Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
N A U students hanging outside of University Union talking.

Student wins annual 3MRP competition

Golden toads, the effect of uranium on human skin cells, research from hundreds of feet in the air and what asteroids tell us about the location of Planet X all got a brief—180 seconds, to be exact—moment in the spotlight this week at Northern Arizona University’s annual 3-Minute Research Presentation (3MRP) finals, held Tuesday at the High Country Conference Center… Read more
N A U students walking on campus.

Life in Afghanistan for a teacher and her students

Zahal Turkmani, an undergraduate student in the College of Education, authored an article that was published in the international journal Childhood Explorer. The subject of the article, Life in Afghanistan for a Teacher and Her Students, is Turkmani’s sister… Read more
Landscape photo of the San Francisco Peaks.

Lapan Forum inspires excellence

The Stephen Lapan Presentation Forum was held on January 29, 2019, at the College of Education in Flagstaff. The annual forum provided Doctoral students in the Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Psychology programs an opportunity to present research and discuss findings with the academic community. The Lapan Forum was created to be a collaborative, safe space for Doctoral students to hone their presentation skills before moving to national academic conferences in their fields of study… Read more
Landscape photo of the San Francisco Peaks.

Going Global: Meeting New Needs in Ed Leadership

The numbers don’t lie. The American Council on Education’s (ACE) 2012 “Mapping of Internalization on US Campuses,” indicates 47% of US institutions of higher learning reported an increase in funding for international initiatives. The IIE Open Doors Report shows an increase in global student mobility from 2. 1 million students in 2001 to 4… Read more
N A U students hanging outside of University Union talking.

Meeting the needs of the Navajo Nation

The Diné Dual Language Teachers Project (DLPD II) helps to meet the Navajo Nation’s need for dual-language teachers by providing coursework leading to a Master’s in Bilingual Multicultural Education and an Arizona Bilingual endorsement for 45 classroom teachers in grades Pre-K–12. This project is funded by Title III National Professional Development grant T365Z170071. The project strengthens dual language programs by including family and community members in family literacy workshops… Read more
View of the mountains in Flagstaff.

Next generation of higher education leaders

A need to develop leaders who can navigate the fast-changing landscape of higher education has led to a new partnership between Northern Arizona University and The Chair Academy, a Mesa Community College-based organization that offers leadership development programs for college and university faculty and administrators… Read more
N A U students posing for camera outside, holding up both of their hands in the Lumberjack hand sign.

Gov. Doug Ducey launches Arizona Teachers Academy

Arizona public schools will soon get 200 new teachers as part of a scholarship program that promises recipients free tuition at one of the state’s three public universities for every year they teach in the state… Read more
Student teacher uses puppet show to teach.