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Pitt SOE Faculty Recognized at AERA Conference

Published on 4/17/2018 3:18:00 PM

A pair of University of Pittsburgh School of Education faculty members received early career awards over the weekend at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting in New York. Lindsay Page, PhD, assistant professor of research methodology, was named the 2018 Division L Early Car... Read More...

Educators Team Up to Develop Flexible Curricula on Ethiopia for K-12 Students

Published on 4/9/2018 11:48:00 AM

Maureen Porter, associate professor in Pitt’s School of Education’s Social and Comparative Analysis in Education program, led the group of Pitt educators in determining what types of Ethiopian folklife should be included in the new curricula. via PittWire The development of a rich new curriculum fo... Read More...

M. Najeeb Shafiq Serves as Key Contributor to 2018 World Development Report

Published on 3/8/2018 1:40:00 PM

M. Najeeb Shafiq, department chairperson of Administrative and Policy Studies in the University of Pittsbugh School of Education, and Professor of Education, Economics, and International Affairs, contributed to the 2018 World Development Report (WDR) : Learning to Realize Education's Promise. The W... Read More...

Pitt Experts Active in Drafting National Physical Activity Guidelines

Published on 3/7/2018 5:07:00 PM

A pair of University of Pittsburgh faculty members, along with 15 other top researchers from across the nation, recently steered the creation of the federal 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. John Jakicic, a D... Read More...

SOE Alumni Awards Reception Slated for April 6

Published on 3/6/2018 11:33:00 AM

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education cordially invites you and your guest to our Alumni Reception to present the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards and recognize our outstanding students. Friday, April 6, 2018 from 6–9:30 p.m. | The University Club • Ballroom B (123 University Place, Pitt... Read More...

SOE Duo Among Whirl Magazine 20 in Their 20's Selections

Published on 3/5/2018 1:42:00 PM

Two people affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Education have been named to the Whirl Magazine 20 in their 20s Class of 2018. Britnee Nwokeji , a current EdD student, and Jeremiah Davis , a member of the Heinz Fellows cohort, were named to the list of movers and shakers who are m... Read More...

Online SOE Graduate Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Published on 1/9/2018 1:38:00 PM

Complete Rankings | U.S. News & World Report The University of Pittsburgh School of Education has been ranked the No. 28 school in the nation in online graduate education programs by U.S. News & World Report , the publication announced Tuesday. At Pitt, School of Education online courses are taught... Read More...

Mary Kay Stein and Collaborators Receive $2.5 Million Grant to Study Teacher Learning

Published on 12/14/2017 9:20:00 AM

Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) Associate Director for Educational Research and Practice Mary Kay Stein has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation. The grant is part of the McDonnell Foundation’s newly formed Teachers as Learners (TAL) in... Read More...

Nominations Being Accepted for SOE Alumni Awards

Published on 11/21/2017 3:58:00 PM

The University of Pittsburgh's School of Education honors the outstanding accomplishments of its graduates through the Distinguished Alumni Awards program. Criteria for these awards include a recognition of professional achievement, commitment to the continued success of the School of Education and... Read More...

David Beck Named Educator of the Year by Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Published on 11/14/2017 2:24:00 PM

David Beck , a current EdD student in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education and an assistant professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences , was recently recognized as Pennsylvania Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants. Candidates for th... Read More...
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