HSI Hub LISTO Awarded by NSF

Sept. 5, 2023

The University of Arizona's initiatives aimed at serving the Hispanic community received an impressive sum of almost $3 million from the National Science Foundation and an additional $1 million from the Helios Education Foundation. This funding will be utilized to bolster the presence of the AZ HSI Consortium and to kickstart Project LISTO.

Read the full article featured in UANews.

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Exhibit - Arizona Is a Story

Aug. 30, 2023

The rich and diverse stories of Arizona are on display in an original new exhibit of art, maps and books that showcase the history and perspectives of the state, highlighting this beautiful and complex place. For a limited time, the public can visit “Arizona Is a Story” at the Worlds of Words Center of Global Literacies and Literatures (WOW Center) in the UArizona College of Education.

The WOW Center hosts “Arizona Is a Story” through...

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Introducing Our New Podcast: Inquiry Oasis

Aug. 15, 2023

The University of Arizona College of Education proudly announces the launch of "The Inquiry Oasis," a bi-monthly podcast premiering on August 16th, 2023. This innovative series will spotlight our faculty's transformative research across diverse areas such as educational psychology, teacher education, and school leadership. The series offers an accessible lens into the...

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Congratulations Dominique Washington!

Aug. 15, 2023

Dominique Washington, Leadership and Learning Innovation B.S. Class of 2019, is a Regional Director on the Campus Partnerships team for WorldStrides, in the Higher Education division. Dominique’s primary responsibilities include maintaining and developing relationships to promote study abroad programs to universities in Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Louisiana.

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Educational Leadership & Policy welcomes Dr. Ahn, Dr. Enoch-Stevens & Dr. López

Aug. 8, 2023

The Educational Policy Studies & Practice Department and the College of Education are thrilled to welcome three new colleagues into the Educational Leadership & Policy program (in alphabetical order): Dr. Joonkil Ahn, Dr. Taylor Enoch-Stevens, and Dr. Ruth M. López. These exceptional scholars are incredible assets to the Department, the College, the University of Arizona...

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The Educational Policy Studies & Practice Department welcomes Dr. Taylor Enoch-Stevens

Aug. 8, 2023

Dr. Taylor Enoch-Stevens is one of just four University of Arizona President’s Postdoctoral Fellows in the 2023-24 cohort, and the only President’s Postdoctoral Fellow within the College of Education. Dr. Enoch-Stevens earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in Urban Education Policy. She also holds a B.A. in Sociology...

The Educational Policy Studies & Practice Department welcomes Dr. Joonkil Ahn

Aug. 8, 2023

Dr. Joonkil Ahn is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy. He earned his Ph.D. in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and subsequently served as an Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota. Before entering academia, he was a high school English teacher and...

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The Educational Policy Studies & Practice Department welcomes Dr. Ruth M. López

Aug. 8, 2023

Dr. Ruth M. López is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she was an Ofelia Miramontes Scholar and a recipient of the AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship. She also holds B.A.s in Mexican American Studies...

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Feature: Arizona Wildcat, Alumna Amanda Agate

Aug. 3, 2023

We would like to feature an Arizona Wildcat, let us introduce you to alumna Amanda Agate. She is a 2016 graduate with a degree in the Leadership and Learning Innovation B.S. program. Recently, Amanda was hired as the new Manager of South and Southeast Asia Programs for Arizona International.

“After graduating from the College of Education in Fall 2015, Amanda lived in Europe teaching ESL in different school systems. Returning after 3...

The debate on phonics

July 5, 2023

Recently, in a post written by University of Arizona College of Education Literacy Professor - Dr. David B. Yaden, David Reinking, and Peter Smagorinsky — looks at the debate on phonics in a different way than is most often voiced these days. It notes, among other things, that the National Reading Panel report of 2000, which is often cited in arguments for putting phonics front and center in school reading curriculum, says many things about...