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Alumni Highlights: New Appointments for Cantor, Lisi, Hayman, Austin

School of Education alumni are impacting education every day with their passion, creativity, and skill. Recent appointments and promotions showcase this dedication. Do you have a new job, recent award, exciting project? Let us know! Ronald G. Cantor G’95 (cultural foundations of education) has been named provost and vice president of academic affairs at Cayuga...
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Educational Leadership Alum Brings Drone Racing Team to Syracuse Schools

Bryan English G’17 is making waves with a new drone technology course at several high schools in the Syracuse City School District. English, an alumnus of the C.A.S. in Educational Leadership and a current educational leadership doctoral student, received a grant through the SCSD Educational Foundation to start drone racing teams and a competition at...
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2019 Convocation Offers Wise Words to Graduates

The School of Education celebrated its 43rd Annual Convocation on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Manley Field House. 336 degree recipients were recognized, including 137 bachelor’s, 135 master’s, 43 Certificates of Advanced Study, and 21 doctoral degrees. Thirteen InclusiveU students were also recognized for completing certificate programs. In her remarks to the class of 2019,...
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High School, TELL Students Celebrate Diversity at “We Are Syracuse” Event

Students and faculty from the Teaching English Language Learners M.S. program organized “We Are Syracuse,” a gallery-style event dedicated to celebrating the cultures of refugee students at Nottingham High School. Students from Nepal, Thailand, Cuba, Yemen, Liberia and Eritrea shared their experiences through written and spoken narratives, PowerPoint presentations, artwork and song. This is the...
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Alumnus Appointed Superintendent of Canastota Central School District

Shawn Bissetta ’93 G’94 has been appointed the new superintendent of Canastota Central School District in Madison County, NY starting on July 1, 2019. Bissetta is a graduate of the Social Studies Education master’s program and also holds a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in physical education, also from Syracuse University. He is...
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Alumna Uses Her Experience as Teacher, Author for School Visits

Alexis O’Neill G’74 G’86 will be working with parents, students, and teachers at Blackduck Elementary School in Blackduck, Minnesota as part of an enrichment visit. She is the award-winning author of several children’s books including The Recess Queen, The Worst Best Friend, and Estela’s Swap, and currently teaches writing at the UCLA Extension Writer’s program. Alexis...
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Art Education Alum’s Zentangle Method Featured in Syracuse New Times

Dan Bingham ’06 (Arts Education) was featured in the Syracuse New Times, where he talked about how he used the Zentangle Method both in his own work and in the classroom. The Zentangle method is a form of both art and relaxation which involves creating structured patterns, which Bingham combines into larger images of animals....
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Alumna Cerri Banks, Skidmore College Dean of Students, to Deliver 2019 School of Education Convocation Address

Cerri Banks ’00, G’04, G’05, G’06, dean of students and vice president for student affairs at Skidmore College, will deliver the convocation address at the 2019 School of Education convocation ceremony on May 11, 2019. In her role at Skidmore College, Banks is responsible for the academic and social progress of students. She oversees all...
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Inclusive Elementary Program Featured in “Impact”

Christine Ashby, associate professor of inclusive education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Sara Soldovieri ’18 G’19 are featured in the Winter 2018-2019 issue of Impact from the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota. They both spoke to the unique strengths of the Inclusive Elementary and Special Education (Grades 1-6),...
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Alumni Spotlight: Jordan Max Feldman

The School of Education produces future educators who care about their students holistically. Feldman is carrying out that legacy in the classroom at Leadership and Public Service High School. Jordan Max Feldman ’16 G’17 teaches history with a special education component at New York City’s Leadership and Public Service High School (LPSHS). Feldman chose to...
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