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Assistant Professor Christopher Kline Interviewed for "The Huffington Post" on Exercise Versus Extra Sleep

Published on 11/23/2015 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Christopher Kline was interviewed for The Huffington Post on whether it is more important to exercise or get extra sleep. Kline is also an exercise and sleep researcher at the School of Education's Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center. Read More...

PhD Student Shaun Tomaszewski Invited to First-Ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools

Published on 11/20/2015 6:00:00 AM

On November 10, Pittsburgh Public Schools education coordinator and PhD student Shaun Tomaszewski joined other students, educators, and philanthropists from across the country for the White House's first-ever Summit on Next-Generation High Schools . Hosted by the Office of Science Technology, the e... Read More...

PhD Student Christina Kelsey Zigler Published in the "British Journal of Dermatology"

Published on 11/18/2015 6:00:00 AM

PhD research methodology student Christina Kelsey Zigler was published in the British Journal of Dermatology in an article that validated a way to measure skin thickness in pediatric-localized scleroderma patients--a disease involving the chronic hardening and tightening of the skin and connective t... Read More...

EdD Student Named Assistant Principal of Carson Middle School

Published on 11/13/2015 6:00:00 AM

The North Allegheny school board hired EdD student Erin Crimone as assistant principal for Carson Middle School. Crimone is currently a unit principal at Mt. Lebanon High School. She has also been assistant to the principal, a teacher, and a coach at Keystone Oaks Middle School. She is working on a ... Read More...

EdD Student Sean Aiken Hired as Shaler Area School District Superintendent

Published on 11/12/2015 6:00:00 AM

Sean Aiken, who is currently studying in the doctorate of education (EdD) program, was hired by Shaler Area School District as its superintendent. Aiken, assistant superintendent in the West Allegheny School District, will take over at Shaler on December 1. "Mr. Aiken has proven himself as an educa... Read More...

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page and LRDC Research Associate Jennifer Iriti in Pittsburgh Business Times for Pittsburgh Promise Research

Published on 11/10/2015 6:00:00 AM

Lindsay Page Jennifer Iriti Assistant Professor Lindsay Page and LRDC Research Associate Jennifer Iriti, who is also an adjunct faculty member, were quoted in the Pittsburgh Business Times as part of a research report on the Pittsburgh Promise, which helps students in Pittsburgh plan, prepare, and ... Read More...

Assistant Professor Shannon Wanless Co-Writes Paper for "Early Childhood Research Quarterly"

Published on 11/9/2015 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Shannon Wanless co-wrote a new paper in Early Childhood Research Quarterly on two distinct pathways to the way that children develop self-regulation skills. Wanless, who teaches in the Applied Developmental Psychology program, wrote the article with the late Associate Professor ... Read More...

EdD Alumna Lindsay Pfister Hired as Director of Human Resources for West Jefferson Hills School District

Published on 11/6/2015 6:00:00 AM

EdD graduate Lindsay Pfister was hired by West Jefferson Hills School District as its director of human resources. Pfister started her career as a teacher, teaching for 12 years from kindergarten through eight grade in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. She then became principal of Our Lady of Grace School,... Read More...

Associate Professor Patricia Crawford Publishes Article in "Childhood Education" Journal

Published on 11/4/2015 6:00:00 AM

Associate Department Chair and Associate Professor Patricia Crawford wrote a new article in Childhood Education , which the Association for Childhood Education International publishes. The article is titled "Rock of Ages: Developing Healthy Perspectives of Aging in the Elementary Grades, in Childho... Read More...

Send in Nominations for School of Education 2016 Alumni Awards

Published on 11/3/2015 6:00:00 AM

We are seeking nominations for the School of Education’s 2016 Alumni Awards. Through this program, we honor the outstanding accomplishments of our alumni and students. Criteria for these awards include a recognition of professional achievement, commitment to the continued success of the School of Ed... Read More...
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