School of Education
Did you miss our Ensuring Learning for All Students Conference?
No problem. Presentation materials and video of the keynote address are now available online.
Project Exc-EL, or Excellence for English Learners, the program will combine evidence-based strategies for classroom teaching with support provided by community partners and agencies including the Center for Secondary School Redesign, Westchester Community College, Pace University and the RSHM Life Center. Plus Alpha Research, based in Arlington, Va, will provide evaluation and research support.
Sleepy Hollow has been named one of nine "Breakthrough Schools" nationally by the MetLife Foundation and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The MetLife Foundation-NASSP Breakthrough Schools program showcases middle level and high schools that are high achieving or have dramatically improved student achievement while serving large numbers of students who live in poverty.
From a service-learning experience in the Caribbean to implementing online teaching & learning in your school, there's something for students at all levels: undergraduate, graduate and practicing teachers.
Dean Spencer's recent study of the consequences of failing to address mental health issues in students, “Blind Spot: The Impact of Missed Early Warning Signs on Children’s Mental Health,” is explored by The Washington Post in light of the recent mass shooting at the Washington DC Navy Yard.
School of Education Professors Decry New Teacher Evaluation System
Read the statement in The Journal News' The Hall Monitor education blog.
Center for Literacy Enrichment Awarded Gannett Foundation Grant
The Gannett Foundation/Journal News Media Group awarded $5,000 to the Center for Literacy Enrichment at Pace University in renewed support of its work to meet the literacy enrichment needs of students in Westchester County for more than 40 years.
Applications Being Accepted for our STARS Inclusive Adolescent Education Graduate Program!
Discounted Tuition for January '14 Applicants!
View our Dean's List
DR. JOAN WALKER'S RESEARCH NAMED BEST PUBLISHED IN 2012
Innovative Research Leads to Development of Free Online Course on Parent-Teacher Interactions
School of Education professor Joan Walker, PhD, has won a prestigious award for best research article of the year – the 2013 Outstanding Journal of Teacher Education (JTE) Article Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the premier professional organization for American teacher education.
The award review committee noted how Dr. Walker's focus on teacher-parent interactions addresses a critical component that is overlooked in many teacher preparation programs. Dr. Walker's research that has led to the development of an innovative online course on parent-teacher interactions - view a brief video about the project here.