Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)

Category: College of Education News

New 2023 Faculty and Staff

Meet the new faces you’ve seen in your meetings, in the hallways, and in a Zoom room! COE is excited to welcome these folks to our college. Please give them a warm welcome… Read more
Aerial view of the N A U campus.

Humans of Flagstaff with Brian Stone

How does playing help teach a child science? Brian Stone has an answer for that. Stone, an associate teaching professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, talked to The NAU Review about his research into science education and play, why he loves science (spoiler: fun learning) and what country is on his travel bucket list. … Read more
Teacher going around classroom and helping students out.

Student finds passion in special education

Lorie Lee never imagined she’d make it to university; she is now graduating with two degrees, having won the prestigious President’s Prize. A mother of three and non-traditional student, her inspiring tale begins earlier than her first day at NAU. As a child, Lee experienced poverty, a mother with substance abuse issues and a father unwilling to care for her. Through the support of her friends and teachers, Lee found a love and passion for education and excelled academically… Read more
Student teacher points to globe in class.

A teacher’s impact

Did you know NAU started as a school to educate teachers? The Class of 1901 was comprised of four women, all of whom received lifetime teaching certificates for the Arizona Territory. Learn more about NAU’s history at Cline Library’s Special Collections and Archives… Read more
Student teacher helps student with writing assignment.

Higher Education Child Care Project

NAU’s Office of the Dean of Students recently announced the Higher Education Child Care Project (HECCP), a pilot program funded by the Arizona Department of Economic Security that will provide qualified child care assistance to full-time, undergraduate student-parents of children from birth to age 12. This program will be available to students who are enrolled in the School of Nursing, Early Childhood Education, or K–12 Education (PEP included)… Read more
Student teacher works with young students.

COE Associate Clinical Professor

Claudia Rodas is an associate clinical professor in the College of Education, NAU alumna, and statewide HSI advisor to the provost. She’s also a mom, wife, and educator who sat down with NAU Communications to share her story… Read more
N A U students at graduation.

COE Educational Leadership alumna

Jannette Bressler received the Outstanding Master’s Student Honor from the Arizona Professors of Educational Leadership on April 29 in Phoenix. Bressler said she didn’t even know she was nominated. In December, she completed her internship and credentials for principal certification, and she was contacted by Dr. Frank Davidson of Northern Arizona University and he informed her that she was nominated for the honor… Read more
N A U students walking on campus.

Breaking the stigma of mental health

Diamond Bracey, Combined Counseling/School Psychology PhD student speaks about several hurdles when it comes to communities of color seeking professional help for mental health issues… Read more
N A U students walking on campus.

Faculty Spotlights Fall 2021

The Faculty Senate Executive Committee and the Faculty Senate Council for Non-Tenure Track Faculty Issues are proud to feature the following non-tenure track faculty for our Inaugural NTT Spotlight. Chairs and colleagues nominated the faculty below for public recognition of their professional dedication to the university, highlighting examples of the significant teaching, research, and service contributions non-tenure track faculty provide to the NAU community and beyond… Read more
Students sitting in class and smiling.

Interaction and Communication Hub

Last fall, the Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) in the College of Education launched the STEM Interaction and Communication Hub (STICH) in order to more widely disseminate NAU research to the broader community through science communication and public engagement activities. … Read more
N A U students sitting at tables in the Student Union.