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GSEHD Alumnus Dr. Jeffrey Danilak Named Principal

May 01 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. Jeffrey Danilak (master's, Educational Leadership and Administration) has been named the new principal of Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, DE. Dr. Danilak has 23 years of experience in Catholic school leadership, including the last seven as principal at Holy Ghost Prep in Bensalem, PA.

GSEHD Survey Cited by Article

May 01 - A survey conducted by GSEHD's Center on Education Policy in 2015 was cited in the Atlanta Journal Constitution's article, "Gwinnett high school seniors lament too many tests."

Dr. Kester Quoted by GW Today

May 01 - Dr. Joan Kester was quoted in GW Today's article "Transitioning to Adulthood with Autism Spectrum Disorder." Dr. Kester has been collaborating with Dr. Sean Cleary from GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health for the past year.

Dr. Streitwieser Presents Two Papers at Conference

May 01 - Dr. Bernhard Streitwieser presented two papers at the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) conference in San Francisco: 1) a highlighted panel with the Open Society Foundation entitled "Unleashing the Power of Higher Education Institutions to Advocate for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants" and 2) "Emerging Decolonized Collaboration Models," a round table panel for a forthcoming special journal issue.

Dr. Cseh Publishes Two Peer-Reviewed Chapters in Book

May 01 - Dr. Maria Cseh published two peer-reviewed chapters in the book Evidence-Based Initiatives for Organizational Change and Development, which is part of the Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA) Book Series. One chapter was co-authored with GSEHD alumna Dr. Beatriz Coningham (Ed.D., Human and Organizational Learning) entitled "Culturally-informed evidence-based organizational change and development through the lens of complexity theory" and the other with Dr. John Baaki from Old Dominion University entitled, "Creating a business unit within a large sports and entertainment organization’s theater operation: Reflections on the change process.

GSEHD Alumnus Dr. Ronald Taylor Named New Superintendent

May 01 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. Ronald Taylor (Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Administration) has been named the Superintendent for the South Orange-Maplewood School District in New Jersey, effective July 8, 2019. Dr. Taylor started his career as a kindergarten teacher. During his years as an educator he was an assistant principal in the DC Public Schools (DCPS) as well as an award-winning principal in DCPS, before moving to a Regional Superintendent role in Newark. He joined Willingboro (NJ) as Superintendent eight years ago where his research-based, data-driven approach resulted in bringing academic and operational stability to Willingboro, according to officials.

GSEHD Students Receive Awards at GW Research Days

May 01 - GSEHD Students Receive Awards at GW Research Days
  • Yiqing Xu (master's, Early Childhood Special Education) and Zachary Goldman (Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction) tied for first place under the graduate student poster category of Studies of Education and Organizational Learning. Ms. Xu's poster was entitled, "What Does Social-Emotional Learning Look Like in Mainland China?" Mr. Goldman's poster was entitled, "A Dual Mediation Model to Describe the Effects of Digital Practice with Feedback."
  • Lois DiNatale (Ed.D., Human and Organizational Learning) won the second place award under the category of Behavioral, Social and Cultural Studies for her poster "The cultural development of moral repair in US military veterans: A hermeneutic phenomenological study."

GSEHD Alumnus Dr. Eric A. Levine Named President and CEO

May 01 - GSEHD alumnus Dr. Eric A. Levine (master's in Special Education and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership) has been named the new President and CEO of CooperRiis, a residential mental health treatment community in North Carolina. Dr. Levine is the former Executive Director of ClearView Communities, a residential treatment program in Frederick, MD, for adults with serious and persistent mental health challenges.