What Michael Berkow liked most about his master’s program at the Johns Hopkins School of Education was its emphasis on managing change. Perhaps it’s because his law enforcement career has been as peripatetic as it has been impressive.
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Legislators from across Maryland came together in Annapolis on January 11 for the annual convening of the Maryland General Assembly.
Sally Wall, a professor emerita at Notre Dame of Maryland University, said at a recent talk at the School of Education that she didn’t realize how much psychic energy it took to hide her sexuality at work until she went on a yearlong sabbatical at the University of Pittsburgh.
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.”
Toccara Frederick started her pre-K class at Liberty Elementary school recently by discussing the theme of “People in a family can be many different shades” from the book Shades of People by Shelly Rotner.
Several faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Education are contributing to the education literature with six recently published books and book chapters.
Marissa Uchimura combines her love for music and education policy in her new teaching career in Baltimore City via the Teach For America program (TFA) at the Johns Hopkins School of Education.
A new web-based tool will enable state and district leaders to more easily set goals for learning and to measure their progress under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The cotton-top tamarin, a New World monkey, weighs less than a pound. One of the smallest primates, it is easily recognized at the tropical forest edges of northwestern Colombia by its long, white sagittal crest extending from its forehead to its shoulders. It communicates with bird-like whistles, soft chirping, high-pitched trilling and staccato calls. Researchers describe its repertoire of 38 distinct sounds as unusually sophisticated, conforming to grammatical rules.
Elisabeth Woodward, who has 13 years of experience in marketing, admissions and enrollment management in higher education, has been named director of admissions for the School of Education.