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Dr. Carmen Woodhall, Coordinator of Science Education Online, is working with co-author, Vicky Zygouris-Coe, on the book, Disciplinary Literacy Strategies that Support Science Learning in Grades 9-12, to be published in Fall 2020 by the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA).

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS) hosted its Summer 2019 Pre-Dissertation Grant Award Panel where several College of Education recipients presented their findings and participated in a Q & A.

Kat Stephens, doctoral candidate in Higher Education, will serve as chair at two sessions during the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Graduate Student Policy Seminar in Portland, Oregon in November.

As part of the UMass Amherst Department of Anthropology's 50th anniversary conference, “Engaging Anthropology," Language, Literacy, and Culture (LLC) students Rosa Alejandra Medina Riveros and Emma Britton with faculty members, Dr. Maria José Botelho and Dr. Theresa Austin, presented the panel, "Insights from entanglements in classroom research to journal publication - Learning & Living Ethnographic Lessons on criticality, reflexivity, and positionality."

We are proud to announce that many CSSR Affiliates and faculty and students in Higher Education will present at the 44th Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference Nov. 13-17. Check out the list of their studies!

CSSR Affiliate and Higher Ed doctoral candidate Cathy Manly won the GSIC Best Paper by a Graduate Student Award at the Northeastern Educational Research Association’s Annual Conference. Congratulations Cathy!

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!

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