The College of Education’s School Psychology program hosted its 37th annual School Psychology Conference on March 2nd. Nearly 200 students, faculty, and practitioners attended a variety of sessions addressing today’s issues in school psychology.
Amanda Guld Fisher, assistant professor recently co-authored a book that focuses on evidence-based practices in assessment and intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The book was published as part of the Momentum Press Child Clinical Psychology “Nuts and Bolts” Collection.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology discusses why free college is an investment that will pay off in growth and innovation in a recent The Wall Street Journal article.
Bill McDonough EDU '89 is the President and CEO of Constellation, a "growing partnership of mutual liability insurers that unite to provide solutions and support to physicians", such as insurance for medical malpractice lawsuits and providing stress management for both the physicians and the injured patients. Based out of Saint Paul, MN, Bill's main role is to provide leadership in both financial and operational direction.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected James Earl Davis, Bernard C. Watson Endowed Chair in Urban Education and Professor of Higher Education and Educational Leadership as a 2018 AERA Fellow. AERA Fellows are selected on the basis of their notable and sustained research achievements.
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.