Teaching & Leadership News

Dianne Christenson sleds down a snowy hill with her arms in the air

New Zealand Fulbright Scholar finds cold weather, warm community at Syracuse

Second in a 4-part series of profiles on Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching recipients While initially envious of some of her Fulbright colleagues that got sent to Arizona and warmer climates, Dianne Christenson now says she couldn’t be happier that Syracuse was ultimately selected as her destination. Not only because she got to go nearly...
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Faculty, Students, Local Teachers Participate in Lesson Study at Homer Jr. High School

Students and teachers from Burton Street Elementary School (Cazenovia) and Marcellus High School participated in an “It’s Go Time: Science For All” lesson study conference at Homer Jr. High School in Cortland. The conference was led by Sharon Dotger, associate professor of science education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Jessica Whisher-Hehland, Coordinator...
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Ranielle Navarro

Ranielle Navarro brings passion and positivity for science and literacy to Syracuse

First in a 4-part series of profiles on Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching recipients Aware of her status as the youngest person in the group of 18 recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI) spending the semester in Syracuse, Ranielle Navarro, an elementary science teacher from the Philippines,...
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School of Education Included in Inaugural SOURCE Grant Program

103 student projects were selected for the first cohort of awardees funded by Syracuse University’s new Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement, known as The SOURCE, the University announced Tuesday. Several students from the School of Education received SOURCE grants, including: Brandon Fascia, Health and Exercise Science: “Effect of Beetroot Juice Consumption on Cerebral...
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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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Cerri Banks

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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Sara Jo Soldovieri with a student

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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Josh and Elisa Dekaney at the SAMMY awards

Elisa Dekaney, Music Education Students of Samba Laranja win SAMMY Award

On March 8, 2019, Samba Laranja: the Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble, received the 2019 Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMY) for Best Recording Other Styles for the recording “Guaraná.” The ensemble is led by Elisa Dekany, professor of music education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Joshua Dekaney, adjunct faculty in the Setnor School...
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