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 College of Education in collaboration with Steppingtone Scholars Inc., received a $1.1 million grant to incorporate a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) out-of-school time (OST) program to students at Paul L. Dunbar and Tanner G. Duckrey Schools. The 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant will focus on building college preparatory academics and enrichment to the underserved K-8 schools.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology and her team at the Wisconsin HOPE lab, along with Temple’s Office of Institutional Research and Assessment conducted research to inform Temple's efforts to combat food insecurity on campus by opening a food pantry in the Howard Gittis Student Center. The pantry is slated to open in February.
Armando X. Estrada, assistant professor of adult & organizational development has been invited to serve as a Subject Matter Expert to the The Ministry of Defence of Georgia and The Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) on a project to improve gender balance and reduce barriers to women within the Georgian Armed Forces, in support of Georgia’s and NATO’s strategic objectives to implement UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and Related Resolutions.
Shondricka Burrell, who is pursuing a PhD in education with a concentration in science education, is one of the most recent recipients of the CADRE Fellowship through the National Science Foundation. CADRE, which stands for the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education, is a fellowship that works to build the capacity of students and early career professionals as they begin to pursue careers in STEM education research
The Intergenerational Center in the College of Education at Temple University received grants of more than $600,000 through a City of Philadelphia program.