News Archive January-February 2014
The Penn State College of Education announced that Lani Guinier, the Bennett Boskey professor of law at Harvard Law School, will be the keynote speaker at its interdisciplinary civil rights conference in June 2014.
Lori McGarry, teacher at Park Forest Elementary, wins the National History Teacher of the Year award for Pennsylvania.
Ali Carr-Chellman, professor of education and department head of Learning and Performance Systems, examines the effect private, for-profit companies are having on the public school system.
William Rothwell, professor of education, and his co-authors wrote a book that shares how organizations can improve performance in the workplace.
Discovery Space and its director of education, Michele Crowl, a College of Education doctoral student in science education, have a mission to provide engaging science experiences to children in and around State College.
College of Education supervisors provide essential guidance and instruction to student-teachers as they work through their classroom internships.
A study by, associate professor of special education, and his colleagues Marianne Hillemeier, George Farkas, and Steve Maczuga indicates that Black children and children in homes where a language other than English is being spoken are less likely to receive an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis by school entry.
The College of Education is partnering with Penn State World Campus to offer a new master's degree in organization development and change.
Mark Threeton, assistant professor of education, and Richard Walter, associate professor emeritus of education, wrote a book that is designed to help technical educators effectively manage their classrooms and labs.
Research by two College of Education faculty members, Kimberly Powell and Stephanie Serriere, explores how individuals engaged different social justice and democracy issues through theater techniques.
Talia Carroll, a student leader in the College of Education, has pursued roles in which she could develop personally and professionally.
A recent gift to Penn State made by Jeffery King and his family is helping support an anti-bullying project in the College of Education.
Chad Littlefield is a unique leader in the College of Education who works to make a difference one smile at a time.