GSEHD Staff Member Bill Robie Receives Commendation

Mar 21 - Bill Robie, Director of Technology Services for GSEHD's Educational Technology Leadership (ETL) program, received a Commendation from the King George County Planning Commission for serving on the Commission for eleven years and for his "unselfish contributions to King George County. (See the Letter of Commendation.)

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Wendy Cauley Wins Dissertation Award

Mar 21 - The dissertation written by GSEHD alumna Dr. Wendy Cauley (Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is this year's AERA Learning and Teaching in Educational Leadership (LTEL) SIG Kottkamp Award Winner. Her dissertation is entitled "Data Use: Administrators' Perspectives." The award committee listed the dissertation's clear alignment with LTEL's mission and the relevancy of the topic to leadership preparation as some of the strengths.

GSEHD Student Lauren Hunter Naples Publishes Article

Mar 21 - GSEHD doctoral student Lauren Hunter Naples (Special Education and Disability Studies) co-authored the article "Using Integrated Arts Programming to Facilitate Social and Emotional Learning in Young Children with Social Cognition Challenges," published March 16 in the journal Early Child Development and Care.

Maria Ferguson Quoted by The Atlantic

Mar 21 - Maria Ferguson, Executive Director of GSEHD's Center on Education Policy, was quoted in The Atlantic's "Why DeVos's Parkland Visit Failed."

Dr. Burley Presents Webinar for the NSF

Mar 21 - Dr. Diana Burley presented a webinar as part of the National Science Foundation's Washington Area Trustworthy Computing Hour (WATCH) Series. The webcast was entitled Accelerating Cybersecurity Workforce Development.

Dr. Sikorski Presents Talk at Conference

Mar 21 - Dr. Tiffany Sikorski presented a talk titled, "Avoiding overspecification of expertise in learning progressions: The example of epistemic aims" at the 2018 Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. In addition, Dr. Sikorski, Dr. Gary White, and Justin Landay published a paper titled, "Uptake of solution checks by undergraduate physics students" in the Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference.

Dr. Brown Facilitates Conversation

Mar 21 - Watch the recorded livestream video of The Limits of Civil Discourse featuring Moshe Halbertal, noted Israeli philosopher, professor, and writer, and Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic. The conversation was facilitated by Dr. Erica Brown, Director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership. Dean Michael Feuer was quoted from his introductory remarks as well in the GW Today article about the event entitled A Religious Philosopher and a Journalist Offer Insights on Civility.

GSEHD Staff Member Chris Dietrich Invited to Serve on Committee

Mar 21 - GSEHD staff member Chris Dietrich has been invited to serve on the Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee for the second year in a row. The Tillman Scholar Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities so they are empowered to make an impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Last year, GW was the only university in the country (out of more than 100) with 3 Tillman scholars.

Dr. Burley Interviewed by Women of Influence Magazine

Mar 21 - Dr. Diana Burley was interviewed for the Spring 2018 issue of Women of Influence Magazine. The magazine website states: "In this issue, we’re proud to be sharing the stories of women leading the charge in their own way, helping to rewrite the script on what a woman’s role is meant to be."