Reading & Language Arts News

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Five Questions for Rexana Vachereau ’19, G’20

Rexy Vachereau graduated summa cum laude in 2019 with a B.S. in Inclusive Early Childhood Special Education, with a minor in Political Science and in 2020 took a master’s degree in Literacy Education (Birth to Grade 12). As an undergraduate, Vachereau was a peer mentor for InclusiveU program; a Direct Support Professional for the Kelberman...
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Five Questions for Rachel Karchmer-Klein G’99

Rachel Karchmer-Klein G’99 is an associate professor in the University of Delaware School of Education. After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science from Ithaca College (1993) and an M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Mount Saint Mary College (1994), she earned a Ph.D. in Reading Education from the Syracuse University School of Education. A former...
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School of Education Community Members Honored at 2022 One University Awards

Syracuse University School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni were well-represented at the 2022 One University Awards held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel, with alumnus Jaime Alicea G’88 awarded the University’s top recognition. This annual event honors members of the University community who are making a difference in the world through academics, scholarship,...
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Professor Marcelle Haddix Appointed Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives

Vice Chancellor and Provost Gretchen Ritter announced today the appointment of Marcelle Haddix, Distinguished Dean’s Professor of Literacy, Race, and Justice in Reading and Language Arts, to the position of associate provost for strategic initiatives. The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees approved the appointment, which is effective Feb. 14, 2022. Haddix has been...
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Peter Mishler G’07, G’08: Encouraging Teachers to Find Opportunity in Their Challenges

With every challenge, comes opportunity. That quote — or a similar version of it — has been applied to countless situations and attributed to many people for generations. You may be inclined to dismiss it as cliché, but you’d be ignoring a simple fact: it’s true. It’s through the lens of challenge and opportunity that...
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Marcelle Haddix honored with 2021 Orange Circle Award

Marcelle Haddix, Distinguished Dean’s Professor of Literacy, Race and Justice in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, will be honored with the Orange Circle Award on September 9, 2021. Haddix facilitates many literacy programs in the Syracuse community, including the Writing Our Lives project for urban youth writers, a Black women’s literary club and a...
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Julie Padilla ’11, G’12: Helping Others Succeed During the COVID-19 Crisis

Syracuse University created Current Use Scholarships to meet the needs of students who experienced loss—both financially and in other ways—due to COVID-19. Donors make a $5,000 gift for each of five years that the University immediately uses to assist students with their scholarship and financial aid.  The success story of her father, an immigrant from South...
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SOE Highlights: New roles for Rwanda, Norris, and Gentile

School of Education alumni, students, and faculty continue to be leaders in their fields, promoting inclusive practices, mental and physical wellness, and the arts. Three members of the SOE community were recently appointed to new roles. Stella Rwanda G’19 has been named director of the Healthcare Advancement Resource Center (HARC) at Le Moyne College in...
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SOE Alumni & Graduate Highlights: Finishing the Semester Strong

Eva Williams G’00 was named the New York State Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). Williams has been principal of Van Duyn Elementary in the Syracuse City School District for the past eight years, and is a graduate of the school counseling master’s program. SAANYS selects their principal...
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