Articles from August 2021

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In the news: First Day of School: What Parents, Teachers Should Know

Heading back to school? Whether you are a teacher or a parent the Alissa Doobay with the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education & Talent Development joined US News and World Report to give tips and advice.
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First year educator Q&A: Haley Burton

From building relationships to navigating the ins-and outs of a new job, the first year of a career can be a stressful and confusing time. We are asking recent alumni entering the first year of their career to tell us their goals, worries, and more. Then we will check back with them at the end of the year. Meet Haley Burton, who graduated in 2021 with her Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies...
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First year educator Q&A: Becca Kendeigh

From building relationships to navigating the ins-and outs of a new job, the first year of a career can be a stressful and confusing time. We are asking recent alumni entering the first year of their career to tell us their goals, worries, and more. Then we will check back with them at the end of the year. Meet Becca Kendeigh, who graduated in 2021 with her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education...
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Westefeld honored with 2021 Distinguished Faculty Award

Counseling Psychology Professor Emeritus John Westefeld will be honored with the 2021 Distinguished Faculty Award for dedicating his life's work to suicide awareness and prevention. 
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First year educator Q&A: Allie Vanneman

From building relationships to navigating the ins-and outs of a new job, the first year of a career can be a stressful and confusing time. We are asking recent alumni entering the first year of their career to tell us their goals, worries, and more. Then we will check back with them at the end of the year. Meet Allie Vanneman, who graduated in 2021 with her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education...
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Hollingworth named interim DEO of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies

Liz Hollingworth, educational leadership professor, has been appointed the interim departmental executive officer (DEO) of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies.