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College of Education Launches Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series

Oct. 19, 2021

The College of Education kicked off its brand new Trans Studies in Education Speaker Series last week with a dynamic fall speaker, Jennicet Gutiérrez. Jennicet delivered a campus-wide talk on Wednesday, October 13 at 4pm to a digital audience of over 175 participants and an intimate...

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AWARDSS-PLUS to launch at The University of Arizona with enhanced emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion

Oct. 18, 2021

AWARDSS will expand to the AWARDSS-PLUS over the next five years at The University of Arizona, thanks to funding from the Institute of Education Sciences. The program will launch alongside the final year of the University’s AWARDSS program, which began in 2016.

AWARDSS, which stands for Access, Wellness, And Relational Determinants of Student Success, is a partnership program between The University of Arizona College of Education,...

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UArizona Program for Indigenous Teachers Will Expand With New Federal, State Funding

Oct. 7, 2021

A total of $2.4 million in state and federal funding will further the Indigenous Teacher Education Program's mission of bringing more Native American teachers to schools that serve Native American students. Read more.

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Dr. Jenny Lee awarded the 2021 CIHE Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education

Oct. 4, 2021

U.S. Power in International Higher Education explores how internationalization in higher education is not just an educational endeavor, but also a geopolitical one. By centering and making explicit the role of power, the book demonstrates the United States’s advantage in international education as well as the changing geopolitical realities that will shape the field in the future. The chapter authors are leading critical scholars of...

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Travel Around the World in 70 Maps: New Exhibit in World of Words

Sept. 17, 2021

The exhibit, Around the World in 70 Maps: Three Centuries of Cartographic Treasures from Children’s Literature, has itself traveled around the world. However, Worlds of Words Center of Global Literacies and Literatures (WOW) in the University of Arizona College of Education is the first venue in the U.S. to show this imaginative collection from the International Youth Library (IYL) in Munich, Germany.

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Renovation Update

Sept. 17, 2021

We are thrilled to report that the renovation to our main lobby space is continuing at an exciting pace. The walls have officially come down to make room for the new student lounge, workspace, group project rooms, kitchen, outdoor patio, and offices for advisors, support staff, and our alumni council. We will continue to update you as construction progresses! 

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TREC is Here!

Sept. 17, 2021

This semester marks the official launch of TREC (Tucson Regional Educator Collaborative)! TREC is a group of educators committed to supporting teacher professional development in the Tucson Region. TREC aims to build professional development capacity, increase teacher retention, and develop teacher leaders.

Learn more about TREC.

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Online BSE Mild Moderate Disabilities Coming Spring 2022

Sept. 17, 2021

The Mild to Moderate Disabilities major includes instruction on working with students with autism spectrum disorders, learning and intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders. The Bachelor of Science in Education in Mild to Moderate Disabilities at the University of Arizona is a 60-credit program for aspiring special education teachers, and will now be offered to Arizona residents through Arizona Online. 

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See Us at the Arizona Rural Schools Association Conference

Sept. 17, 2021

A team from the College of Education will be representing our many initiatives at the AZ Rural Schools Association (ARSA) Conference Sep 16-18 at the Little America Hotel in Flagstaff, AZ. ARSA provides a unified voice for rural schools to legislative bodies, policy makers, and elected public officials. The conference will include exhibits, speakers, workshops, and opportunities to connect with our programs that operate throughout rural...

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College Faculty Receive HSI Seed Grants

Sept. 17, 2021

This summer, 18 faculty members from across the University of Arizona received funding from Research, Innovation, and Impact and the Office of the Provost as part of the Hispanic Serving Institution Faculty Seed Grant Program. College of Education-based projects that received funding include: Indigenous Communities in the Americas: Learning and Thriving Together Through Higher Education, Story-Based Early Childhood Robotics for Latinx...