School of Education In the News
5.13.2013 - The Hill Congress Blog "Congress Must Act Now to Address Mental Illness in Schoolchildren" This op-ed by Dean Spencer supports The Mental Health in Schools Act of 2013 (S. 195), as related to her earlier advocacy for identifying and addressing urgent needs in children's mental and developmental health, to not only prevent incidents of violence, but to create greater opportunities for all children.
4.18.2013 - Pleasantville Daily Voice Pace Education Leaders Host Student Films, Awards at Jacob Burns A preview of the Pace School of Education Teacher Opportunity Corps Program presentation of School of Education student films at the Jacob Burns Film Center Media Arts Lab in Pleasantville on April 18. The exhibition will feature a short film inspired by an urban expedition to the community of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn to explore a key guiding question: How do we use a community’s resources to promote social justice and student engagement in our classrooms and ultimately, in our schools? In addition, students will each share a slice of their own lives through short digital narratives.
4.4.2013 - The Journal News Eastchester Principal Walter Moran To Be New Superintendent Eastchester Middle School Principal Walter Moran has been selected as the new superintendent for the district. Dr. Moran earned a master’s degree in educational administration from Pace University and his doctorate in executive leadership from Fordham University.
3.21.2013 - NBC Latino Challenges and Tips for Raising Bilingual Children Professor Xiao-lei Wang, PhD, shares tips and strategies for raising multi-lingual children, based on her extensive research.
3.18.2013 - Education Week Better Parent-Teacher Conferences Goal of Online Class Associate Professor Joan Walker speaks with Education Week's "K-12 Parents and the Public Blog" about her award-winning research on parent-teacher communication and the development of an online course to help educators engage in important conversations with families.
2.15.2013 - The Journal News White House Offers Some Details on Pre-K Plans Professor Xiao-lei Wang, PhD, provided commentary about the importance of pre-K stimulation in early childhood, and the impact of the President's proposal in closing the achievement gap and educational equity.
2.11.2013 - Center for Literacy Enrichment Featured on Noticias Mundo FOX Sister St. John Delany, director of the Pace School of Education Center for Literacy Enrichment, was interviewed for a TV segment on FOX’s Spanish language network, and included tips for helping Spanish-speaking children learn the English language.
2.4.2013 - The Hartford Courant Screening Kids for Mental Health Critical An op-ed co-authored by Dean Spencer advocates identifying and addressing urgent needs in children's mental and developmental health, in light of recent school shootings in Newtown, Chicago and other communities.
1.28.2013 - The Next America by National Journal Workforce Q&A: Consortium Tackles Family, Class Issues in Steering Minorities to STEM Majors The School of Education's Dr. Lauren Birney and Dr. Jonathan Hill (Seidenberg) discuss the challenges and opportunities in engaging traditionally underrepresented minority students in STEM disciplines and degree programs.
1.13.2013 - The Journal News Learning the Art of Teaching Dean Spencer talks about the use of technology in preparing our undergraduate candidates.
1.4.2013 - Westchester County Business Journal Credits, Clients and Awards WCBJ published a photo from the Pace STEM Collaboratory launch celebration.
1.2.2013 - The Journal News Spanish-Speaking Children to Get Reading Help The School of Education's Center for Literacy Enrichment is partnering with the El Centro Hispano community center to provide literacy instruction to kindergartners and first graders.
12.28.2012 - Connecticut Post Possible Asperger's Connection to Shooting Sparks Fear, Outrage Includes commentary from TARA Center Director Dr. Mary Cohen about misconceptions related to persons with Asperger's Syndrome. Also published in Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, and Norwalk Citizen Online.
12.21.2012 - The Hill Congress Blog "Let's talk to each other about STEM" Op-ed by Lauren Birney and Jonathan Hill of the Pace STEM Collaboratory.
CBS2's Weijia Jiang reports from Trinity Church in Manhattan and PS 124 in Chinatown where students made cards of support for Sandy Hook Elementary. The School of Education's Jordan Tempro, a Pleasantville BA/MSEd candidate (Childhood Education & Special Education), is student teaching in that classroom and makes a brief cameo in the clip below. Tempro will graduate in May 2013.
12.20.2012 - New Haven Register Newtown shooting brings increased focus on Asperger's; experts say syndrome is uncommon with violent behavior Also published in The Times Herald (Montgomery County, Penn.), The Register Citizen (Litchfield County, Conn.), The Middletown Press (Middletown, Conn.), The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, N.Y. region) and North Adams Transcript (Northern Berkshires Mountain region, Mass.)
12.20.2012 - New Haven Register Newtown shooter matched typical mass killer characteristics, says ex-FBI profiler Includes commentary from TARA Center Director Dr. Mary Cohen clarifying behavior among persons with Asperger's Syndrome and discouraging speculation about Adam Lanza
12.18.2012 - The Journal News Grad Students from Pace University in Pleasantville invent and volunteer to help the disabled Highlights the invention of an adaptive tablet computer stylus by graduate students in the Educational Technology graduate program