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October 1, 2018

Principal Leadership Institute Program Dir. Rebecca Cheung co-authors report for admin prep programs, policymakers, and ed community to inform possible refinements to the CalAPA policy; ways that prep programs integrate and implement the CalAPA. 

August 10, 2018

Bayley Marquez, a GSE Ph.D. candidate,  has been awarded fellowships in the 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

May 30, 2018

We are pleased to announce that THOMAS M. PHILIP, an alumnus of Berkeley and the GSE, is returning as the faculty director of our teacher education program, Berkeley Educators for Equity and Excellence (BE3).

Philip, currently an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA, where he teaches in the Division of Urban Schooling and in Center X’s Teacher Education Program, will begin his appointment at Berkeley on July 1, 2018.

TRAVIS BRISTOL, a Peter Paul Assistant Professor in English education at Boston University, has been appointed assistant professor here at Berkeley. 

Bristol, whose position at BU includes an affiliation in educational leadership and policy studies, begins his appointment at Berkeley on July 1, 2018. 

What attracted him to Berkeley’s GSE is its unyielding commitment to educational equity. 

TOLANI BRITTON, a graduate of the Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, has been appointed assistant professor here at Berkeley. 

Britton, who spent a year as a visiting scholar at Berkeley, will begin her appointment on July 1, 2018. 

“I am thrilled to return to this vibrant intellectual community,” Britton said. 

May 9, 2018

We are pleased to announce the Graduate School of Education's first Distinguished Lecture Series, "Experiencing Learning in a Berkeley Way: Creating a basis for your career."

March 8, 2018

GSE Professor Rick Mintrop, in partnership with Hayward Unified School District, and the Reach Institute for School Leadership, have received a $1M grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to move a whole school district toward deeper learning practices in the district’s classrooms. The grant allows the team to work on all levels of the system simultaneously, with the goal of enabling and strengthening teacher professional learning around instruction.

September 22, 2017

By Aileen Olson
Contributing Writer

As a science teacher in New York City, Kathryn Lanouette describes a moment of clarity she had teaching a class of 3rd graders. While discussing buoyancy she looked out her window and noticed a freighter slowly moving down the nearby East River. Taking her class outside, something intriguing happened as they watched the passing ship.