OSU’s Ray joins other education leaders on initiative (OSU News)- Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray is joining President Barack Obama and hundreds of higher education leaders at the White House today to announce new actions to help more students prepare for college and to graduate. Through OSU’s College of Education and local school district counselors, partners are working to increase the number of high school students in the region attending college and achieving success.
New Position Now Open: Assistant Professor for Dual Language/Bilingual Education (OSU Jobs)- As part of a Provost Hiring initiative for 2014-2015, and in support of the University's strategic plan, the College of Education seeks to fill one full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. This faculty member will focus on Spanish/English Dual Language Bilingual Education and recruitment and development of bilingual K-12 teachers, specifically teachers of color. Click here for more information.
Girls Daring Greatly (Counseling Today)- Sabrina Marie Hadeed provides perspective for the perceived vulnerability that girls have in the wilderness, identifying that it has more to do with courage and resilience. Sabrina is a primary therapist at Second Nature Cascades and a doctoral candidate with Oregon State University's Counselor Education program.
Researchers Identify 'Goldilocks Effect' of Reclassification on High School ELLs (Education Week)- A new study by the College of Education's Karen Thompson and University of Illinois' Joseph Robinson-Cimpian looks at how the increased rigor of curriculum and assessments under the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards needs specific scaffolds so that English learners can be successful.
Oregon School Counselor of the Year: Forest Grove's Marinda Peters of Fern Hill Elementary (Oregonian)- Earlier this month, Marinda Peter's creative approach to counseling at a Forest Grove elementary school earned her the 2014 Oregon School Counselor of the Year award from the Oregon School Counselor Association. She's now working on her doctorate through Oregon State University's Counselor Education program.
OSU’s First Massive Open Online Course (KEZI)- More than 3,000 students from around the world have enrolled in Oregon State University’s first massive open online course, or MOOC. The free, eight-week course, Supporting English Language Learners under New Standards, is offered in partnership with Stanford University and is funded by the Oregon Department of Education.