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Impacts of school choice on segregation

Associate Professor of Education Erica Frankenberg is leading a study that explores how school choice is affecting racial composition and segregation in Pennsylvania schools.

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College of Education distinguished alumni among members of Provost’s Global Advisory Council

College of Education distinguished alumni among members of Provost’s Global Advisory Council

Two distinguished alumni from the College of Education are among the inaugural members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council, which held its first meeting Thursday, March 23, on the University Park campus.

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Alumni Achievement Award honorees boast early returns

Alumni Achievement Award honorees boast early returns

The Penn State Alumni Association will honor nine outstanding graduates, including two from the College of Education, with the Alumni Achievement Award during an official ceremony in late March.

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Workforce Education Graduate Student Association offers three speakers in April

The WEGSA (Workforce Education Graduate Student Association) will be hosting three speaker events in April. Attendance is free and the events will be livestreamed via Zoom and recorded.

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Education student receives scholarship from LGBTQA Student Resource Center

David Falk, a students studying secondary mathematics education, is one of five Penn State students to receive a scholarship from the LGBTQA Student Resource Center.

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Holders' $1.2M donation funds educational resources, education scholarship

Holders' $1.2M donation funds educational resources, education scholarship

John and Barbara Holder, 1965 alumni of Penn State’s College of Education, have made a $1.2 million estate commitment to be shared equally between the University Libraries and the College of Education. Half of the funds will endow an educational resources collection, and the other half will support an undergraduate scholarship for education majors.

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Jim Johnson, Jane Keat receive distinguished career awards

The longtime Penn State faculty members have been named as winners of the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) VOICE for Children Distinguished Career award.

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Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace

Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace

"We still have a way to go to have a truly inclusive democracy and race is probably the most important piece of that. ..."

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College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert

College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert

Nearly 60 Penn State students, including three from the College of Education, will take to the stage for the 11th annual Penn State President’s Concert, to be held March 16 at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.

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Student leadership conference to focus on education

The Penn State Lion Scouts once again will host a conference designed to promote networking and leadership development for undergraduate students. This year's conference will focus on leadership in education.

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Education faculty member to speak at the Africana Research Center's Luncheon Series

Jeanine Staples, associate professor of education and African-American studies, will present "The Scope and Sequence of White Oblivion (and How It Hurts and Kills People): Identifying & Dismantling White Supremacy Through an Endarkened Feminist Epistemological and Ontological Framework" at noon on March 27 in 217 Willard Building as part of the Africana Research Center in the Luncheon Series.

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Student group endows award

Student group endows award

Students involved in the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association are used to helping others. Now, their efforts will benefit one of their own, as the group has raised enough money to endow its own award.

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Presentation to focus on building community, embracing race

Presentation to focus on building community, embracing race

Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace, will speak on “Making ‘America’ Possible: A Conversation about Building Community and Embracing Race” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building on the Penn State University Park campus.

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Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant

Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant

Understanding demographic patterns with a school district a useful part of integration methods, Taylor says.

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Center for Education and Civil Rights to host forum Feb. 21

The Center for Education and Civil Rights will host a forum from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in 236 Chambers Building, to discuss policy continuity and change in civil rights in post-secondary and professional education in the Trump Administration.

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Policy brief brings national attention to family literacy

A new policy brief out of Penn State’s Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy has identified a critical need for family literacy programs across the United States and calls for increased funding of these programs nationwide.

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New database connects Penn State with Pennsylvania schools

New database connects Penn State with Pennsylvania schools

Navigate Education in PA is an online database created by the staff of the Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS) that contains information on more than 4,800 Pennsylvania education agencies, including public, private and charter schools, intermediate units, career and technology centers and higher education institutions.

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American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings

American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings

That the American Journal of Education rose to fourth in the most recent SCImago Journal & Country Rank is impressive enough. The pace of its meteoric advancement from not being ranked among the top 50 in 2012 to where it is today is what caught the collective eye of its co-editors.

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Study examines education professionals' use of Pinterest

Study examines education professionals' use of Pinterest

Assistant Professor of School Psychology Cristin Hall leads a study investigating the "pinning" behaviors of school psychologists and the quality of the content they are sharing.

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Education student organizes diversity conference

Education student organizes diversity conference

College of Education senior Annie Cave has collaborated with her professors to organize “Preparing for the Future: Educating ALL students in ALL Spaces,” a diversity-in-education themed conference scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11.

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