It was a cold rainy day when the new Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School (unofficially known as Henderson-Hopkins) opened its doors for the first time on January 2, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the students, parents and teachers as they saw their new $42 million dollar facility for the first time.
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(New York, New York) August 27th, 2013 – Today, Success for All, America’s largest whole-school reform model for elementary schools, and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization, have partnered to provide curriculum-based Sesame Street content to preschool children and their families in Success for All schools.
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.
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.
Steven Pape, SOE research professor, has been appointed director of the new online Doctor of Education (EdD). The program, which is currently awaiting MHEC approval, is expected to launch this fall.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Education will launch a new full-time doctor of philosophy in education program in fall 2013, offering full tuition and a $25,000 annual stipend to eight of the PhD candidates in the inaugural class.
Kerrie Seberg, a student in our special education program, is the Charles County Teacher of the Year and Lisa Young, who earned an MS in Elementary Education in 2009 and a certificate in school administration and supervision, is the Howard County Teacher of the Year.
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.
The School of Education is pleased to announce that the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation for the School’s Master of Science degree in School Counseling.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Education was included in the 2013 US News and World Report’s ranking of top graduate schools of education, ranking sixth.