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Rose named Upward Bound program director

Dec 13, 2012

Tyson Rose (M.Ed. 2011) was selected as the Upward Bound program director, UMass Amherst.  Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO program that serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.

Crandall’s article talks about girls, bullying and middle school hierarchies

Dec 09, 2012

Language, literacy and culture concentration student Cara Crandall’s article “Into the Woods” was posted on the Gender and Education Association’s online journal November 18. Crandall is a middle school English language arts teacher and researcher who is interested in the stories adolescents tell about their lives.

Morales will present papers

Nov 28, 2012

Daniel Morales, doctoral student, language , literacy and culture concentration,  will present the paper “’Education is a Consumer Good’: An Analysis of Neoliberal Ideology in Chilean Education" at the American Association for Applied Linguistics, and the paper "Realizing the Power of Movements through Multicultural Education" at the National Association for Multicultural Education which also awarded Morales one of the Association's scholarships.


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Lazdowski’s proposal accepted

Nov 28, 2012

COE doctoral student Katie Lazdowski's proposal, "Evaluating the Responsiveness of a Transitional Bilingual Curriculum in the Local Context: Mali, West Africa" was accepted for a paper presentation at American Education Research Association (AERA) annual conference 2013. Lazdowski is in the language, literacy and culture concentration.


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Chung-Constant’s article in journal

Nov 27, 2012

An article, “Race, Gender, and Religion in the Performance of Self in an ESL Program” by COE doctoral student Tamara Chung-Constant was published in the November issue of Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies.

Three doctoral students from Georgia studying at UMass Amherst School of Education

Nov 26, 2012

Three students from the Republic of Georgia have begun their doctoral studies in Educational Policy & Leadership with specializations in International Education.  The students are: Lasha Kokilashvili, Tamara Lomiashvili and Natia Mzhavanadze.

McKinnon Served as Guest Editor of “Ab Initio International"

Nov 20, 2012

Doctoral student Lee McKinnon, Children, Families and Schools concentration,  served as guest editor for the Brazelton Institute on-line publication, “Ab Initio International.”  This publication is designed to promote the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge about developmental processes in the first years of life, with a special emphasis on prevention and treatment.  This issue includes McKinnon’s interview with T. Berry Brazelton, noted pediatrician, author and developer of the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale.

Barbosa is Visiting Scholar from Brazil

Nov 20, 2012

Roberto G. Barbosa is a visiting scholar who is a doctoral student in science education at the University of Londrina in Brazil. He is the recipient of a full fellowship from the Brazilian government as a part of its Science Without Borders scholarship initiative.

Harak receives NERA Teacher as Researcher Award

Aug 02, 2012

Phil Harak , a doctoral candidate in the Social Justice Education concentration, was selected as the 2012 Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) Teacher as Researcher award recipient for his research on “Supporting Public High School Teachers in a Context of Multiple Mandates: A Social Justice Approach to Professional Learning Communities.”

2012-13 COE Scholarship Recipients Named

Jul 26, 2012

Rebecca Allen  :  Mary Margaret Whittaker-Webster Memorial Scholarship
Durryle    Brooks : Joseph W. Keilty Memorial Scholarship
Stephanie Burger : Meline Kasparian Scholarship
Sadie Cora : Grace Norton Carney Scholarship
Nicole Crosby : Grace Norton Carney Scholarship
Stephanie Cuenoud :  Meline Kasparian Scholarship
Kate Curtin : "Paul J. Carney Reasons to Give"


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