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Alumnus Dr. Jared Cotton Named Virginia Superintendent of the Year

May 17 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. Jared Cotton (master's and Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Administration) has been named Virginia's Superintendent of the Year. Dr. Cotton has been the Superintendent of Henry County Public Schools since 2012. According to the Virginia Association of School Superintendents, his "leadership skills in communicating with parents and the public and his ability to forge partnerships with community organizations have allowed him to mobilize critical support for his students and engender in them the belief that they can be successful." As Virginia's Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Cotton will be eligible for the National Superintendent of the Year Award, which will be presented next February in Los Angeles, California.

GSEHD Alumnus Dr. Scott Jefferies Named Superintendent

May 17 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. Scott Jefferies (master's, Educational Leadership and Administration) has been named the new Schools Superintendent for Wythe County in Virginia. Dr. Jefferies is currently the superintendent of the Lexington City Schools system.

GSEHD Student Savon Jackson Highlighted by GW Today

May 17 - GSEHD student Savon Jackson (master's, International Education and GW Study Abroad Advisor) was highlighted in GW Today's "GW Recognized for Gilman Scholars." Mr. Jackson received a Gilman scholarship in 2014 to study in India.

Doctoral Candidate Kristen McInerney Quoted by GW Today

May 17 - GSEHD doctoral candidate Kristen McInerney (Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction) was quoted in GW Today's "Students Find a Path to Service through Study."

Alumnus Dr. Robert Zeglin and Dr. Hergenrather Co-Author Article

May 17 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. Robert Zeglin (Ph.D., Counseling) and Dr. Kenneth Hergenrather co-authored the article entitled "Systematic review of the common experiences of caregivers of HIV+ men who have sex with men: Implications for counselors." It is published in the 2018 Journal of Rehabilitation, Volume 84(1).

Dr. Sheppard Co-Authors Book Chapter

May 17 - Dr. Maia Sheppard and Sara Levy, Wells College, co-authored a chapter for the The Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning, entitled ‘Difficult knowledge’ and the Holocaust in history education.

Dr. Thessin, Dr. Clayton, and Alumna Dr. Jamison Publish Article

May 17 - Dr. Rebecca Thessin, Dr. Jennifer Clayton, and GSEHD alumna Dr. Kim Jamison (Ed.D., Educational Administration) recently published an article in the Journal of Research on Leadership Education entitled, “Profiles of the Administrative Internship: The Mentor/Intern Partnership in Facilitating Leadership Experiences.”

GSEHD Study Cited in Article

May 16 - A study from GSEHD's Center on Education Policy was cited in the Hattiesburg American's article Mississippi's K-12 students take multitude of exams: 'Do we really need all these tests?'

Dr. Streitwieser Elected Senior Fellow of NAFSA

May 16 - Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser has been elected to be a 2018-2019 Senior Fellow of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.The NAFSA Senior Fellows provide intellectual support to NAFSA’s efforts in thought leadership and research and scholarship generation in higher education internationalization, global learning, and international affairs. Recognized for their significant experience and outstanding academic scholarship, the Fellows provide strong intellectual groundwork that advances the scholarship and practice of higher education internationalization for NAFSA.