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The School of Education hosts events information sessions, orientations and open houses during the year. Some of these are targeted at future students, while others are to help current students during their course of study. Please look at the listing below for upcoming events in both the SOE and at Pitt. For more information regarding events held within the School, please call 412-648-2230 or e-mail

The School of Education Holding Open House on November 15

Published on 8/27/2014 6:00:00 AM

Are you considering graduate studies at Pitt's School of Education? Come spend the morning with faculty, staff, and current students and hear about your program of interest and the application, admissions, and financial aid processes. The open house is on Saturday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m., followe... Read More...

New Workshop on Incorporating Sociological Skills into Social Studies Teaching Set for Fall 2014

Published on 6/9/2014 6:00:00 AM

The School of Education is holding a Sociology for Social Studies Workshop in fall 2014, a two-day professional development event to promote the incorporation of sociological concepts and skills into the secondary social studies curriculum. The event will occur from October 20-21, 2014, in Posvar Ha... Read More...

Mary Margaret Kerr Featured on WESA Radio and in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published on 5/8/2013 2:55:00 PM

Essential Pittsburgh, a live one-hour program broadcast weekdays from noon to 1 p.m. on WESA Radio (90.5 FM), will feature an interview today, May 8, with Mary Margaret Kerr, professor of psychology in education at the University of Pittsburgh. Essential Pittsburgh host Paul Guggenheimer will inter... Read More...

Professor Mary Margaret Kerr Will Join Pitt Falk School Students to Test Young Visitor Booklets at Flight 93 National Memorial on May 2

Published on 5/1/2013 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh Office of Public Affairs and the National Park Service.] University of Pittsburgh faculty and graduate students, together with approximately 80 fifth- and sixth-grade students and teachers from Pitt’s Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory Schoo... Read More...

Western Pa Writing Project and Carnegie Science Center Chosen for Intersections Partnership Award

Published on 4/17/2013 6:00:00 AM

The Western Pa Writing Project (WPWP) and Carnegie Science Center (CSC) have been selected for an Intersections Partnership Award . The WPWP and CSC were one of just five partnerships selected nationwide. The other four partnerships include the Central Arizona Writing Project and Arizona Science Cen... Read More...

McKeesport Area Fourth Grade Students Visit the School of Education

Published on 3/5/2013 6:00:00 AM

Last Friday a group of around 75 George Washington Elementary School students and their parents and teachers visited the School of Education. The students traveled from McKeesport to Posvar Hall, which was decorated with sets of different-colored panther paw prints that led four groups of students ... Read More...

School of Education Celebrates Homecoming Weekend on October 12

Published on 9/5/2012 10:00:00 AM

The School of Education would like to encourage its alumni to attend the school’s Homecoming Weekend Reception for an evening of reconnecting with fellow alumni and friends. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served before the University’s Fireworks & Laser Show. When: Friday, October 12, 2012 ... Read More...

School of Education 2012 Graduation Ceremony

Published on 4/30/2012 7:00:00 AM

Students, families, faculty, and staff gathered together on Sunday, April 29 to celebrate the School of Education graduating class of 2012. What follows are some photos from the event, along with excerpts from Dean Alan Lesgold’s introduction and Wendell McConnaha’s address to the 293 attending gra... Read More...

Film Director and Falk Alumnus Rob Marshall Featured on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in Advance of School of Education Alumni Awards

Published on 3/23/2012 1:00:00 AM

Director Rob Marshall, whose films include “Chicago" and “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” was mentioned in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette blog in advance of his appearances at the University of Pittsburgh. Yesterday at Pitt he addressed and answered questions for a student leadership class ... Read More...

International History and Philosophy of Science Teaching Group 2013

Published on 3/13/2012 1:17:00 PM

The University of Pittsburgh is proud to host the biennial meeting of the International History and Philosophy of Science Teaching Group in June 2013. Details about contacts, dates, registration, submissions, accommodation and travel will soon appear here. Read More...
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