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Young Publishes Book on School Counseling Leadership

Congratulations to Anita Young, PhD and SOE assistant professor, on the publication of School Counseling Leadership: The Essential Practice. According to the American School Counselor Association Website, the new book by Young and Marcy-Miller-Kneale builds a framework for enhancing school counseling leadership capacity for K-12 counselors and district/state school counseling supervisors.

Hardiman Discusses How Brain Research Can Help Teaching

SOE’s Mariale Hardiman, professor and director of the Neuro-Education Initiative, discusses in Edutopia how an understanding of the brain’s functioning can help teachers and students better meet the requirements of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Hardiman describes how her Brain-Targeted Teaching Model organizes key educational theories into a single framework, combining neuroscience research with teachers’ and student feedback.

SOE Welcomes Norma Day-Vines to Counseling Faculty

Norma L. Day-Vines, professor in the Counseling and Human Development program, comes to SOE from Virginia Tech where she was an associate professor in counseling education. Dr. Day-Vines’ research agenda focuses on the importance of multiculturalism as an indispensable tool in the delivery of culturally competent counseling services to clients from marginalized groups.

Senators Cardin, Mikulski Announce $7.4 Million Grant for STEM

US Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced that Johns Hopkins University will be awarded a $7.4 million grant to be used to implement a new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program serving 1,600 elementary school students in Baltimore City. The School of Education is participating in the program, called STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES), along with the Whiting School of Engineering and the Krieger School of Arts and Science.