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

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Comparing Scandinavian and US Early Childhood Pedagogy

Last summer Sarah Kondratuk and Tori Damjanovic traveled with 12 students to Finland and Sweden for a total of 10 days. The students in attendance included 10 undergraduate students, one master’s student, and one PhD student. The goal of this trip was to provide students an opportunity to view pedagogy and practice in these countries and compare them to their US field experiences… Read more
Group photo of study abroad students.

First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar (FYS) has a long, winding history at NAU. Now in its second decade, the program continues to not only demonstrate our institution’s intentional commitment to first-year student success, but also stands as an example of adaptive programming for an ever-changing landscape of higher education (not to mention an ever-changing society)… Read more
Student and professor walking together on campus.

Teaching in China

From the moment the phone call came, “Ali, would you be interested in teaching in China?,” the journey was in full swing! From gathering the information to obtaining a Visa; ensuring my passport was valid; discussing travel arrangements; and creating a syllabus for the students I was going to teach; it all felt like a whirlwind. Then the day arrived to begin this adventure. Wow! I’m going to China to teach! It was certainly an opportunity that was not on my radar…yet, here I was… Read more
Student teacher writing on white board.


Friday, April 12, 2019 | 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. | High Country Conference Center & Eastburn Education Building, Flagstaff, AZ… Read more
A panel of experts speaks to a crowd at N A U Tariat.


April 20, 2018 brought the 17th annual There’s A Reason I’m a Teacher Conference to NAU’s College of Education… Read more
View of There's a Reason I am a Teacher conference, showing rows of seats and people waiting for the conference to begin.