (doi: 10.1542/hospeds.2017.0001).

Dean Feuer Hosts Lecture Series and is Highlighted in GW Today

Oct 12 - Dean Michael Feuer's Conversations that Matter lecture series event with Dr. Chip Edelsberg, Private Wealth, Public Good, was highlighted in GW Today's article Individual Philanthropy May be a Source of Public Power.

Dean Feuer Discusses the Relationship Between Philanthropy and Education

Oct 02 - On September 27, Dean Michael Feuer and Dr. Chip Edelsberg engaged in a fascinating discussion about the very complex issues surrounding philanthropy and education. In case you missed it, watch the Facebook live recording of the event.