The research and work of College of Education faculty and graduate students are the focus of more than 40 sessions at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting to be held in Washington, DC on April 8-12.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab will join the faculty of the College of Education at Temple University as Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology on July 1. She is known for her research on college access and affordability.
Drs. Steven Jay Gross and Joan Poliner Shapiro author Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership: Reclaiming School Reform published by Routledge. This book presents a cohesive framework for aspiring and practicing leaders to explore the complex nature of leadership that can support democratic citizenry and social responsibility. Organized around the 5 "New DEEL" visions for leadership, chapters illustrate real people who embody these principles. This compelling vision for educational leadership, combined with diverse and vibrant examples of leadership in action, will serve as a critical guide for the rising generation of democratic ethical educational leaders in the US and abroad.
To understand that world, we turned to the best person on campus for an insider’s perspective: Jodi Levine Laufgraben, EDU ’95, a doctor of education and 26-year member of the Office of the Provost— the nerve center of Temple’s academic enterprise.
Dr. Lori Shorr, Mayor Michael Nutter's chief education officer, will join Temple University as an associate professor of urban education.
Dr. Joan Poliner Shapiro coauthor of Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, named Routledge Education November 2015 Author of the Month. Shapiro is a Professor of Higher Education at Temple University’s College of Education.
Associate Professors Wanda Brooks and Yasuko Kanno have been named editors of leading national education journals. Brooks was named co-editor of Language Arts, a professional, peer-reviewed journal for elementary and middle school teachers and teacher educators. Kanno has assumed editorship of Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, an international forum for interdisciplinary research grounded in theory and of interest to scholars and policymakers.
Deans for Impact, an organization of which College of Education Dean Gregory M. Anderson is a member, launched its first major programmatic initiative with the release of The Science of Learning. Deans for Impact is a national nonprofit organization representing leaders in teacher training who are committed to transforming and elevating the teaching profession.
Taylor & Francis is pleased to announce that Yasuko Kanno, Associate Professor in the College of Education at Temple University has assumed the editorship this month of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education,
The Urban Education program at Temple University, College of Education was awarded a $476,497 research grant from The William Penn Foundation through its Closing the Achievement Gap Initiative on May 1, 2015 for Teacher Preparation and Quality: The Role of Pre-service Experiences in Early Classroom Performance.