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Linking Southwest Heritage through Archaeology

June 14, 2022

Linking Southwest Heritage through Archaeology, including University of Arizona College of Education Dr. Sara Chavarria and Dr. Corey Knox and students from Cholla High School, Pueblo High School and Sunnyside High School along with a history teacher from Cholla High School and a professor of anthropology Dr. Barbara Mills recently visited the...

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Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural studies graduate student awarded over $2K in funds for research, writing project

May 26, 2022

University of Arizona College of Education graduate student Sherilyn Analla has been working on a research project to help her shape her query, which got her $2,500 in funding from the Native Nations Institute. It’s called The 'Indigenous Motherhood Pedagogy' writing project, in which Sherilyn is working with Indigenous early childhood teachers who are mothers and teach in their own tribal preschools, and they...

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Caitlin Scott and her experience with the Arizona Teaching Fellows Program

May 25, 2022

Graduate Caitlin Scott spoke with KGUN 9 On Your Side about her experience in the Arizona Teaching Fellows Program and the goal to fill the teacher gap.

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Native SOAR will receive $1.2 million from the Arizona Department of Education

May 25, 2022

We are thrilled to share that Native SOAR will receive $1.2 million from the Arizona Department of Education to establish a comprehensive multigenerational mentoring program that centers on...

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Melanie Raylene McKay-Cody Ph.D. was featured in Vox

May 25, 2022

Dr. Melanie Raylene McKay-Cody was featured in Vox to talk about the history of "hand talk"; there are just a handful of fluent Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL) signers left in the US.

Dr...

CATS Recruitment Partnership with Sunnyside Unified School District

May 25, 2022

Felisia Tagaban-Gaskin, Karina Salazar, Nadia Rodriguez, and Valerie Shirley were awarded more than $36,000 to continue their work in the Sunnyside Unified School District.

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Dr. Sheilah Nicholas has been awarded The University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award

May 16, 2022

University of Arizona College of Education Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies, Dr. Sheilah Nicholas has been awarded The University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award.

Dr. Nicholas is being recognized as an instructor who demonstrates a long-standing commitment to teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students.

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Robert Q. Berry III Named Next College of Education Dean

May 12, 2022

Robert Q. Berry III, Ph.D. will join the University of Arizona on July 1 as the Dean and Paul L. Lindsey and Kathy J. Alexander Chair of the College of Education. In this role, he will continue to build upon the College of Education's mission to promote earning, research, and transformative action to create a more inclusive and equitable community and world.

Dr. Berry will join the College of...

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Dr. Regina Deil-Amen has been selected for the 2021-2022 African American Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year!

May 6, 2022

After being nominated by students, faculty, and staff for her outstanding support of Black student success through mentoring. University of Arizona College of Education Director of the...