Jillian Hernández, COE graduate and a fifth-grade teacher at Puente de Hózhó Elementary School in Flagstaff Unified School District, centers inquiry and equity in her teaching and in her personal journey… Read more
Believing in the power of teachers and the desire to grow their capacity to write and teach curriculum that is culturally responsive is at the forefront of the Institute for Native-serving Educators (INE), and the Institute just received a $1 million award from the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to do just that, supporting statewide priorities in education.
INE has been working diligently to partner with teachers, school leaders and tribal leaders to support the professional growth of educators in… Read more
A dog named Tammy prompted an eye-opening experience about language for Northern Arizona University graduate Hannah Gish. She was in Spain on a study abroad trip, met her host family for the first time and learned to give the family dog commands—in Spanish.
Now, Gish is preparing to return to Spain as a Fulbright Scholar to teach English… Read more
Northern Arizona University graduate Anna Barrett is the recipient of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award and will head to Asia for a year to further her education and immerse herself in South Korean culture.
Barrett majored in elementary education with additional majors in history and sociology. She also graduated with a Gold Axe Award, which recognizes students for their dedication and commitment to academics… Read more
Nicole Hampton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Specialties in the College of Education at NAU. Nicole is the winner of ACTE’s national Postsecondary Teacher of the Year award. Hampton’s interview appears as part of a spotlight series on our 2021 national award winners and finalists. This award recognizes career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the postsecondary level who demonstrate innovation in the classroom,… Read more
Congratulations to Dr. Janis McMillan, Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction! Dr. McMillan’s, “Participation in an online faculty development program to support novice nursing faculty,” was selected for the 2021 Dissertation of the Year Award by the Mentorship & Mentoring Practices SIG of the American Educational Research Association. He research highlights important issues that the committee felt deserved recognition and celebration,… Read more