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The first banquet for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards was held on May 1 to recognize Hampden County West award winners. Among the winners was Katerina Sherrick, a History Teacher License graduate from the Bridges to the Future pathway. Katerina was joined by her mentor, Irene LaRoche, College of Education alum and Amherst Regional Middle School teacher. Kudos, Katerina!
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John McCarthy, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, released an update for Graduate Student Employees.
Doctoral, Ed.S. and M.Ed. students: Don't forget these important form deadlines!
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We are pleased to announce the new editorial team for Equity & Excellence in Education!
Congratulations to Dr. Betsy McEneaney and Dr. Beverley Bell, who have been awarded a Teacher Diversification Pilot Program grant and Public Service Endowment Grant (PSEG) for partnering with Holyoke Public Schools to develop a Grow Your Own (GYO) Program.
Distinguished University Professor Dr. Stephen Sireci and Associate Professor Dr. Craig Wells have authored the article, Evaluating Random and Systematic Error in Student Growth Percentiles in Applied Measurement in Education. Bravo Steve and Craig!
A round of applause for Dr. Sarah Fefer who is Co-Principal Investigator on the Institute for Educational Sciences (IES) grant, "Efficacy of a Selective Intervention to Improve Middle School Students' Subjective Well-Being."
Kudos to Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi, Social Justice Education alumna, who has released the book, White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America.
A standing ovation for Ph.D. student Kat Stephens' original creative scholarship, Just a Unicorn, was posted and published in the JCSCORE Journal's special Issue - Disability Justice, Race & Education.