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A Tale of Two Tucsons

Feb. 17, 2021

Tucson Sentinel featured a five-part series about opportunity in Tucson written by College of Education alumnus Jim Kiser '66 '70.

The series analyzes income in Tucson and how the gaps in income affect the opportunities available to children. Kiser writes, "These differences...

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Free monthly teacher collaboratives

Feb. 17, 2021

Our Borderlands Education Center is offering monthly teacher collaboratives for regional teachers as part of the Sin Fronteras Professional Learning Community. The free collaborative supports new teacher induction and professional development for K-12 educators and includes CEU credits.

Two of the workshops will be led by Sin Fronteras Director ...

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Erased histories: virtual summer institute

Feb. 17, 2021

Worlds of Words presents We the People: Migrant Waves in the Making of America, a virtual summer institute for K-12 educators funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Join us...

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Alumnus Sol Davis is the new executive director the Jewish Museum of Maryland

Feb. 16, 2021

Alumnus Sol Davis is the new executive director the Jewish Museum of Maryland, an agency of the Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore. Davis, who received a doctorate in TLS, previously served as executive director of the Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center in Tucson.

Professor David Yaden is the incoming 2020-2021 president-elect of the Literacy Research Association

Feb. 16, 2021

Professor David Yaden is the incoming 2020-2021 president-elect of the Literacy Research Association, a 1,500-member international association of literacy researchers. He will be the conference chair for the 71st Annual Meeting tentatively to be held in Atlanta,...

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Cooper Center featured on AZPM’s Arizona Spotlight

Jan. 20, 2021

Colin Waite, director of the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning, was featured on Arizona Public Media's Arizona Spotlight.

He spoke about the Cooper Center's historical impact on Southern Arizona, how they've adapted to the challenges of the pandemic, and renovation plans for their facilities....

College of Education grad makes history

Jan. 11, 2021

November was Native American Heritage Month, so it was especially appropriate that Gabriella Cázares-Kelly (Tohono O'odham), a 2005 College of Education alumna, won the November election for Pima County Recorder. She is the first Indigenous person to...

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Remembering Alice Paul

Dec. 4, 2020

Many of you will remember Alice Paul, who was a faculty member in the college for 30 years. She served as head of the college’s Department of Teaching &Teacher Education (now the Department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies) and was the first Native American academic department head at the university. She was recognized nationally as an authority on early childhood education and was remembered in this Arizona Alumni...

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Minke whale skeleton comes to Bisbee Science Lab

Dec. 4, 2020

Arizona Public Media spoke with TLS Professor Etta Kralovec about the recent Bisbee Science Lab acquisition of the bones of a Minke whale - a gift from the College of the Atlantic in Maine.

"Kralovec said high school students and...