We are pleased to announce the Graduate School of Education's first Distinguished Lecture Series, "Experiencing Learning in a Berkeley Way: Creating a basis for your career."...Read more
TRAVIS BRISTOL, a Peter Paul Assistant Professor in English education at Boston University, has been appointed assistant professor here at Berkeley.
Bristol, whose position at BU includes an affiliation in educational leadership and policy studies, begins his...Read more
TOLANI BRITTON, a graduate of the Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, has been appointed assistant professor here at Berkeley.
Britton, who spent a year as a visiting scholar at Berkeley, will begin her...Read more
Three GSE alumnae and a current PhD candidate are being recognized for their outstanding dissertations by three divisions of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), which is holding its 2018 annual meeting April 13-17 in New York City.
Our students and alumni are being recognized for their rigorous research and commitment to public education, social justice, and equity and inclusion. Below is a list of awards and honors announced from January 2018 to present. If you know of others, send an e-mail to...Read more
We are pleased to announce that THOMAS M. PHILIP, an alumnus of Berkeley and the GSE, is returning as the faculty director of our teacher education program, Berkeley Educators for Equity and Excellence (BE3).
Philip, currently an Associate Professor in the...Read more
GSE Professor Frank Worrell has been elected to the National Academy of Education (NAEd), joining 14 other GSE faculty who are members of NAEd.
“It is a pleasure to welcome these pre-eminent leaders from a diverse range of academic fields. They are each being...Read more
GSE Professor Rick Mintrop, in partnership with Hayward Unified School District, and the Reach Institute for School Leadership, have received a $1M grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to move a whole school district toward deeper learning practices in the district’s...Read more
Join us for a conversation with scholars, practitioners, and funders who are using the power of research-practice partnerships (RPPs) to improve student engagement in class, and ultimately boosting students’ academic success. RPPs create a bridge that provides for stronger linkages...Read more
Education Research Day is an annual conference hosted by the Graduate School of Education that offers an opportunity for students to share work with their peers, faculty, and community members and engage in fruitful discussion about a range of issues in education research....Read more
By Alan Schoenfeld
Lawrence F. Lowery, Professor Emeritus of Education, passed away on Dec. 15, 2016, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Larry was an advocate for high quality education throughout his career; in the months...Read more
Equity and inclusion aren’t just the latest catchwords that Matt Wayne ’11 EdD tosses around lightly. They are the foundation for his vision and purpose as Superintendent of Hayward Unified School District.
“Berkeley challenged me to have an equity orientation, and...Read more
By Peter Hegarty
Bay Area News Group
Todd Higashi ’05 sensed something was up when his wife and kids arrived at his classroom at the Alameda Science & Technology Institute to take him for lunch, especially when the two children should have...Read more
By Aileen Olson
As a science teacher in New York City, Kathryn Lanouette describes a moment of clarity she had teaching a class of 3rd graders. While discussing buoyancy she looked out her window and noticed a freighter slowly...Read more
Berkeley’s most popular undergraduate minor with students from more than 70 disciplines is expanding its reach.
The GSE’s Undergraduate Minor in Education (UME) is now offering classes online, allowing students who take the summer courses online to complete the minor in...Read more
Yes, Punahou School is where former President Barak Obama attended high school. And no, GSE alumnus Carl Ackerman ’78 wasn’t one of Obama’s teachers.
After handling those inescapable questions with an aloha spirit, Ackerman is ready to delve into how Punahou has...Read more