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Celebrating A Centenarian: Dr. Edmund Gordon, SPA/MA ’50

Edmund GordonDr. Edmund W. Gordon (SPA '50), an AU alum and Scholar-In-Residence in the SOE, is one of America’s preeminent education scholars and a contributor to the founding of Head Start, one of the country's oldest federal anti-poverty programs. Still, an active member of the education community, Dr. Gordon turned 100 this year, and celebrations are underway across the country.

The School of Education’s 4th annual Summer Institute on Education, Equity, and Justice (SIEEJ) honored Dr. Gordon’s life and work with a distinguished lecture named in his honor. The inaugural Dr. Edmond Gordon Distinguished Lecture was given by Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, the former Kellner Family Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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SOE's Elementary Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

An “A” grade from the National Council on Teacher Quality reflects the School of Education’s commitment to clinical practice and working in Washington.

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School of Education Offers Resources and Prioritizes Innovation During COVID-19

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 kicked off on May 4, and while the annual celebration is decades old, this year is a bit different. Many people across the U.S. have come to value teachers in a new way because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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