Dean Feuer Discusses His New Book on 'Trending in Education' Podcast

November 22, 2023

Dean Michael Feuer was a guest on the 'Trending in Education' podcast with Mike Palmer. They discussed his book, Can Schools Save Democracy?

Dr. Vanderbilt and Doc Student Present Book Chapter at Convention

November 21, 2023

Dr. Sandra Vanderbilt and staff/student DJ Ralston (Human and Organizational Learning) present at National Council for Teachers of English Convention.

Alumnus Steve Arnold Awarded Ivy Tech Bloomington President's Award

November 14, 2023

Alumnus Dr. Steve Arnold (Higher Education Administration) received the 2023 President's Award for Excellence in Instruction by Ivy Tech Community College.

GSEHD Programs Collaborate in Shared Seminar: Crisis Management in Today's Schools

November 14, 2023

Members of the Elementary Education and School Counseling program co-presented at the seminar hosted at Glebe Elementary School.

Faculty/Student Publishes Chapter: "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices to Support Muslim Americans at Work"

November 14, 2023

Dr. Susan Swayze and doctoral candidate Nadia Butt (Human and Org Learning) published a chapter in the "Handbook of Workplace Diversity and Stratification."

International Education Week 2023

November 13, 2023

Join GSEHD for our International Education Week events to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Educational Leadership and Administration: A Focus on Equity, Social Justice, and Improvement

November 9, 2023

Learn how a degree in Educational Leadership and Administration can help you become an equity-focused leader and drive positive change in schools.

Dean Feuer Publishes a New Book

Can Schools Save Democracy? Civic Education and the Common Good
November 7, 2023

Dr. Michael Feuer, dean of GW's GSEHD, has published a new book: Can Schools Save Democracy? Civic Education and the Common Good.

Announcing the First GW/DCPS Equity-Centered Leadership Cohort

November 3, 2023

Educational Leadership & Admin's Fall '23 DCPS cohort is the first to take part in the Wallace Foundation-funded equity-centered principal pipeline program.

Doc Student, Jessica Hinshaw, Named Knapp Fellow

November 2, 2023

GSEHD doctoral student Jessica Hinshaw (EdD, HOL) is a Knapp Fellow with the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service.

Special Education and Disability Studies Programs Accredited by Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Career Development and Transition

Master's in Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services and Graduate Certificate in Secondary Transition Leadership
November 2, 2023

The SEDS Transition Services degree and certificate programs are one of five programs in the country to receive the DCDT National Certification.

SEDS Faculty, Alumni and Students Present at Division on Career Development and Transition's 2023 International Conference

November 2, 2023

Special Education and Disability Studies community members presented their recent research at the DCDT 2023 International Conference.

Alumna Published: Unflappable: How Smart People Quit Overthinking, Ditch the Drama, and Thrive at Work

By Dr. Brigid Cooper
October 25, 2023

GSEHD alumna Dr. Brigid Cooper published a new book called, Unflappable: How Smart People Quit Overthinking, Ditch the Drama, and Thrive at Work.

Alumni, Jay Briar, Named Head of School at Whitby School in CT

October 25, 2023

GSEHD alumnus Jay Briar (master's, Educational Leadership and Administration) has been named the next Head of School at the Whitby School in Greenwich, CT.

GSEHD Faculty, Students, Alumni Share Research and Keynotes at 2023 JCT/Bergamo Conference

October 25, 2023

GSEHD was well represented by our faculty, students and alumni at the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing (JCT) Conference in Dayton, OH.

Alumnus, Dr. Mark Blanchard, Named Superintendent of Cumberland Valley School District

October 17, 2023

GSEHD alumnus Dr. Mark Blanchard (Ed.D., Educational Policy) has been named Superintendent of Cumberland Valley School District (Pennsylvania).

Alumnus, Dr. Keith Hubbard, Starts Education Consulting Firm

October 17, 2023

GSEHD alumnus Keith Hubbard (EdD, Educational Leadership & Administration) started his own education consulting firm, Hubbard Educational Consultants.

Alumna, Dr. Elizabeth Dean, Named Head of Learning Design at The Village School

October 17, 2023

GSEHD alumna Elizabeth Dean (EdD, Educational Leadership and Administration) was named Head of Learning Design at The Village School in Arlington, VA.

Alumna, Sham Bevel, Finalist for Secondary Principal of the Year

by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
October 17, 2023

GSEHD alumna Sham Bevel has been named a finalist for Secondary Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

Learning from Relational Ontologies Through Head & Heart: An Exploratory Collaborative Autoethnography

Dr. Storberg-Walker and Doc Students Published Book Chapter
October 17, 2023

Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker, Christian List, Hermella Tekle, and Deyang Yu published a chapter in the book Consciousness-Based Leadership and Management, Vol 2.

Promoting Psychosocial Wellbeing through the Power of Play

Policy Brief Written by Dr. Maggie Parker and PhD Students, Samantha Long and Kate Anderson
October 17, 2023

Dr. Parker and PhD candidates developed a policy brief about the importance of play for children's development.

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Care for Children

Written by Dr. Maggie Parker, Dr. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney (GW School of Nursing), and GSEHD PhD Candidate Samantha Long
October 17, 2023

GW faculty and student share the impetus and impact of their work, which brings together students from the school nursing and school counseling programs.

Four Careers in International Education

October 11, 2023

Interested in pursuing a degree in International Education? This guide provides an overview of the field and details the top four careers students pursue.

Dr. Nganga & Alumna Co-Authored Chapter: Social Justice Leadership - Leading through Times of Deportability

October 4, 2023

Dr. Christine Nganga co-authored a book chapter with GSEHD alumna Dr. Melissa Ledesma (Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Administration).

OLL Alumnus, Dan Bredeson, Publishes Book: Seeds of Culture

Improve Organizational Performance by Growing a Culture of Commitment
October 4, 2023

Alumnus Dan Bredeson (master's, Organizational Leadership and Learning) said that his book would not be possible without the time he spent in the OLL program.

Alumna Jennifer Solove Highlighted: Meet Six Extraordinary Educators from Montgomery County

September 27, 2023

GSEHD alumna Jennifer Solove (master's, Education) was highlighted by MoCo 360 for her work as an English teacher at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Teachers We Love: Alumna Stephanie Lin Profiled by Arlington Magazine

September 27, 2023

GSEHD alumna Stephanie Lin (master's, Elementary Education) is the Investigation Station science lab teacher at Arlington Science Focus Elementary.

Dr. Robinson Awarded Sylvia Walker Education Award by National Association of Multicultural Counselors

September 27, 2023

Dr. Adrienne Robinson, staff member at the GW Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (CRCRE), received the 2023 award.

Streitwieser Debuts New Book During Expert Panel

September 27, 2023

In a panel by Harvard's Diwan Org, Streitwieser presented the REAL Lab and his new book: Accessing Quality Edu: Local & Global Perspectives from Refugees.

Dr. Attia Appointed to National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation Board of Trustees

September 27, 2023

Dr. Mina Attia, Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development, will serve as a Trustee for the NBCC from 2023-2026.

Empowering Adolescents: The Role of a School Counselor

September 26, 2023

Interested in becoming a school counselor but not sure what to expect or what training you need? Learn about school counseling paths and GW's master's degree.

Alumni Interviewed: Preparing for Vicarious Trauma in Supervision

September 19, 2023

The National Board for Certified Counselors interviewed two GSEHD alumni and a former assistant professor to learn more about vicarious trauma.

How to Choose the Right Counseling Degree

Interested in pursuing a degree in counseling but not sure which program to choose? This helpful guide will assist in deciding which specialization is best to meet your career goals.
September 11, 2023

Interested in pursuing a degree in counseling? This guide details the various specializations and requirements for becoming a licensed counselor.

GWTeach Alumni Updates: Deema Kahwash & Nathan Yohn

September 6, 2023

Two GWTeach program alumni earned "New Teacher of the Year" recognition at their schools. Please join us in congratulating them for making an impact.

Elementary Education Alumna to Publish Children's Book

Leah Moser wrote "I am a Thundercloud" in GSEHD class
August 31, 2023

Leah Moser is publishing a children's book and launching editing services for picture book authors. Read more about her book and new venture on

Doctoral Candidate, Ina Gjikondi, Selected as MSR Fetzer Scholar

August 30, 2023

GSEHD Human and Organizational Learning doctoral candidate Ina Gjikondi has been selected as a 2023 Management, Spirituality and Religion (MSR) Fetzer Scholar.

Can ChatGPT Co-Author Your Study? (No, But It May Help with the Research.)

GW professors John Paul Helveston and Ryan Watkins helm an online repository documenting the use of large language models in scientific research.
August 28, 2023

GW professors John Paul Helveston and Ryan Watkins helm an online repository documenting the use of large language models in scientific research.

Dr. Neenia Barlatt-Higgins: Outstanding Dissertation Award Winner

August 22, 2023

GSEHD alumna Dr. Neenia Barlatt-Higgins received the 2023 Outstanding Dissertation Award from University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education.

Human & Org Learning Group Publish Chapter on Collaborative Autoethnography

August 22, 2023

Dr. Storberg-Walker, along with doc students Christian Earl List, Hermella Tekle, and Deyang Yu, are published in Consciousness-Based Leadership and Management.

Alumnus, Dr. Ed Bengtson, Appointed Associate Dean at University of Arkansas

August 16, 2023

GSEHD alumnus Dr. Ed Bengtson was appointed Associate Dean in the Graduate School and International Education at the University of Arkansas.

GSEHD Alumna, Dr. Melvina Noel, Publishes Book

August 11, 2023

GSEHD alumna Dr. Melvina Noel (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration) has published the book, Chef Edna: Queen of Southern Cooking, Edna Lewis.

GSEHD Alumnus, Isaac Lister, Ready to Start School Year as WHS Principal

August 11, 2023

GSEHD alumnus Isaac Lister, Jr. (master's, Educational Leadership and Administration) is the new Principal of Washington High School in Washington, NC.

GSEHD Alumna and ‘The String Queens’ Member Highlighted in GW Today

Kendall Isadore plays a unique blend of soulful and classical music that has earned her invitations to play Carnegie Hall, President Joe Biden’s inauguration and the Kennedy Center.
August 1, 2023

GSEHD alumna, Kendall Isadore, shares her passion for music as member of The String Queens. Her story is featured in GW Today.

"Methods used to Evaluate Teacher Well-being" Published By Alumna/Students

July 19, 2023

The article written by Dr. Hallie Fox, Dr. Heather Walter and Karly Ball was published in the journal 'Psychology in the Schools.'

Alumna, Cheronda Farrish, Named Principal of Cedar Lane School

July 19, 2023

GSEHD alumna Dr. Cheronda Farrish (master's, Special Education and Disability Studies) is the new principal of Cedar Lane School in Falls Church, VA.

The Learning Trail: GSEHD Alumna Serves as Iditarod’s 2023 Teacher on the Trail

July 19, 2023

GSEHD alumna Juli Westrich became the Iditarod's 2023 Teacher on the Trail. Her story is featured in the GW Magazine.

Children from Refugee Backgrounds Explore Hardships and Joy in Writing Workshop

GW professor Jihae Cha hosts a storytelling camp to give youth with refugee backgrounds a chance to navigate their identity and sense of belonging.
July 5, 2023

GW Today shared about Dr. Jihae Cha's summer camp for refugees called, "Children from Refugee Backgrounds Explore Hardships and Joy in Writing Workshop."

Chance Meeting Led Two GW Classmates to Become Business Partners

July 5, 2023

Mohanad Alsaid and Dex Burns worked together on a project in their GSEHD consulting skills course and now as CEOs of nonprofits.

GW Professor Warns of Dire Impact of Laws Targeting LGBTQ Community

June 28, 2023

Dwayne Wright said a mental health crisis is unfolding in America as regressive laws targeting the LGBT community fuel hate and division.

GSEHD Alumna Returns to GW as Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs

June 28, 2023

Dr. Debra Bright earned her doctorate in Higher Education Administration and will now have a leadership role within GW's Student Affairs division.

Alumna, Dr. Nardos King, Named Chief Equity Officer of Fairfax County Schools

June 28, 2023

GSEHD congratulates Dr. Nardos King (master's in Special Education and Disability Studies alumna) for her recent promotion.

Horrworth Book Award & Teacher Candidate Recognition Go to Mara Moettus

June 28, 2023

2023 John Horrworth Children's Book Award goes to GSEHD alumna, Mara Moettus. Scott Gellman receives second place, Kari Anderson wins third place.

Elementary Education Program Award Goes to Megan Lysowski

June 28, 2023

The award is presented annually at GSEHD's commencement celebration to recognize a student for their leadership, performance, promise, etc.

Good Morning Washington Interviews Alumna: Spotlight on Health Equity in D.C.

June 28, 2023

Dr. Maranda C. Ward (Ed.D., Curriculum and Pedagogy) discussed Juneteenth and health equity in D.C. on Good Morning Washington. 

Doctoral Candidate, Denise Soukup, Wins Award for Inclusivity

June 28, 2023

Soukup was recognized as an Outstanding Inclusive Administrator by the Loudoun County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee.

Two GSEHD Alumnae Receive the GW IMPACT Award

June 22, 2023

GSEHD congratulates three alumni for being awarded the GW Black Alumni IMPACT Awards for their contributions to GW and their community.

HEA Alumna, Margaret Dismond Martin, Named Chief of Staff at Virginia Union University

June 13, 2023

Margaret Dismond Martin (master's, Higher Education Administration) named the new Chief of Staff for President Hakim J. Lucas at Virginia Union University.

GSEHD Alumna, Shampriest Bevel, Named 2023 Outstanding Middle School Principal of Virginia

June 13, 2023

Bevel recognized by panel representing the Principal Awards Committee of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals (VASSP).

Alumna, Dr. Beth Short, is 2023 Learning Science Outstanding Student Paper Award Finalist

June 13, 2023

Dr. Mary E. ("Beth") Short is a finalist for her piece, "Integrating Global and Science Education Perspectives on Epistemological Plurality."

GSEHD Alumni Promoted to Superintendent Roles

EdS in ELA Alumni, Dr. David S. Daniel and Dr. Stan Winborne
May 23, 2023

We are proud to share that two Education Specialist in ELA alumni have recently been promoted to superintendent positions in their counties.

GSEHD Student, Joseph Braswell, Featured on Sesame Street

May 16, 2023

Watch two episodes of Sesame Street's 'Sesame Workshop' to see GSEHD student Joseph Braswell in action in the classroom.

GSEHD Alumni, Dr. Keith Miles, Jr. and Tanya Howard, Named in Key Leadership Roles

May 9, 2023

GSEHD is proud to announce that two of our alumni have been named in superintendent and executive principal roles.

Webinar - Elevating Voices of Children and Youth in Displacement

April 19, 2023

Join Dr. Jihae Cha to learn about how the youth navigate their identity and sense of belonging amidst displacement and resettlement and tips for teachers.

GWTeach Wins the Learning Through Action Award

April 19, 2023

The GWTeach program has won the Learning Through Action award as part of the Excellence in Student Life Awards.

Doc Candidate and Professor Win Paper Award at AERA

April 19, 2023

Jessa Henderson, Dr. Natalie Milman, and colleagues were awarded the Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning SIG's Best Paper Award.

Drs. Watkins and Helveston Launch Online Clearinghouse on LLMs in Scientific Research Workflows

April 18, 2023

The web platform includes a searchable database of articles, documentation, and case examples, along with emerging guidance for peer-reviewers.

GSEHD Admissions Webinar: Ask Me Anything - Student & Career Services

April 12, 2023

Join our Director of Student Services to learn more about the resources available to you as a GSEHD student, including student and career services.

GSEHD Alumnus, Dr. Wayne Webster, Becomes College President

April 12, 2023

Dr. Webster (EdD Higher Education Administration) has been named the 18th President of Albion College in Albion, Michigan.

GSEHD Student, Casey Roberts, Honored with Educator of the Year Award at Virginia Tech

April 12, 2023

Roberts received the Educator of the Year Award from his undergraduate alma mater as part of their Influential Black Alumni Awards.

Counseling Faculty and Doc Students Receive 2022 Qualitative Article of the Year Award

April 4, 2023

They were recognized for their publication, “Pre- and Post-Migration Experiences of LGBTQ+ Asylum-Seeking Individuals: A Phenomenological Investigation."

Dr. Engel wins Fulbright Scholar Award

April 4, 2023

Dr. Laura Engel, Associate Professor of International Education, was selected for a 2023-2024 Fulbright Scholar Award in Costa Rica.

New Course: Critical Race Theory

March 29, 2023

GSEHD is offering a new course, open to all graduate students, beginning Summer 2023 titled "Critical Race Theory."

GSEHD Alumnus, Dr. Kirk Nooks, Appointed President of COE

March 28, 2023

Dr. Nooks (EdD, Higher Education Administration) will preside over the U.S. Department of Education's Council on Occupational Education (COE).

GSEHD Alumna, Neenia Barlatt-Higgins, Receives Dissertation Award

March 28, 2023

Barlatt-Higgins was awarded the 2022 Esworthy Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award from the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD).

CASJE Awarded Ilia Salita Excellence in Research Award

March 28, 2023

The Collaborative for Applied Studies in Jewish Education (CASJE)  was recognized for their Career Trajectories of Jewish Educators Study.

Alumna Named one of Masa's Inspiring 12: Jewish Women Working to Make a Difference

March 21, 2023

GSEHD alumna Rachel Sasiene was recognized by Masa on International Women's Day to celebrate Jewish women who inspire generations through impactful work.

PhD Student, Kelber Tozini, Receives Award for Professional Promise

March 21, 2023

Tozini has been honored by the Association of International Education Administrators with the Harold Josephson Student Award in International Education. 

Assistant Dean, Dr. Meg Holland, Wins Dissertation Award

March 21, 2023

Dr. Holland received the Leo and Margaret Goodman-Malamuth Award from the American Association of University Administrators (AAUA) for her dissertation.

GSEHD Admissions Webinar: Ask Me Anything - You're admitted, now what?

March 15, 2023

Congrats on your admission! Join GSEHD's Director of Admissions, Rebecca Vander Schaaf, to learn about the next steps to take after you've been admitted.

GSEHD Student, Julie Stella, Awarded 2023 Trustees Teaching Award at IUPUI

March 14, 2023

Ms. Stella teaches technical communication courses in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology in Indianapolis.

GSEHD Faculty Win Award at AHRD Conference

March 14, 2023

Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ and Dr. Henriette Lundgren received the Cutting Edge Award from the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) for their recent paper.

Teacher Webinar - Understanding Adult Education

March 8, 2023

In this webinar, Dr. Sarah Ray explores adult education and the theories, principles, and practices that go along with effective strategies. 

GSEHD Alumna Named Regional Superintendent of the Year

March 7, 2023

Dr. Amy Cashwell named the Region 1 Superintendent of the Year by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents.

Two GSEHD Doctoral Candidates Selected as Chi Sigma Iota Fellows

March 3, 2023

Claudia Nguyen and Sravya Gummaluri have been selected as fellows for the international counseling honor society.

K-12 Teacher Webinar - The Future of Education and AI: Rethinking the Benefits and Risks

February 22, 2023

Learn more about how to incorporate AI tools, such as ChatGPT, into your classroom to enhance the student experience, and explore pros and cons of the new tool.

GSEHD Admissions Webinar: Ask Me Anything - Financial Aid

February 15, 2023

Learn more about funding and financial aid opportunities and the resources available to you in this webinar with the GSEHD Director of Admissions.

WJLA-ABC7: Alexandria Schools to Hire GWU Students as Part of Program to Recruit, Retain Teachers

February 14, 2023

WJLA-ABC7 highlighted a GSEHD's Department of Special Education and Disability Studies pilot program with ACPS schools in an article by Joy Wang.

"GSEHD, Alexandria schools partner in special education initiative" by GW Hatchet

February 6, 2023

A new GSEHD program will position students for employment as instructional assistants at ACPS before becoming full-time special education teachers next year.

GSEHD Alumna Angel Jones Authored ‘Street Scholar: Using Public Scholarship to Educate, Advocate and Liberate’

Featured in GW Today
February 3, 2023

Jones' book is an unapologetic call-to-action that challenges the academy to thoughtfully and intentionally engage in public scholarship.

Watch the Latest Cares for Creatives Community Conversation

January 31, 2023

This month's conversation about Suicide Awareness reminds us that anyone could be struggling with suicide and gives some practical support for loved ones.

Did ChatGPT Write This Article?

Advances in Artificial Intelligence, such as ChatGPT, brought GW faculty together for the first of many planned looks at the challenges—and opportunities.
January 30, 2023

Ryan Watkins, professor and director of GSEHD’s Educational Technology Leadership Program, is highlighted in a GW Today article.

Special Education Teacher Recruitment Boosted By ACPS, GW Partnership

January 24, 2023

Alexandria City Public Schools announced a partnership with George Washington University's graduate school to hire special education staff.

GSEHD Hosts Lecture on Importance of Antiracism in Counseling Services

January 23, 2023

GSEHD's 2023 MLK Jr. Lecture focused on moving toward antiracism and preparing future mental health professionals to utilize antiracist practices in their work.

Alexandria City Public Schools Announces Partnership with GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development

January 23, 2023

The innovative partnership will expand the number of special education instructional assistants and teachers who serve ACPS preK-12 students in its 18 schools.

GSEHD Admissions Webinar: Ask Me Anything - How to Apply

January 17, 2023

Learn more about how to apply to our renowned programs and the resources available to you in this webinar with the GSEHD Director of Admissions.

GSEHD Alumna Maha Malik Earns Consultancy in Paris

January 9, 2023

Following completion of the GW UNESCO Fellow program with UNESCO Paris, Malik was offered a consultancy with their Global Citizenship and Peace (GCP) Section.

The Value of an Ed.D. Degree, as Told by a Wall Street Consultant

Learn why Rita Meyerson chose to earn an EdD in HOL at GW
December 22, 2022

Fortune Magazine featured Rita Meyerson, organizational expert and leadership coach, in an article by Kenneth Partridge.

Exploring the Integration of "Just Technology" in Education with Dr. Milman

December 20, 2022

Dr. Milman and GSEHD doc student Jessa Henderson published an article in the journal Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education.

Dr. Ray Co-Facilitated Workshop for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors

December 8, 2022

The workshop was titled Mid-Level Boot Camp: Understanding the System, Building Teams, and Protecting Yourself.

GSEHD Hosts Event on World AIDS Day: GW Expert Notes Unequal Progress against AIDS

December 5, 2022

Dr. Rendina of Milken Institute SPH discussed how treatments for AIDS care and prevention are often blocked by stigma and lack of access to health care.

K-12 Teacher Webinar - The Evolving Role of School Counselors

November 30, 2022

Dr. DeRaedt, AP of School Counseling, explores how the next generation of counselors can help steady our schools amidst the counselor/teacher shortage.

K-12 Teacher Webinar - Understanding Teacher Retention in US Schools

November 15, 2022

In the second K-12 webinar series, Dr. Shirrell, AP in Edul Leadership and Admin, explores reasons for teacher retention challenges and the potential solutions.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Alumna, Sahaj Kohli, featured in CNN Article

October 26, 2022

"What children of immigrants can teach everyone about mental health" by CNN features GSEHD alumna, Sahaj Kohli, founder of Brown Girl Therapy.

K-12 Teacher Webinar - Understanding Teacher Burnout in US Schools

October 25, 2022

Understanding Teacher Burnout in US Schools is the first of a webinar series that examines the critical topic of teacher burnout from a variety of viewpoints.

Three Perspectives on Academic Freedom Presented in Useful Knowledge Workshop

October 17, 2022

Three views of academic freedom were presented by a trio of speakers in the latest Useful Knowledge Workshop hosted virtually by GSEHD at GW.

Dr. Dortch and Two GW Scholars Receive Awards from the American Association of University Women

AAUW grants and fellowships aim to erode barriers in education.
October 12, 2022

Three GW scholars have been awarded a fellowship or grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for the 2022-23 academic year.

A Message to Alumni from Emily Crum, Sr. Career Counselor

September 23, 2022

Learn more about resources provided by GSEHD Career Services from the newest team member, a senior career counselor, Emily Crum.

How Carefully Tailored Professional Development Can Help Principals Become Equity Leaders

Featuring Work by Jennifer Clayton
September 22, 2022

Jennifer Clayton, associate professor of educational leadership and administration, examined a professional development program to help principals...

2022-2023 Beck Endowment Recipient Named

The Elementary Education Program is pleased to announce the recipient for the 2022-2023 Beck Endowment Award—Sadaf Sayar
August 30, 2022

The Elementary Education Program is pleased to announce the recipient for the 2022-2023 Beck Endowment Award—Sadaf Sayar.

Q & A: New Program in Higher Ed Administration Highlights Social Justice Concentration

GSEHD professor Dwayne Kwaysee Wright described how and why the new program was developed.
July 16, 2022

GSEHD is offering a new master’s program in higher education administration with a concentration on social justice.

Resilience, Recovery and Reform in Education through COVID

GSEHD experts talked about the challenges, opportunities and lessons learned in education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 9, 2021

GSEHD experts talked about the challenges, opportunities and lessons learned in education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Message in Solidarity with the Asian Community

March 20, 2021

This message was sent to the GSEHD community in the wake of the attacks in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six Asian women, on March 16, 2021.

All Access: Graduate School of Education and Human Development Dean

GSEHD Dean Michael Feuer spoke about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education and GSEHD’s impact on policy.
February 24, 2021

GSEHD Dean Michael Feuer spoke about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education and GSEHD’s impact on policy.

GSEHD Executive Committee Releases Statement on the Hiring of Heather Swain

November 7, 2020

The GSEHD Executive Committee prepared the following statement regarding the hiring of Heather Swain, on behalf of and with input from GSEHD faculty and staff.

Dr. Eakle and Doctoral Student Published in Qualitative Inquiry

October 7, 2020

The article was titled, “Playing Baroque Lines with Deleuze, Guattari, and Klee in an Art Museum” and discusses paintings by Paul Klee.

Alumnus Named a Top 100 Global Employee Engagement and Experience Influencers

October 7, 2020

Dr. Russell Robinson, founder of Amplified Research, named as 2020 top 100 global influencers by Inspiring Workplaces.

Drs. Dardick and Weiss Published in Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods

October 7, 2020

The article is titled, "An investigation of chi-square and entropy-based methods of item-fit using item-level contamination in item response theory."

Alumna Named Chief Program and People Officer at Acelero Learning

October 7, 2020

Dr. Carlis will lead the organization's programmatic strategy to improve outcomes for children and families in early childhood programs across the country.

October Edition of Design for Online

October 7, 2020

This edition explores the online teaching strategy of maintaining an instructor presence and a technology focus on the synchronous meeting tool Zoom.

GSEHD Welcomes First Cohort of Students to Program in Partnership with Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University

October 1, 2020

GSEHD welcomed 25 students at the opening of the Master of Arts in Education and Human Development program at Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University (ASPU).

A Review of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Impact on Higher Education Law {Recording}

October 1, 2020

Dr. Wright highlights the impact of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on higher education law through detailing five cases from her career.

Dr. Storberg-Walker Presents on Collaborative Autoethnography

October 1, 2020

Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker presented on collaborative autoethnography as a part of the Fetzer Scholars Program of the Academy of Management (AOM).

Dr. Streitwieser Awarded for Significant Research on International Higher Education

October 1, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser won the 2020 ASHE Council for International Higher Education's Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education.

Dr. Cseh Assists with International Conference: The Future of Work and STEM Education in a Global Context

September 24, 2020

Dr. Maria Cseh, together with colleagues from the University of Pécs, organized an international research conference.

Alumni Writes "My degree in Israel education was tough, but so worth it"

September 24, 2020

iCenter alumna Peta Silansky published a piece entitled, "My degree in Israel education was tough, but so worth it" on

Dr. Das Provides Trauma-Informed Care Trainings to Local Organization

September 24, 2020

Dr. Bagmi Das provided Trauma-Informed Care Trainings to the Baltimore and DC branches of Literacy Labs, a literacy building non-profit organization.

The Impact of COVID19 on Childhood Mental Health {Recording}

September 24, 2020

Dr. Maggie Parker moderated a panel of experts in a discussion about "The Impact of COVID19 on Childhood Mental Health."

Dr. Grooms Published in Journal of Chemical Education

September 24, 2020

The article was named, "A comparison of argument quality and students’ conceptions of data and evidence for undergrads experiencing 2 types of lab instruction."

GSEHD Alumnus Dr. Rob Froehlich Named At-Large Director for CRCC

September 24, 2020

Dr. Froehlich will serve from 2021-24 on the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification's (CRCC) Board of Directors.

"Supporting Deaf Students in Education Abroad" Published by GSEHD Student

September 17, 2020

Doctoral student Becca AbuRakia-Einhorn (Higher Education Administration) published a chapter in the new book, Social Justice and International Education.

"Haze gray but never again underway: The veteran borderland" Published by GSEHD Alumna

September 17, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Stephanie Erwin published an article in the journal New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development.

Dr. Streitwieser Presents to the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

September 17, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser gave a talk about his “Student Conceptions of International Experience” study with colleagues from Northwestern University.

"I Grew Up Latinx & Disabled — & I’m Creating The Change I Want To See" Published by GSEHD Student

September 17, 2020

GSEHD doctoral student Maria (Conchita) Hernandez Legorreta (Special Education) published an article on

Ecology of Education: Small Town Values - Exploring the Values of Latina College Students from Rural Communities {Recording}

September 17, 2020

Dr. Stone presented at GSEHD's Ecology of Education series on "Small Town Values - Exploring the Values of Latina College Students from Rural Communities."

"Supervision as the Signature Pedagogy for Counseling Leadership" by Dr. Peters Published

September 17, 2020

Dr. Harvey Peters published an article in Teaching and Supervision in Counseling around the topic of counseling leadership and related pedagogical practices.

Designing an Instructor Resource Page

September 17, 2020

A student in Educational Technology Leadership published an article about how to design an instructor resource page.

"What makes a person a physicist? Learning Assistant and physics major views" Published by GSEHD Student and Faculty

September 9, 2020

Master's student Jason Starita (Curriculum and Instruction) published a paper with Dr. Tiffany Sikorski in the PERC Proceedings.

What Makes Teachers Well? A Mixed-Methods Study of Special Education Teacher Well-Being

September 9, 2020

GSEHD faculty, Dr Tuckwiller and Dr. Kutscher, and student, Hallie Fox, published a paper in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies.

GSEHD PhD Student Kelber Tozini Publishes Chapter in Book

September 9, 2020

"Going above and beyond Access to Higher Education: The Brazilian Case" was published in Refugees and Higher Education book.

Care for Creatives Project Highlighted in District Fray Magazine

September 9, 2020

Learn more about the project in the article, "Care for Creatives Offers Mental Health Services to the Arts Community."

Cross-School Team Awarded $300,000 Grant from National Science Foundation

September 2, 2020

"Service Learning Projects to Improve Engineering Students' Civic Engagement and Capacity for Innovation" project with SEAS, ESIA and GSEHD earns grant.

GW All Access - Dr. Shaista Khilji of GSEHD

September 2, 2020

Dr. Khilji shared her hopes to keep the spotlight on organizational diversity management and to train the leaders to adopt a humanistic approach.

CCSC Highlighted in "Resources to Take Care of Your Mental Health in Your First Year"

September 2, 2020

GSEHD's Community Counseling Services Center was mentioned as an option for students for regular and frequent counseling services in the Hatchet article.

ETL Alumna Highlighted as One of the Influential Women in the Frederick County Business Community

September 2, 2020

GSEHD alumna Amanda Haddaway (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) was profiled in the Frederick News Post's article.

Dr. Nganga Published in Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning

September 2, 2020

The article was titled, "Mentoring as a developmental identity process," and discusses using a mentoring framework for faculty/department heads.

Dr. Engel Published Article "Cosmopolitan nationalism in the cases of South Korea, Israel and the U.S."

September 2, 2020

Dr. Laura Engel and her international colleagues published an article in a special issue of the British Journal of Sociology of Education.

GSEHD Doctoral Candidate Amber Samuels Named SACES Emerging Leader

September 2, 2020

Amber Samuels (Counseling) was selected as a Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) 2020-2022 Emerging Leader.

Announcing the 2020-2021 Beck Endowment Recipients

September 2, 2020

The Elementary Education Program is pleased to announce two recipients for the 2020-2021 Beck Endowment Award — Pary Aflaki and Allie Grossman.

Dr. Dardick Published in Social Science Research Council Journal

September 2, 2020

Dr. William Dardick published an article entitled, "Reflections on Assessment Models" in Items - Insights from the Social Sciences.

Tips for Parents of Remote Learners by Dr. Milman

September 2, 2020

Dr. Milman published an article in the BK Reader titled, "Remote Learning Is Here to Stay–How Can NYC Parents Prepare?"

IEP Alumnae Published in Book: Education Around the Globe: Creating Opportunities and Transforming Lives

September 2, 2020

GSEHD International Education master's alumnae Katherine Blanchard and Heidi Gibson published a chapter in the book.

Dr. Storberg-Walker Serves at Academy of Management Conference

August 20, 2020

Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker served in several roles including serving on the planning committee, keynote speaker, panelist, paper presenter and session host.

Dr. Beveridge and GSEHD Doc Students Published in Rehabilitation Professional journal

August 20, 2020

The article was titled, "Daubert/Frye-Reed Study" and features work by doc candidates Courtney Glickman and Amber Samuels.

Designing MOOCs For Higher Education

August 20, 2020

GSEHD student Tiffany Moy published a blog post entitled, "Designing MOOCs For Higher Education" on

Dr. Khilji Presents Paper "Seizing the Moment of a 'Seismic Shift': Moving the DEI Needle Forward"

August 14, 2020

Dr. Shaista Khilji presented two papers at the Academy of Management's Rapid OB Plenary- Racial Inequality and the Management Education & Development Workshop.

"Upskilling Instructional Design Talent: Preparing for Quality Online Learning" Published by GSEHD Alumna

August 14, 2020

Dr. Whitney Kilgore (graduate certificate, Educational Technology Leadership) published a blog post for EDUCAUSE.

"Pedagogies of Resistance: Why Anti-Muslim Racism Matters" Co-Authored by Dr. Ali

August 14, 2020

Dr. Arshad Ali co-authored an article in the Ameraisa Journal that discusses the online syllabus #IslamophobiaisRacism.

Education In A Pandemic: Remote Learning And The Digital Divide

August 14, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman was a guest on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show in a segment titled "Education In A Pandemic: Remote Learning And The Digital Divide."

Alumna Appointed to the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission

August 14, 2020

Dr. Debra Bright appointed as commissioner by Maryland Governor to the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission.

"Developing Global Organizational Leaders' Social Capital" Published by Dr. Nakamura

August 14, 2020

Dr. Nakamura published a manuscript entitled, "Developing global organizational leaders' social capital" in the European Journal of Training and Development.

Design for Online: August Edition Out Now

August 14, 2020

This edition, published by instructional designer Lisa Stehman, highlights resources available for developing online courses.

"Race, Sports, & Restorative Justice: Implications for Higher Education" Webinar Discussion Features Dr. Dortch

August 14, 2020

The webinar discusses on how race, the intercollegiate athletic enterprise, and the higher ed system intersect to impact Black student-athletes’ experiences.

Inequality and Digital Learning in the COVID Era: A Research and Practice Seminar

August 6, 2020

Dean Michael Feuer and Dr. Natalie Milman presented on a seminar hosted by the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.

Creating And Managing A Virtual Orientation

August 6, 2020

A GSEHD student in Educational Technology Leadership published an article about how to create and manage a virtual orientation.

"Exploring child-centered play therapy and trauma: A systematic review of literature" Published by GSEHD Faculty, Alumni and Student

August 6, 2020

Dr. Parker, Dr. Hergenrather, GSEHD alumna Dr. Quinn Smelser, and GW student Catherine Kelly published manuscript in the International Journal of Play Therapy.

Opportunity Builders, Inc. announces new CEO Marsha Legg, GSEHD Alumna

August 6, 2020

GSEHD alumna Marsha Legg (master's, Education and Human Development) was named the new CEO of Opportunity Builders, Inc.

Dr. Engel and Alumna Heidi Gibson Published in "Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education"

July 30, 2020

The article was titled, "Elite making and increasing access to cosmopolitan capital: DC youth experiences in education abroad."

7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model

July 30, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman contributed to the EDUCAUSE article, "7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model."

Dr. DeRaedt Collaborates to Provide Teletherapy to the DC Creative Community

July 30, 2020

Dr. Mary DeRaedt discussed the process of designing the Care for Creatives program, which provides teletherapy to the DC creative committee.

Dr. Khilji Presents at European Group of Organizational Studies Annual Conference

July 30, 2020

Her research paper was titled, "Reinforcing gender, racial and class inequalities within organizations: A study of individual experiences in the US."

Re-Imagining Higher Education Worldwide After Covid-19

July 23, 2020

Drs. Long and Streitwieser received grant to coordinate 3 seminars for International Ed about "Re-Imagining Higher Education Worldwide After Covid-19."

District-led School Turnaround: Aiming for Ambitious and Equitable Instruction in Shelby County’s iZone

July 23, 2020

The Consortium for Policy Research in Education released an announcement about Dr. Joshua Glazer's research and report.

GSEHD Alumnus Publishes Book: The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses

July 23, 2020

Dr. Blake Silver's book explores the ways students seek out a sense of belonging and the sacrifices they make to fit in.

Organizational Forgetting Part II: A Review of the Literature and Future Directions

July 23, 2020

Dr. Andrea Casey presented a research paper entitled at the European Group of Organizational Studies Annual Conference.

GSEHD Alumnus, Dr. Shawn Joseph, Named Tennessee Tribune's Person of the Year

July 23, 2020

Dr. Shawn Joseph received a tenure track position at Howard University’s School of Education and will co-direct the Howard/AASA Urban Superintendent Academy.

"School's Out for Summer. Now What?" An Interview with Dr. Milman

July 23, 2020

Natalie Milman was interviewed in a Washington Life Magazine article regarding topics such as the digital divide and learning in a pandemic.

GSEHD Alumnus Named New Principal of George Mason Elementary School

July 23, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Seazante` Williams Oliver (Ed.S. and Ed.D) has been named the new principal of George Mason Elementary School in Alexandria, VA.

New Program Provides Mental Health Care for D.C. Artists

July 17, 2020

GSEHD's Community Counseling Services Center partnered with the D.C. government to provide affordable counseling services to the city’s creative community.

Alumnus Named President of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area

July 17, 2020

In addition to Consortium president and CEO, Flagel has been appointed a senior visiting scholar at GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

GSEHD Student Sophie Nguyen Published "A Ruthless Ultimatum for International Students"

July 17, 2020

Nguen's article was published in "New America" and details the many challenges that international students will face due to new COVID-19 regulations.

Dr. Streitwieser and Colleagues Published Article in Comparative Education Review

July 15, 2020

The article is titled, "Comparing the Responses of US Higher Education Institutions to International and Undocumented Students in the Trump Era."

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Robyn Crowell Lowery Published in Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development

July 9, 2020

The article was titled, "Measuring Multicultural Training Reactance: Initial Instrument Psychometrics." Crowell earned a master's in counseling.

GSEHD Alumnus, Russell Robinson, Guest on Business of Learning Podcast

July 9, 2020

The episode was titled, "How Training Professionals Can Help Organizations Eliminate Racism," and covers topics such as challenges minorities face in business.

"Planning for Uncertainty" Published by Dr. Milman

July 9, 2020

Dr. Milman published a blog post entitled, "Planning for Uncertainty: What Can School Leaders Do Now to Prepare for Fall?" on Silver Lining for Learning.

More Than Play: Benefits of Play Therapy Training for Undergraduates and Implications for Student Affairs

July 9, 2020

Drs. Maggie Parker and Ashley Stone published a manuscript in the Journal of College Student Development on the topic of play therapy training.

GSEHD Researcher Studies District-Led School Turnaround Initiative

July 9, 2020

Dr. Joshua Glazer was interviewed for the GW Today article, "GSEHD Researcher Studies District-Led School Turnaround Initiative."

GSEHD Student Guest on "The Talk on Main Street's" Juneteenth Event

July 9, 2020

The event, featuring doctoral student Tonya Jefferson, was about moving the country forward regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dr. Das to serve on IJAC Editorial Board

July 2, 2020

Dr. Bagmi Das has been selected to serve on the editorial board for the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling (IJAC).

Dr. Medsker Named Co-Editor-in-Chief of AI and Ethics

July 2, 2020

Dr. Larry Medsker was named Co-Editor-in-Chief for a new Springer Nature journal, AI and Ethics, which seeks to promote informed debate on AI implications.

GSEHD Alumna Whitney Kilgore Serves as Webinar Panelist for University of London Institute in Paris

July 2, 2020

The webinar was titled, "The Future of Social, Creative and Experiential Digital Learning." Kilgore earned a grad certificate in educational tech leadership.

GSEHD Student Publishes article on Racism in America: Reflecting on My Role as a Journalist in this Moment

July 2, 2020

Luqman Adeniyi is an Associate Producer at CNN and a student in the Master's in Organizational Leadership and Learning program.

Dr. Peters Published Article in The Counseling Psychologist

July 2, 2020

Dr. Harvey Peters published the article, "Socially Just and Culturally Responsive Within Counseling/Counseling Psychology Leadership: A Grounded Theory."

GSEHD Alumna Amanda Haddaway Recognized as One of the 20 Most Successful Businesswomen to Watch in 2020

July 2, 2020

Insights Success recognized Amanda, a graduate of our Educational Technology Leadership master's program and the managing director of HR Answerbox.

Alumnus Steve Foerster Interviewed by International Professors Project

July 2, 2020

Foerster, President of New World University, shares insights into their distance learning and partner organization programs to reach students around the world.

"Can You See Me? Honoring Black Mental Health During a Double Pandemic" Presented by Dr. Pittman

July 2, 2020

Dr. Delishia Pittman presented on the panel hosted by the DC Psychological Association with Drs. Jessica Smedley and Candice Hargon.

Dr. Pittman Awarded 2020 Early Career Psychologist Diversity Award

July 2, 2020

Dr. Delishia Pittman was awarded the 2020 Early Career Psychologist Diversity Award by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).

Dr. Goldman and Alumni Published in Clinical Anatomy

July 2, 2020

The article was titled, "The process of curricular integration and its effects on anatomical knowledge retention."

Book Review by Student Kelber Tozini Published in Journal of International Students

July 2, 2020

Tozini reviewed the bood,Global Perspectives on International Student Experiences in Higher Education, written by Dr. Krishna Bista.

GSEHD Student Develops Webpage for Race-Based Trauma for BIPOC Mental Health Month

July 2, 2020

Shani Banks (master's, Clinical Mental Health Counseling) worked with her organization, Mental Health America, to publish the page.

A Special {Video} Thanks to All Our Teachers during COVID

June 26, 2020

In an effort to share appreciation for our teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mayberg Center put together a special video.

Video Podcast Interview with Dr. Dwayne Kwaysee Wright: Discussing Race in America

June 25, 2020

Dr. Dwayne Kwaysee Wright was interviewed on the Moses's People Speak podcast for Episode 9 discussing "What we should learn from the Amy Cooper video."

GSEHD Alumnus Heath Kemman Serving as Pro Bono Researcher for Alexandria City Public Schools

June 25, 2020

Dr. Kemman has been reading, synthesizing, and reporting research to support the district’s plans to safely reopen schools for learning in the fall.

GSEHD Alumna, Dr. Nancy Coleman, Named Dean of Harvard's Division of Continuing Education

June 25, 2020

Dr. Nancy Coleman earned a doctorate in Human and Organizational Learning. She is the first woman to lead Harvard's Division of Continuing Education.

GSEHD Awards the First PhD in Education

June 25, 2020

Dr. Angelica (Angel) Jones (PhD, Education) has become the first graduate to earn a degree in GSEHD's newest program, PhD in Education.

GSEHD Alumna Named Professional Learning Network President for International Society for Technology

June 25, 2020

GSEHD alumna and current doctoral student Emily Dillard named PLN President and is featured in a webinar, "Leading Through Remote Learning."

Drs. Milman and Tuckwiller Published Article: "Fostering blended and online students' well-being"

June 25, 2020

Drs. Natalie Milman and Beth Tuckwiller published two articles on the topic of student well-being in the journal, Distance Learning.

Faculty/Student Authored Piece on Bias in AI Systems and Public Policy

June 25, 2020

Dr. Medsker and student Farhana Faruqe authored a column in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGAI newsletter AI Matters.

Dr. Glazer and Team Publish Final Report of Work Supported by Walton Family Foundation Grant

June 25, 2020

The report is titled, "District-led School Turnaround: Aiming for Ambitious and Equitable Instruction in Shelby County’s iZone."

Dr. Dortch Interviewed for Online Articles Regarding Educational Equity and Teacher Diversity

June 25, 2020 and sought Dr. Dortch's expert insight into increasing access for underserved students during the pandemic.

GSEHD Student Jasmine Sami, Dr. Medsker, and GW Colleagues Published in the Journal of STEM Education

June 25, 2020

Jasmine, Dr. Medsker and colleagues published an article entitled, "Data Science Outreach Educational Program for High School Students Focused in Agriculture."

Dr. Khilji Guest on the Culture Stew Podcast

June 25, 2020

Dr. Khilji participated in an episode titled, "Humanistic Leadership: Prioritizing Human Dignity and Well-Being for Better Business Results."

Dr. Goldman Re-appointed Senior Consortium Research Fellow Supporting Unit of US Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

June 25, 2020

Dr. Ellen Goldman supports the Fort Leavenworth Research Unit and is part of a team assessing the Joint Strategic Thinking Program of the Department of Defense.

New Book by Dr. Ali: Critical Youth Research in Education - Methodologies of Praxis and Care

June 10, 2020

Dr. Arshad I. Ali published a new book entitled, Critical Youth Research in Education - Methodologies of Praxis and Care.

Dr. Khilji Published Blogpost on 'I can’t breathe'- Floyd’s last words should haunt but also propel America

June 10, 2020

Dr. Shaista Khilji published a blogpost on entitled, "'I can’t breathe'- Floyd’s last words should haunt but also propel America."

Dr. Milman Participates in a NewsWise Virtual Panel: Education Won’t Be Normal After COVID

June 10, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman participating in a NewsWise live virtual panel entitled, "Education Won’t Be Normal After COVID."

Dr. Thessin Receives AERA Education Research Service Project Award

June 4, 2020

Dr. Rebecca Thessin was awarded $5000 to partner with Alexandria City Schools on a project entitled, “Exploring Principal Learning, Growth and Support in ACPS.”

Dr. Khilji Guest on Leadership for the Future podcast

June 4, 2020

Listen to her episode: "A Discussion about the Beauty of Humanistic Leadership." In addition, read her newest blog post on

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Dalphine Joppy Named Superintendent of Charles City County (VA) Public Schools

May 29, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Dalphine Joppy (Ed.D., Educational Administration and Policy Studies) has been named Superintendent of Charles City County (VA) Public Schools.

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Sharlene Allen-Milton Presents on Mental Health During COVID-19

May 29, 2020

Dr. Allen-Milton was an invited speaker for the Nina Alaffia Self Care Program for Black Women and the It's Okay To Ask for Help Mental Health Forum.

Dr. Storberg-Walker Elected to Leadership Track of Academy of Management’s Management Spirituality and Religion (MSR) Interest Group

May 29, 2020

Dr. Storberg-Walker has been elected to the five-year leadership track of the Academy of Management’s Management Spirituality and Religion (MSR) Interest Group.

Drs. Kim and Kutscher Published in Research in Higher Education

May 29, 2020

Drs. Kim and Kutscher published the article, "College Students with Disabilities: Factors Influencing Growth in Academic Ability and Confidence."

Congratulations to Dr. Sylvia Marotta-Walters!

May 20, 2020

GW leadership dedicated a resolution in her honor for her service as Chair of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.

GSEHD's 2020 John Horrworth Children’s Book Award Presented to Student Isabel Scrabis

May 20, 2020

GSEHD Elementary Education student Isabel Scrabis was awarded the 2020 John Horrworth Children’s Book Award for her book 'Alina the Ballerina.'

GSEHD Student Published Essay in Times Higher Education

May 20, 2020

GSEHD master's student Ben Faulkner published an essay, “Rethinking ‘excellence’ in post-pandemic university admissions."

GSEHD Alumna, Ielyzaveta Shchepetylnykova, Published in International Journal of Comparative and Higher Education

May 20, 2020

The paper was titled, "Contribution of International Development Activities to Comprehensive Internationalization of U.S. Public Universities."

Dr. Cseh Led Workshops on "Conceptualizing Research Studies and Research Design"

May 13, 2020

Dr. Maria Cseh, HOL faculty member, led two workshops for students and professionals at the University of Pécs, Hungary.

Dr. Choi Presented to the Training and Certification Team at Amazon Web Services

May 13, 2020

Dr. Jaehwa Choi gave an invited presentation entitled, "n-Layer Computerized Item Modeling Practice with CAFA AIG: Period Four Implies Innovation."

GSEHD Student, Carrie Williman, Honored with "Distinguished Teacher Candidate" Award

May 6, 2020

The Maryland Association of Teacher Educators recognizes Carrie Willimann as GW's "Distinguished Teacher Candidate."

GSEHD Student Lexus Bivins Published Essay on Diversity Abroad

May 6, 2020

Bivins published an essay, “Intersectionality: An Account by a Minority Student with a Disability Studying Abroad” on Diversity Abroad’s website.

GW Alumna Dr. Mary Ann Wolf Highlighted by NC Policy Watch

May 6, 2020

Dr. Wolf was highlighted in NC Policy Watch's blog, "Education expert Mary Ann Wolf to lead the Public School Forum of North Carolina."

Dr. Attia Selected as Contributor to the National Counselor Preparation and Licensing Exam

May 6, 2020

Dr. Mina Attia was selected by the National Board for Certified Counselors, Center for Credentialing and Education (NBCC-CCE).

GSEHD Alumna Whitney Gilmore Edited/Published in Two Books

May 6, 2020

Gilmore (certificate, Educational Technology Leadership) edited two open-source books and wrote introduction chapters for each.

Dr. Kutscher Published on Supporting Transition in a Virtual World: Community Experiences

May 6, 2020

Dr. Elisabeth Kutscher, together with co-author Jennifer Lillis (Boston University) and the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, published.

Dr. Peters Co-Authored Article in Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling

May 6, 2020

Dr. Harvey Peters co-authored a peer-refereed article entitled "Queer Male Couples’ Ecological and Relational Third Space."

Dr. Goldman Presents Workshop for Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning

April 29, 2020

Dr. Ellen Goldman recorded the workshop, "Applying concepts from organizational change to effectively lead curricular initiatives."

Congratulations to GSEHD recipients of GW’s 10th Annual Faculty Awards

April 29, 2020

Dr. Arshad Ali and PhD in Education student Angel Jones were recognized for their impact in research/scholarship/teaching on the GW campus.

GSEHD Alumna Whitney Kilgore Co-Authored Piece on Packback in the Press

April 29, 2020

Whitney Kilgore (certificate, Educational Technology Leadership) co-authored a piece entitled, "How to Build Community through Online Learning."

Dr. Milman Presented Webinar Hosted by National Council for Community and Education Partnerships

April 29, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman presented a webinar entitled,"Practical, Positive, and Productive Strategies for Working Remotely."

Dr. Shirrell Selected as a 2020 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

April 29, 2020

Dr. Matthew Shirrell has been selected as a 2020 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow supported by the Spence Foundation.

Dr. Milman and Alumna Serve as Panelists in Webinar for International Monetary Fund Family Association

April 22, 2020

Dr. Milman and alumna Tara Lifland Baumgarten were panelists in webinar, "Emergency remote schooling: Practical suggestions for tackling the challenges."

Dr. Cseh and Alumnus Published in Advances in Developing Human Resources

April 22, 2020

Dr. Maria Cseh and Dr. Crocco published article titled, "Globalizing HRD academic practice: Developing a global mindset for teaching and research."

Dr. Streitwieser Published Article in German Magazine, Perspektiven

April 22, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser published an article about his research on refugees and higher education in the German magazine, Perspektiven. 

Dr. Khilji Published Blog Post "Using COVID-19 to Harness the Power of Heart & the Soul"

April 22, 2020

Dr. Shaista Khilji published a new blog post on titled, "Using COVID-19 to Harness the Power of Heart & the Soul...

GW Today Highlights Dr. Pittman's Tips for Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Sheltering In Place

April 22, 2020

Dr. Delishia Pittman's tips for "Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Sheltering In Place," were highlighted in GW Today.

GSEHD Doctoral Student Wins $30,000 in the GW New Venture Competition

April 22, 2020

GSEHD doctoral student Katherine Hurley (Counseling) won $30,000 for her project Cognitive Gym in GW's 2020 New Venture Competition - Social Venture Track.

Dr. Thessin Published in The Learning Professional

April 16, 2020

Dr. Rebecca A. Thessin and Karen Seashore Louis published “The principal’s role has changed: Is principal learning keeping up?”

GSEHD Student Selected as National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellow

April 16, 2020

GSEHD student Sahaj Kohli (master's, Counseling) was selected as a National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellow.

Dr. Streitwieser Presents Webinar With Findings of Study Funded by Institute of International Education

April 16, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser presented "Educational Pathways for Refugee Students: Comparing Higher Education Interventions for Refugees in Germany and Lebanon."

CASJE Director, Dr. Levites, Publishes Post on

April 16, 2020

Dr. Arielle Levites publishes post entitled, "What Will Happen to Jewish Preschool and the Teachers our Children Love?" on

GSEHD Doctoral Student Katherine Hurley is Finalist for GW New Venture Competition

April 16, 2020

Katherine is a finalist in the Social Venture category for her project, Cognitive Gym, an online curriculum for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Drs. Rice and Ihrig and GSEHD Students/Alumni Published in Journal of Child and Families Studies

April 16, 2020

The article's title is "Raising Girls with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges: An Exploration of Caregiver Perceptions."

Student Hallie Fox Awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award in AERA's Stress, Coping and Resilience SIG

April 16, 2020

Fox (Education and Inequality CRT) awarded in recognition of her submitted paper "Facilitators and Barriers to Special Education Teacher Well-being."

GSEHD Student Beth Short Submitted Paper to National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting

April 16, 2020

The paper by doctoral student Beth Short is titled, "Multimodal Coherence-seeking in Global Socioscientific Issues-based Discourse."

Dr. Scully-Russ Published in Adult Education Quarterly

April 15, 2020

Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ and co-authors published an AIR funded PIAAC study entitled, "The effects of social characteristics of Jobs on the cognitive..."

Dr. Milman Publishes Opinion Piece in Education Week

April 11, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman published an opinion piece in Education Week entitled, "This Is Emergency Remote Teaching, Not Just Online Teaching."

Dr. Dortch Publishes Article in International Journal for Cross Disciplinary Subjects in Education

April 11, 2020

"Revolutionary Acts: African American Doctoral Students Exercising Racial Agency at a Predominantly White Institution of Higher Education in the U.S."

Dr. Streitwieser Co-Published Editorial in University World News

April 11, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser co-published an editorial, "How Covid-19 could accelerate opportunities for IHE” in the Sunday, April 5th online issue.

GSEHD Alumnus Andrew Goretsky Published Chapter in the Book, Online & Engaged

April 11, 2020

GSEHD alumnus Andrew Goretsky (EdD, Higher Education Administration) published a chapter entitled, "Student Engagement Opportunities for Online Learners."

Dr. Pittman and Doc Students Publish Article in Journal of American College Health

April 11, 2020

“Double Jeopardy: Intimate partner violence vulnerability among emerging adult women through lenses of race and sexual orientation”

GSEHD Alumna Diana (Cotter) Brown Receives Appointment on Virginia Latino Advisory Board to Virginia Governor

April 11, 2020

Brown (Educational Leadership and Administration) received a 4-year appointment to serve on the Virginia Latino Advisory Board to Virginia Governor.

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Maranda Ward Highlighted in GW Today Article

April 1, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Maranda Ward (EdD Curriculum & Instruction) was highlighted in article, GW in the Community: Building Pipelines to Success for D.C. Youth.

Dr. Milman Interviewed for GW Today Article and Published on

April 1, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman was interviewed for GW Today's article, "Communication, Well-being and Flexibility Are Key to Virtual Learning Period."

GSEHD Visiting Scholar Published Essay in EFL: The Magazine for English Language Teachers

April 1, 2020

GSEHD visiting scholar from China, Siqi Song, published an essay entitled, "Teaching the Challenging But Essential Academic Writing Skill of Paraphrasing."

Dr. Khilji Published on "COVID-19 - Could this be the ‘wake-up call’ that we need?"

April 1, 2020

Dr. Shaista Khilji published a piece on entitled, "COVID-19 - Could this be the 'wake-up call’ that we need?"

Dr. Streitwieser Publishes Co-Edited Book, Education Abroad: Bridging Scholarship and Practice

April 1, 2020

Bernhard Streitwieser published a co-edited book for Routledge’s "Internationalization in Higher Education" series.

Dr. Milman Guest on the Kojo Nnamdi Show Speaking About Distance Learning

March 25, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman, Professor of Educational Technology, was interviewed on WAMU's Show about Distance Learning: Keeping Education Alive During a Pandemic.

Dr. Scully-Russ Authored a Position Paper on The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 25, 2020

Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ authored a position paper for the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) on the FFCRA.

GSEHD Alumna, Tahira Rehman, Authors Blog Post for Arab-American Business and Professional Association

March 25, 2020

GSEHD alumna Tahira Rehman (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) wrote a blog post titled "A 'Midlife' Career Switch?"

Two GSEHD Teams Progress to Semifinals of the GW New Venture Competition

March 17, 2020

Two GSEHD teams have progressed into the Semifinal round of the GW New Venture Competition (NVC): Cognitive Gym.

GSEHD's Support Work Mentioned in Washtenaw Community College Watch Article

March 17, 2020

GSEHD was mentioned in a Washtenaw Community College Watch article entitled, "Community college transfer partnership boosts university enrollment."

GSEHD Doctoral Students Share Experiences and Research in a Panel: "Bridging the Gender Gap through Social Entrepreneurship"

March 17, 2020

The panel was organized by Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the U.S., The U.S.-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce, and Muslim American Leadership Alliance.

Dr. Shirrell Presented at National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

March 17, 2020

His presentation focused on his research on the factors that shape Board-certified teachers’ interactions with, and leadership of, their colleagues.

Human & Org Learning Community Members Present at Academy of Human Resource Development Intl. Conference

March 17, 2020

Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ and Dr. Maria Cseh, GSEHD students and alumni participated in conference Editorial Board meetings and Program Excellence Network meetings.

Dr. Gresham and GSEHD Student Led Teacher Workshop at Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities and Diversity

March 17, 2020

Dr. Gresham and GSEHD doc student Mary Bonnell (Special Ed & Disability Studies) led a workshop entitled, "The 5 Rs Framework for Student-Centered Instruction."

Dr. Streitwieser and Colleagues Published Article in Higher Education Policy

March 17, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser and two colleagues published article entitled, "Higher Education for Forcibly Displaced Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers."

GW Helps Local School Develop School-Wide STEM Curriculum

March 17, 2020

Dr. Tiffany Sikorski was quoted in the GW Today story about GSEHD's project with Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Dr. Nakamura and Student Present at Academy of Human Resource Development Conference

March 11, 2020

Dr. Yoshie Tomozumi Nakamura and GSEHD student Kate Mistry presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Engel Delivers Keynote to the US Dept. of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program

March 11, 2020

Dr. Laura Engel gave a keynote titled, "Internationalization Trends in U.S. Education" to the International Visitor Leadership Program.

GSEHD PhD Students and Faculty Present Research at VACES 2020 Graduate Student Conference

March 11, 2020

Their presentation was titled, “Mental Health Issues and Counseling Services Use Among International Students in the U.S.” 

Dr. Streitwieser’s Work Cited in New Report on Internationalization in Higher Education for Society

March 11, 2020

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser’s work on refugee access to higher education was generously cited in a report commissioned by the German Academic Exchange Service.

Dr. Medsker and Student Authoring Blog Series on Artificial Intelligence Bias and Fairness

March 6, 2020

Farhana Faruqe (Human-Technology Collaboration) and Dr. Larry Medsker are working together on a blog series for the Association for the Advancement of AI.

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Vicki Brown Promoted to Chief Learning Officer for Dept. of Interior

March 6, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Vicki Brown (EdD, Executive Leadership) has been promoted to the rank of Senior Executive Service (SES) within the Department of the Interior.

Dr. Kim's Article Listed as 3rd Most Read Recently in Education Policy Journal

March 6, 2020

"The Impacts of State Control Policies on College Tuition Increase" was the top 3rd read article in the past 6 months.

GSEHD Alumna Grace Henry Showcased in GW Today

March 6, 2020

GSEHD alumna Grace Henry (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration) was showcased in GW Today's "Have You Met...Grace Henry?"

Dr. Nakamura Published in Advances in Developing Human Resources Journal

March 6, 2020

Dr. Yoshie Tomozumi Nakamura's article titled, "A Conceptual Framework for Developing Women Social Entrepreneurs in Japan" was published in HR journal.

GSEHD Alumnus Anthony Knight Highlighted by

March 6, 2020

The article, "Atlanta Organization Emphasizes Cultural, Historical Knowledge For Black Adolescent Boys" by featured GSEHD alumnus Anthony Knight.

Dr. Milman Delivers Keynote to US Dept of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program

March 6, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman gave a keynote to the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program in Washington, DC.

Dr. Arshad Ali Honored with 2020 Research Mentorship Award

March 6, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Arshad Ali who was selected to receive the 2020 Research Mentorship Award from GW's Office of the Vice President for Research.

Dr. Parker Named President-Elect of Virginia Association of Play Therapy

March 6, 2020

Dr. Maggie Parker to be President of the Virginia Association of Play Therapy in March 2020. Read more about her recent presentation on play therapy also.

GSEHD Alumna Liz McCartney Highlighted in BC Heights article

February 26, 2020

GSEHD alumna Liz McCartney (Curriculum and Instruction) was highlighted in the article, "McCartney Picks Up the Pieces in Recovering Communities."

Dr. Streitwieser and Rutgers University Colleagues Published in Higher Education Policy

February 26, 2020

"Included yet Excluded: The Higher Education Paradox for Resettled Refugees in the USA" features work by Dr. Streitwieser and colleagues.

Jewish News Syndicate's Article Highlights CASJE Report

February 26, 2020

A report by the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education was discussed in a Jewish News Syndicate article about young students learning Hebrew.

GSEHD Doctoral Student Sarah Young's Poster Accepted to ACPA's Conference

February 20, 2020

GSEHD doctoral student Sarah Young (Higher Education Administration) had her poster session, "Policy in Practice: ADA Implementation" accepted by ACPA.

Dr. Tia Brown McNair, GSEHD Alumna, Featured During Women's History Month

February 20, 2020

Dr. Tia Brown McNair (Higher Ed Administration) was featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recognizing contributions of women to higher ed.

Alumna Monique Sullivan Highlighted by DC Area Educators for Social Justice

February 20, 2020

Monique Sullivan (Elementary Edu) was highlighted in the online post, "Teaching How Black Lives Matter in History with Mumbet’s Declaration of Independence."

Dr. Maurice Smith, GSEHD Alumnus, Publishes Children's Book

February 20, 2020

GSEHD alumnus Dr. Maurice Smith (Educational Administration and Leadership) published a children's book entitled Uncle Charles and Me!

Dr. Peters Presents at National Human Rights Campaign Time to Thrive Conference

February 20, 2020

Dr. Harvey Peters presented a workshop at the HRC Time to Thrive Conference titled, "LGBTQ+ Youth: Dating, Intimacy, and Sexual Health."

Dr. Scully-Russ Published in Human Resource Development Review

February 20, 2020

Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ published an article entitled "The changing nature and organization of work: An integrated review of the literature."

GSEHD Student/Faculty Article Accepted for Publication in Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching and Learning

February 20, 2020

Jessa Henderson's article, written with Dr. Michael Corry, titled “Data Literacy Training and Use for Educational Professionals" was accepted for publication.

Dr. Engel Recognized as Finalist for Diversity Abroad's 2020 Trailblazer Award

February 20, 2020

Dr. Laura Engel was named a finalist for Diversity Abroad's 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Trailblazer Award.

GSEHD Faculty/Students Participate in Council for Exceptional Children's Convention & Expo

February 20, 2020

GSEHD faculty and students participated in the Council for Exceptional Children's Convention and Expo in Portland, Oregon. 

GSEHD Student/Faculty's Article Accepted for Publication in Journal for STEM Education

February 20, 2020

Jasmine Sami (Human-Technology Collaborations) had her article “Data Science Outreach Educational Program for High School Students Focused in Agriculture”...

Dr. Milman Mentioned in Education Week Blog (Video Remarks)

February 20, 2020

Dr. Natalie Milman was mentioned in Education Week's blog, "Three Reasons to Be Skeptical of Artificial Intelligence in Schools."

International Education Professor speaks at American Council on Education

February 13, 2020

Dr. Streitwieser was a featured speaker on Feb. 4, 2020, for a webinar entitled, "Key Internationalization Partners: Teaching and Learning Centers..."

GSEHD Alumna Dr. Michele Stites Published in Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education

February 13, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Michele Stites (Curriculum and Instruction) published an article in the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.

Dr. Sikorski to Take Part in 100kin10 Project Team

February 13, 2020

Dr. Sikorski is part of a multi-institution team that will provide guidance to science museums about how to reach and effectively support K-12 teachers.

GW King Week Event with Dr. Khilji Highlighted in GW Today

February 13, 2020

Dr. Shaista Khilji's GW King Week event was highlighted in the GW Today article, , "Women of Color: Lived Experiences with Inequality."

Mayberg Center Provides Professional Development Opportunity to Area Teachers

February 6, 2020

Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership partnered with 3 schools to present professional development for teachers related to student anxiety.

Alumnus Michael Morris Curates Exhibition at NY Museum of Jewish Heritage

February 6, 2020

GSEHD alumnus Michael Morris (Experiential Education/Jewish Cultural Arts) curated the exhibition, "Behind the Scenes of Rendering Witness: A Holocaust..."

GW Receives Carnegie Foundation's 2020 Community Engagement Classification

GSEHD Student Played Key Role in Efforts
February 6, 2020

The George Washington University has received the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s 2020 Community Engagement Classification.

Dr. Engel Publishes Chapter in 2020 UNESCO Book

February 6, 2020

Dr. Laura Engel published a chapter titled Humanistic Futures of Learning: Perspectives from UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks with co-author.

Dr. Hergenrather Hosts Workshop in Recognition of 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

February 5, 2020

"An Inclusive LGBTQIA+ Workforce and Society" training session hosted by Dr. Hergenrather explored the historical events and laws following the Stonewall Riots.

Study Co-Authored by Dr. Howard Highlighted by Major Media Outlets

February 5, 2020

The study titled "Daily multidimensional racial discrimination among Black U.S. American adolescents" was highlighted by The New York Times and more.

Dr. Korte Presents Research to Top Government Officials in Taiwan

January 28, 2020

Dr. Russell Korte presented his research to top officials of the Examination Yuan—one of the five branches of the national government of Taiwan.

GSEHD Student to Present at SXSW EDU Conference

January 28, 2020

GSEHD student Katherine Fitzgerald (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) will speak about Distance Learning and EdTech at SXSW EDU conference.

GSEHD Student Conducts Sessions at PAC Conference in China

January 23, 2020

GSEHD second-year student Mengyan Ren (Counseling) conducted two sessions about Career Counseling at the PAC Conference in Shanghai, China.

GSEHD Alumnus Provides Keynote in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 23, 2020

GSEHD alumnus Dr. Kirk Nooks (EdD Higher Education Administration) gave the keynote address at Mercer University's "Living the Dream" program.

Dr. Cseh, GSEHD Alumnus & Doctoral Student Publish Chapter in Book

January 23, 2020

Dr. Maria Cseh, along with GSEHD alumnus Dr. Oliver Crocco and student Chilanay Safarli (EdD Human and Organizational Learning) published chapter.

Curriculum and Instruction Students' Paper Presented at Conference

January 23, 2020

GSEHD doctoral student Kevin Fleming recently presented a paper at the Association for Science Teacher Education 2020 International Conference.

Dr. Sikorski Presents at ASTE International Conference

January 23, 2020

Dr. Tiffany Sikorski presented a talk at the Association for Science Teacher Education 2020 International Conference (ASTE) in San Antonio, TX.

GSEHD Alumna named Director of Athletics at Agnes Scott College

January 23, 2020

GSEHD alumna Dr. Markesha Henderson (EdD Higher Education Administration) has been named the new Director of Athletics at Agnes Scott College in Georgia.

Dr. Howard featured on "Community Watch" on WPFW FM DC

January 15, 2020

Dr. Lionel Howard was a guest on David Whettstone's radio show "Community Watch" on WPFW 89.3 FM (in DC), a live broadcast news magazine that engages...

Drs. Weiss and Dardick Published in Journal of Experimental Education

January 15, 2020

Dr. Brandi Weiss and Dr. William Dardick published “Making the Cut: Comparing Methods for Selecting Cut-Point Location in Logistic Regression."

GSEHD Alumnus Named Next Superintendent of Indian Prairie School District 204

January 15, 2020

Dr. Adrian Talley (EdD Education Administration and Policy) was chosen to be the next superintendent of Indian Prairie School District 204, near Chicago.

Dr. Gresham and GSEHD Alumna Mary Bonnell Present at OSSE Conference

January 15, 2020

Dr. Doran Gresham and GSEHD alumna Dr. Mary Bonnell (EdD Special Education and Disability Studies) presented at OSSE’s Implementation in Action Conference.

Dr. Goldman and Co-Writers Published in Journal of the Maine Medical Center

January 15, 2020

Dr. Mary Ottolini, Dr. Ellen Goldman, and three physicians at Children's National Medical Center published a journal article.

GSEHD Alumnus Dr. Antonio Ellis Published in the Journal of Educational Foundations

January 15, 2020

Dr. Ellis co-authored "A Qualitative Analysis: Black Male Perceptions of Retention Initiatives at a Rural Predominately White Institution."

Alumnus Drew Atchison Published in Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness

January 9, 2020

Dr. Drew Atchison (EdD Education Policy) published an article entitled: The Impact of Priority School Designation Under ESEA Flexibility in New York State.

GSEHD Alumnus Randy Matuski Featured Guest on Gemba Academy Podcast

January 9, 2020

GSEHD alumnus Randy Matusky (Educational Technology Leadership) was the featured guest on episode 277 of the Gemba Academy Podcast: Lean Thinking.

Dr. Pittman and Students Published in Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse

January 9, 2020

Dr. Delishia Pittman and 3 counseling doc candidates published an article on the topic of relationships between stress, social support and drinking behavior.

Dr. Goldman Published in Making Learning-Centered Teaching Work: Practical Strategies for Implementation

December 18, 2019

Making Learning-Centered Teaching Work: Practical Strategies for Implementation featured Dr. Goldman's work in selecting teaching strategies to fit objectives.

Dr. Parker Published in the Journal of Individual Psychology

December 18, 2019

Drs. Parker and Crunk published an article entitled "Exploring the Test-Retest Reliability of the Adlerian Personality Priority Assessment."

GSEHD Alumna Victoria Ramirez Interviewed by

December 18, 2019

GSEHD alumna Victoria Ramirez (master's, Museum Education) was interviewed for an "Executive Q&A" in

Dr. Goldman Published in Making Learning-Centered Teaching Work

December 18, 2019

Dr. Ellen Goldman's heuristic for selecting teaching strategies that fit various learning objectives was published in Making Learning-Centered Teaching Work.

GSEHD Alumni Provide Insight on Inclusivity, Diversity, Accessibility in Education

December 13, 2019

International Education alumni (Alison Grimsland, Matt Sacco, Ben Sylla, William Webber) return to discuss their career paths and give advice to students.

GSEHD Faculty, Alumni, Student Published in Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling

December 10, 2019

Article entitled "Ethical Concerns and Clinical Judgments Related to the Use of Psychometric Assessments for Rehabilitation Counselors."

GSEHD Student Kyle Hall Published in The Globe Post

December 10, 2019

Kyle Hall (master's, International Education) published an op-ed entitled, "Climate Won’t Be Only Winner if Trump Repledges to Paris Agreement."

Dr. Scully-Russ named Founding Chair of AAACE's Public Affairs Committee

December 7, 2019

Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ was named the founding Chair of the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education's (AAACE) new Public Affairs Committee.

GSEHD Alumna Hala Abdulaziz Aseel Highlighted in Arab News

December 7, 2019

Hala Abdulaziz Aseel (Counseling) was highlighted in the Arab News article, "The Face: Hala Abdulaziz Aseel, Saudi campaigner for awareness of mental..."

Manuscript Published by Drs. Kutscher and Tuckwiller

December 7, 2019

Dr. Elisabeth Kutscher and Dr. Beth Tuckwiller had their manuscript published in Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals.

Dr. Streitwieser Co-Leads Conference in Germany

December 7, 2019

Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser was co-leader of a three-day conference at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany. He provided opening remarks and moderated a panel.

Money Magazine Highlights Data Collected by GSEHD Alumna

December 7, 2019

Money Magazine published "How MONEY Ranked the 2019 Best Colleges," highlighting research led by GSEHD alumna Dr. Audrey Peak.

Alumnus Dr. Nick Nissley Named President of Northwestern Michigan College

December 7, 2019

Dr. Nick Nissley earned a doctorate degree in the Executive Leadership Program within the Human and Organizational Learning degree.

GSEHD Alumnus Glen Gummess's Documentary Aired on Public Television

December 7, 2019

GSEHD alumnus Glen Gummess (master's, Educational Technology Leadership) produced a documentary, "From Slavery to Glory," aired on Chicago WTTW-TV.

Alumni Drs. Nicole Dillard and Russell Robinson Talk Diversity & Inclusion

December 7, 2019

Alumni of the HOL Executive Leadership Program recorded a podcast on diversity and inclusion on the Amplified Research Speakerbox podcast.

GSEHD Doctoral Student Angel Jones Presented at the ASHE Conference

December 7, 2019

Angel Jones (PhD Education) presented a paper entitled, "Refrain, Reframe, Reclaim: How Black Female College Students Respond to Racial Microaggressions.

GSEHD Alumna, Lauren Marold, Named 2019 Outstanding Educator

December 7, 2019

GSEHD alumna Lauren Marold named an International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Outstanding Educator.

Org Leadership and Learning Selected as a Best Online Master's Program

December 7, 2019

GSEHD's OLL program named a Best Online Master's in Organizational Leadership and Learning by

Dr. Howard Speaks on Engaging Social Justice Research at Clark Atlanta University

December 7, 2019

Dr. Lionel Howard was invited by CITLE at Clark Atlanta University to present on "Engaging Social Justice-Oriented Research."

Dr. Tekleselassie Named President of International Society for Educational Planning

December 7, 2019

Dr. Abebayehu Tekleselassie elected President of the International Society for Educational Planning for a two-year term (2019-2021).

Dr. Peters Published in the International Journal of Bullying Prevention

December 7, 2019

Dr. Harvey Peters co-authored a peer-refereed article entitled "An interdisciplinary ecological framework: Intervention for LGBTQ interpersonal violence."

GSEHD Alumnus Receives the Virginia Career Development Award

December 7, 2019

GSEHD alumnus Steven Myers (master's, School Counseling), received the Virginia Career Development Award at the Virginia Counselor Association Conference.

Dr. Pittman Becomes Board Certified Counseling Psychologist

December 7, 2019

Dr. Delishia Pittman becomes board certified in counseling psychology, making her the first African American Board Certified Counseling Psychologist in DC.

GSEHD Alumna, Dr. Leah Zimmerman, Named Director of Penn State's Disability Resources Office

December 7, 2019

GSEHD alumna Dr. Leah Zimmerman (EdD Special Education) named executive director of Penn State's Student Disability Resources Office.

GSEHD Alumnus, Ranjit Sidhu, Appointed Executive Director and CEO of ASCD

December 7, 2019

GSEHD congratulates alumnus Ranjit Sidhu (Master's, Education) for being appointed as Executive Director and CEO of ASCD.

GSEHD Doctoral Students Work to Close the Opportunity Gap in D.C. Schools

December 7, 2019

GSEHD students Mary Ann Stinson and Michael Redmond II (Special Education and Disability Studies) highlighted in GW Today story.

Alumna and Former Apollo Secretary Dr. Estella Gillette Interviewed by LA Times

December 7, 2019

A video provides overview of Dr. Gillette’s 40-year career at NASA, and she discusses how the career path for women at NASA has changed over the years.

GSEHD Student Corey Adams Named Program Director at US Office of Personnel Management

December 7, 2019

GSEHD student Corey Adams (Human/Organizational Learning) promoted to Program Director for Leadership and Executive Development, Employee Engagement...

In Pictures: Elementary Education Class of 2019

May 28, 2019

The Master's of Elementary Education graduating class of 2019 takes a look back at their experiences in the program in this video.

"Conversations that Matter: Art that Uplifts" Featured in GW Today

April 20, 2019

GSEHD's April 2019 Conversations that Matter speaker series featured Gabriel "Asheru" Benn, founder of Hip Hop Educational Literacy Program, and Dr. Sheppard.

10 Strategies to Build on Student Collaboration in the Classroom

September 8, 2017

Collaborative learning, breaking students into groups to work on projects and learn from one another, has become ! of the core philosophies in classrooms today.

Mayberg Center Connects Academics and Work of Jewish Orgs

June 12, 2017

Learn more about the mission of GSEHD's newest center, the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership.

Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership Opens

March 27, 2017

The Mayberg Center officially opened during a dinner and reception on March 15, 2017. Read the full article in GWToday.

New Center to Focus on Advancement of Jewish Education

November 14, 2016

A gift from the Mayberg Foundation funded the creation of the new Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership within GSEHD.

Dr. Sylven Beck Receives Jane Lingo Alumni Outstanding Service Award

April 22, 2015

Dr. Beck was one of six GW graduates honored this year with the GW Alumni Association’s highest annual award for service.