Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Exam Pass Rate Climbs 17%

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The pass rate on the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam climbed 17% to 87% for 2015. The Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) is a graduate-level certification in behavior analysis. Professionals who are certified at the BCBA level are independent practitioners who provide behavior-analytic services. In addition, BCBAs supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavior Technicians, and others who implement behavior-analytic interventions.

Rising Research Stars explore the link between social and life sciences

Dr. Carol Brandt

As part of grant from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Carol Brandt, Associate Professor of Science Education and a team of researchers will explore a novel model for graduate education that centers on the body as a link between the social and life sciences, including geography and genomics. Part of the grant involves graduate students collaborating on an interactive exhibit with the Franklin Institute.

Alumnus honored at the White House

Erskine Glover

Erskine Glover, EDU '96, a Newark school principal and some of his school's staff members will be heading to the White House Tuesday for a celebration of their work and that of other top educators. Glover earned a Master in Education from the College of Education at Temple University in 1996.

Institute on Disabilities Presents "A Fierce Kind of Love"

A Fierce Kind of Love

Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities presents the world premiere of A Fierce Kind of Love, a play by Drama Desk-nominee and Pig Iron Theatre Company co-founder Suli Holum and directed by Philadelphia theater veteran David Bradley. An exploration of the intellectual disabilities rights movement in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, the play runs from April 7-17, 2016 at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia.

Dr. Sarah Cordes discusses property tax reform and education finance in Pennsylvania

Dr. Sarah Cordes

Sarah Cordes, a professor of educational leadership policy at Temple University in Philadelphia, asserts that the most pressing problem in education finance is not funding sources. It is the fact that Pennsylvania is one of the few states that do not have an education funding formula that allocates state funds based on the current characteristics of a district—for example, a district’s wealth, student characteristics, and changes in different categories of enrollment.

Dr. Gregory Anderson coauthors chapter of book selected for AERA Division J 2016 Outstanding Publication Award

Dr. Gregory M. Anderson

Dr. Gregory M. Anderson coauthored chapter of Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education, published in 2015 by John Hopkins University Press. This edited book was selected for the American Education Research Association (AERA) Division J 2016 Outstanding Publication Award. The award recognizes scholars for specific publications judged as making substantial contributions to the literature and/or practice of higher education.

College of EDTalk: Pennsylvania Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera

Pedro Rivera hosting a EdTalk
On Thursday, March 24th, 2016 Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera, participated in an EDtalk, coordinated through the collaboration of Dr. Lori Shorr, Associate Professor of Urban Education and Mr. Jason Bozzone, Assistant Dean for Career and Student Development & Special Events. This student centered led talk focused on education and career development while sharing his personal story of growing up in Philadelphia and establishing a career in education. 
 

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