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The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has approved the College's Endorsement in Bilingual and Dual Language Education. As one of two programs of its kind in the State, the 15-credit endorsement prepares PreK-12 teachers in Massachusetts who prove instruction in a language other than English (i.e. dual language programs, other bilingual programs).

Associate Professor of School Psychology, Dr. Sara Whitcomb, is Co-PI and doctoral student, Kelsey Gordon, is a GA on the Behavioral Health Integrated Resources for Children (BIRCh) Project funded by Boston Children's Collaboration for Community Health at Boston Children's Hospital.

Dr. Torrey Trust's spring 2019 students produced a wealth of helpful open educational resource (OER) tools. The Web Deesign Basics for Educators eBook alone was viewed over 1,500 times during its first week!

Erika Slocumb, who received her B.A. in Social Justice Education, and is currently working toward her Ph.D. in African American Studies, has curated the exhibition, the Reliquary of Blackness: An Exhibit of Oral Histories at Wistariahurst through October 23.

Dr. Jamila Lyiscott and Dr. Keisha Green are part of a team that has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant to conduct the project, "Short-Term Seminar Teachers Becoming Learners of Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Ghana." This project represents a partnership between the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research and the Secondary Teacher Education Program at the College of Education and will be implemented in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology & Heritage Studies at the University of Ghana-Legon

Each year the Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA) recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of Art Education in Massachusetts. Lora McNeece Barrett, Ed.D. '93, M.Ed. '87, has been chosen recipient of the Higher Education Art Educator of the Year for 2020.

Pempho Chinkondenji, a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Policy and Leadership, has been awarded an American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship. 

Sally Campbell Galman presented a work in progress paper at the Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference and led a workshop entitled, "Comics and ethnography: Using drawings in ethnographic storytelling, data gathering and analyses."

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