Yearly Archives: 2012

Kevin Wang

Technology Education and Literacy in Schools

By Rachael Apfel 12/18/2012 12:42 pm | 1 Comment

After identifying a need in high schools for well qualified computer science teachers, Kevin Wang, Ed.M.’06, founded TEALS, a grassroots, employee-driven program that recruits, mentors, and places high-tech professionals into high school classes as part-time teachers. Read More…

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Jessica Scott

Literacy and the Deaf: Ed.D. Candidate Jessica Scott

By Jill Anderson 12/14/2012 11:25 am | 9 Comments

Doctoral candidate Jessica Scott, Ed.M.’08, focuses her research on ways that deaf students can increase their English and literacy skills. Read More…

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Kelly Kovacic

Scaling Up: Ed.L.D. Candidate Kelly Kovacic

By Rachael Apfel 12/04/2012 09:50 am | 1 Comment

Ed.L.D. candidate Kelly Kovacic makes it her goal as an educator to create equitable learning conditions that successfully support a culture of academic risk taking, intellectual curiosity, and development of both scholars and citizens. Read More…

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Leah Fitchue

Agent of Change: Leah Gaskin Fitchue, Ed.D.’74

By Jill Anderson 11/20/2012 12:15 pm | Add a Comment

Leah Gaskin Fitchue, Ed.D.’74, recently returned to HGSE to participate in PPE’s Harvard Seminar for Experienced College Presidents – an opportunity, she says, to continue her own education about change. Read More…

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Jeremiah Newell

Community Collaboration: Jeremiah Newell

By Lory Hough 11/19/2012 12:49 pm | 1 Comment

Ed.L.D. candidate Jeremiah Newell believes that working at the nexus of public schools and communities is the key to making a real impact in the lives of young people. Read More…

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Jani Ortega

My Summer: Ed.L.D. Candidate Janis Ortega

By Jill Anderson 11/09/2012 07:00 am | 1 Comment

Ed.L.D. candidate Janis Ortega spent last summer working with Teach For All on knowledge development and with newly launched Teach For Pakistan on strategy and planning. Read More…

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Denise Juneau

Path to Success: Denise Juneau, Ed.M.’94

By Rachael Apfel 11/02/2012 12:34 pm | Add a Comment

In 2008, Denise Juneau, Ed.M.’94, was the first Native American woman in history to win a statewide election when she became Montana’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Now running for re-election, she hopes to continue her state’s education successes. Read More…

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Jason Yamishiro

My Summer: Ed.L.D. Candidate Jason Yamashiro

By Jill Anderson 10/12/2012 08:00 am | 1 Comment

Ed.L.D. candidate Jason Yamashiro spent his summer consulting for two state-run school districts while continuing to develop his project, the Joyful Learning Network. Read More…

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Election Button

Policy Perspective

By Amy Magin Wong 09/05/2012 04:38 pm | Add a Comment

Ed School alumni can often be found at the forefront of education policy, but Anna Gatlin, Ed.M.’11, has gone straight to the top, serving as a domestic policy adviser on education for Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney. Read More…

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No Project

Slavery and the No Project

By Lory Hough 09/05/2012 04:25 pm | Add a Comment

Judy Boyle. Ed.M.’93, has started her own nonprofit, the No Project, to raise public awareness about slavery and human trafficking. Read More…

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