Category: Teaching & Leadership

NYSED to Phase Out Regents as Graduation Requirement: Professor George Theoharis Weighs In

(CNY Central | June 11, 2024) The New York State Education Department (NYSED) says taking Regents exams could no longer be a high school graduation requirement for students if their...
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From Village to City, Frehiwot Wuhib G’17 Has Experienced the Enduring Power of Mentorship

Frehiwot Wuhib G’17 credits her parents as her first mentors. “They are the ones who implanted courage in the value of hardship and belief in myself,” she says, noting access...
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Professor George Theoharis Addresses Teaching Career Trends with CNY Central

(CNY Central | Feb. 12, 2024) For years, universities and colleges have seen a decline in people enrolling in education bachelor programs. Syracuse University professor George Theoharis said he’s witnessed...
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School of Education Welcomes Visiting Scholar Professor Chenggang Zhang

Syracuse University School of Education welcomes Professor Chenggang Zhang—an expert on the relationship among society, education, and modern technologies, including artificial intelligence—as a visiting scholar through November 2024. Professor Zhang...
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Reflections: Marie Wiles G’96

In the Reflections series, the School of Education asks alumni to look back on their distinguished and fascinating lives and careers. Holding a Ph.D. (1996) from Syracuse University School of...
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Helping Address Hiring Crises, the Baldanza Fellows Program Expands to Syracuse City Schools

Teacher shortages and a predominantly white teaching force are two persistent hiring trends that continue to challenge public schools nationwide. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 90%...
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Professor George Theoharis Pens OpEd on Hate Speech for Syracuse.com

We let the Fowler football team down by not confronting hate speech (Syracuse Post-Standard | Oct. 27, 2023) As a former student-athlete, I played soccer through high school and into...
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Professor Courtney Mauldin Awarded Humanities Grant for Black Girls Storytelling Project

School of Education Professor Courtney Mauldin has been awarded a Humanities New York grant for “Foregrounding Black Girls Literacies and Cultural Storytelling,” a project that scales her recent community engagement...
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SOE Awards Inaugural Signature Seed Grants

Three interdisciplinary project proposals from School of Education faculty have received funding in the first round of Signature Seed Grant awards. These grants support faculty and graduate students in developing...
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Professors Beth Myers and Mike Gill Publish “Creating Our Own Lives”

A new book edited by School of Education professors Michael Gill and Beth Myers gives voice to young adults with intellectual disability and their experiences of higher education. Creating Our...
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