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Graduate Kurt Kondrich and Daughter Chloe Named as Finalists in 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards

Published on 8/28/2015 6:00:00 AM

Kurt Kondrich, a graduate of the School of Education Early Intervention Program, and his daughter Chloe, have been named finalists for the 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards, a program honoring individuals and organizations in western Pennsylvania's healthcare industry. The honor will be formally annou... Read More...

Department Chair Suzanne Lane Co-Edits "Handbook of Test Development"

Published on 8/24/2015 6:00:00 AM

Psychology in Education Department Chair and Professor Suzanne Lane co-edited the book Handbook of Test Development . Published by Routledge and co-edited by Mark Raymond and Thomas Haladyna, the book will be released on September 25, 2015. The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development pro... Read More...

Graduate Student Dana Winters Appointed to Journal of College Student Development Review Board

Published on 8/21/2015 6:00:00 AM

Dana Winters, PhD student in Administrative and Policy Studies Department, has been appointed to the review board for the Research in Brief/On Campus section of the Journal of College Student Development , which is the largest and leading source of research about college students and the field of s... Read More...

Associate Professor Sean Kelly and Graduate Student Laura Northrop Collaborate for New Study in "American Educational Research Journal"

Published on 8/19/2015 6:00:00 AM

In a new study published in the American Educational Research Journal , Associate Professor Sean Kelly and PhD candidate Laura Northrop, also a lecturer at Pitt and John Carroll University, report that early career teachers who graduated from the most selective colleges are more likely to leave the ... Read More...

Sally Sherman - Inspiring Health Through Movement

Published on 8/17/2015 6:00:00 AM

Name: Sally Sherman Current Degree Program: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Exercise Physiology Previous Degree Program: Master of Science (MS) in Health, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease (’13) How did you get interested in the field? I came to the program from a very different background than ... Read More...

Assistant Professor Shannon Wanless Co-Edited Double Issue of "Early Education and Development" Journal

Published on 8/13/2015 6:00:00 AM

Shannon Wanless, an assistant professor in the Applied Developmental Psychology program, co-edited a newly published double issue of the Early Education and Development journal, with Professor Megan McClelland from Oregon State University. The focus of both issues is self-regulation across differen... Read More...

Center for Urban Education Presents Speaker Series with Russ Skiba on October 22

Published on 8/10/2015 6:00:00 AM

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Western Pa Writing Project Explores "21st Century Notebooking"

Published on 8/5/2015 11:57:00 AM

The School of Education's Western Pennsylvania Writing Project (WPWP), with support from the National Writing Project, the Grable Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation, is leading an ongoing inquiry project of 20 teachers and educators who have committed to experimenting, documenting, and reflect... Read More...

School of Education Dean Alan Lesgold Announces Retirement

Published on 7/31/2015 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of University of Pittsburgh News Services.] Alan Lesgold, dean of the School of Education and a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s Council of Deans since 2000, will step down as dean in August 2016. Under Lesgold’s leadership, the School of Education has emb... Read More...

Alexis Contreras - Fostering the Behavioral Development of Youth

Published on 7/30/2015 6:00:00 AM

Name: Alexis Contreras Degree Program: Master of Science (MS) in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) ADP Track: 1.) Child and Youth Work and 2.) Behavioral Health in Schools and Communities Alexis Contreras, who graduated from the Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) master’s degree program in... Read More...
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