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Sonja Lanehart featured on NPR's Morning Edition

July 26, 2022

"Differences in language evolve from separation, said Sonja Lanehart, a professor of linguistics at The University of Arizona and a member of the dictionary advisory board. Those barriers can be geographical, like oceans or mountains, she said, but they can also be social or institutional. “In this country,” she said, “descendants of Americans who were enslaved, they grew up, they developed, they lived in separate spaces. Even though they...

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Congratulations, Karla Crespo!

July 20, 2022

Pathways to Teaching is a new, innovative University of Arizona College of Education Teacher Preparation Program that seeks to “grow our own” teachers by supporting district partner-area residents in earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an ESL endorsement.

Pathways to Teaching Cohort, Karla Crespo was able to get hands-on teaching experience, while earning her degree in the pathways program within a 17-month period...

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Nurturing Cultural Humility and Responsiveness Through Restorative Pedagogy in Graduate Education

July 11, 2022

Last semester, one of the University of Arizona College of Education school psychology doctoral students, Ivette Merced, co-authored a publication, 'Nurturing Cultural Humility and Responsiveness Through Restorative Pedagogy in Graduate Education.'

This publication goes through training paradigms to adequately prepare future educators, as our school communities reflect the increasing cultural, ethnic, linguistic, socioeconomic,...

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Arizona Upward Bound/TRiO program work with the students to ensure they are eligible and prepared for college

July 11, 2022

Arizona Upward Bound/TRiO program hosted in the University of Arizona College of Education is a pre-college program that works with 60 potential first-generation, low-income high school students from @pueblowarriors and @chollahigh. The program work with the students year-round to ensure they are eligible and prepared for college.

This year, the program was awarded funds from the University of Arizona College of Education Diversity's...

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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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