Seheri Swint delivered the following remarks at the School of Education’s graduation ceremony on May 23, 2017.
Jess Lee remembers the moment she knew she wanted to become a teacher. She was an intern at Travilah Elementary School in Gaithersburg, teaching basic division to a fourth-grader struggling with math. After much patience, persistence and practice, he learned how to do it on his own.
Wendy Osefo, an assistant visiting professor in the Doctor of Education program at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, will receive the university’s Diversity Recognition Award on Tuesday, May 16, in the Glass Pavilion for her research on equity and inclusion.
A Johns Hopkins School of Education researcher will examine the effectiveness of parent-teacher home visits in four major urban school districts as part of a two-year study conducted by the national nonprofit Parent Teacher Home Visits.
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.
Last October, the Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations, called for a moratorium on the expansion of charter schools.