The program committee for the 10th Annual Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference is accepting proposals for papers, panels, symposia and other conference sessions through Jan. 23, 2015.
Associate Professor Ewa McGrail was selected for the 2014 Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award from the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators.
Gertrude Tinker Sachs has been appointed chair of the College of Education’s Department of Middle and Secondary Education, effective January 5, 2015.
Kinesiology and Health Chair Jacalyn Lund was one of the Georgia State faculty and staff who welcomed Brazilian administrators and faculty from the University of Pernambuco and members of the Pernambuco government to campus.
Three COE faculty have been awarded a five-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration to prepare rehabilitation counselors to work with people with mental illness.
Caitlin McMunn Dooley was awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a curriculum for integrating computer science into urban elementary school classrooms.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the COE $7.5 million for its new Collaboration and Resources for Encouraging and Supporting Transformations in Education (CREST-Ed) program.
On Sept. 18, the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence will start a new chapter of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization aimed at teaching 6th through 12th grade girls 21st century computing skills.
The Omicron Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the international honor society in education, was awarded the Silver Literacy Alive Award for its academic carnival project.
The College of Education’s Educational Research Bureau has been renamed the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP), effective Sept. 1.