College of Education Statement of Inclusivity
The College of Education has issued a statement of inclusivity to highlight the underlying values of our organization in support of all students, staff, and faculty. These values are predicated on promoting education—in schools, in the workplace, in organizations, and in the community—as a critically important way to achieve social justice and equality of opportunity.
The Pew Charitable Trusts awarded funding to the Intergenerational Center at the College of Education, along with 27 other Philadelphia-area organizations that work to preserve the dignity, independence, and quality of life of the region's frail seniors, many of whom are struggling with economic hardship, social isolation, and health and mobility challenges. Nearly $4.52 million over the next three years was awarded to assist approximately 44,000 elderly people annually.
Having survived the first weeks of college as a new student is only the beginning and your next few years will be packed with endless opportunities. Professor of teaching and learning, Tim Fukawa-Connelly shared his top three tips on how to make the most out of your time at Temple University!
Edward Fergus, assistant professor of
policy, organizational, & leadership Studies, will join a panel of experts in a briefing by the Maryland Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights at Morgan State University. Experts will discuss how rates of discipline, suspension, and expulsion disproportionately affect students of color and students with disabilities.
Professor of practice in educational leadership, Peshe Kuriloff, and associate professor of policy, organizational & leadership studies, Will Jordan, recently released, “Preparing Teachers for Urban Schools,” a summary report discussing their findings of an 8-month study to better understand the challenges facing new teachers in urban schools. The results of the study provide a detailed picture of the challenges facing new teachers in urban environments, as well as a framework for teacher education and induction programs to meet the needs of new teachers.
Temple’s Urban Youth Leadership Academy is built on the idea that an opportunity is not an opportunity if its existence is unknown. Urban Youth Leadership Academy propels middle school students toward high-school and college success.