The trauma and devastation of the Rwandan genocide in 1994 are almost beyond comprehension. Over a 100-day period, more than 800,000 people were killed, most of them members of the ethnic Tutsi minority.
Most Saturday mornings, from his apartment in Jackson, Mississippi, pediatric neurologist Tarif Bakdash sits down at his computer for a remote conference with faculty at Syria’s Free Aleppo University Medical School. His counterparts are in hidden locations around liberated Syria, often literally underground. The class sometimes needs to be canceled because of a bombing.
Lieny Jeon, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, has been selected as an Early Career Fellow in Early Childhood Education and Development by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Society for Research and Child Development (SRCD).
Laurie deBettencourt, the faculty lead of special education programs at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award to Budapest, Hungary.
Multicultural competency rests on an intuitive recognition that cultural competence is not a mastery of a specific set of culturally appropriate skills, but an openness to understanding the experience of another who is culturally different, said Aparna Ramaswamy in a recent presentation on Cultivating Multicultural Counseling Competence.
Mario Jovan Shaw and Jason Terrell, both 2012 Teach For America graduates from Charlotte, were recently recognized in the Social Entrepreneurs category of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 2017 issue.
Annette Anderson, assistant dean for community schools, knows that successful schools need successful school leaders. As a former principal of a public school, she directs the School of Education’s Administration and Supervision program. In this interview, she discusses the school leaders program and how that role has changed.
Recently the Civil Rights Data Collection published a finding of great significance for our profession: “Over 1.6 million students attend a public school that has an on-site law enforcement officer, but no school counselor.”