November 2015

November 30, 2015

What will the education headlines be in 2025?

A panel of experts gathered at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College for a provocative discussion about the future of education in Arizona. Watch the complete panel discussion here.


November 24, 2015

$5.25M awarded to K-12 educators through Arizona Ready-for-Rigor Project

For their leadership in increasing their student and school achievement, more than 2,200 educators from 58 schools in 10 districts received over $5.25 million in performance-based payouts for participating in theArizona Ready-for-Rigor (AZRfR) Project during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Milken winners

November 19, 2015

ASU education grads win prestigious national awards

Nicki Derryberry, a 2009 master’s graduate of ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, and Brittany Matsushino, a 2008 bachelor’s graduate, join a prestigious group of 19 educators across the country who received 2015-2016 Milken Educator Awards this week.


November 16, 2015

At the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Preschool, inclusive education a priority

The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Preschool sees positive results after moving to a new building to create a more inclusive environment for all students:

police officer and child

Officer Arielle Miller calls upon her education from the ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College as she works with a wide range of youth, including Mara Fortunato during the 2014 Shop with a Cop event. 

November 13, 2015

ASU grad finds education degree enhances law enforcement career

As the critical nature of police-community relations dominates headlines, Arizona State University graduate Arielle Miller believes her education training is making her a better law enforcement officer. Miller was named 2013 “Officer of the Year” by Maricopa Police Department, the first rookie ever.

Audrey Beardsley

ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College associate professor, Audrey Beardsley

November 03, 2015

ASU expert decries high-stakes testing of students

The debate over high-stakes testing for students was highlighted last month when President Barack Obama said that schools should have fewer, but better quality exams.

October 2015
Jessica Schreiber

October 16, 2015

Eco awakening: Alumna leads sustainability efforts in the Big Apple

Jessica Schreiber may have gotten a late start on recycling — she never heard of it until college — but you wouldn't know that by her profession today: overseeing recycling programs for the biggest city in the country.

book cover

October 15, 2015

ASU graduate Kathy Peach turns honors thesis into children's book

Congrats to alumna Kathy Peach on becoming a published children’s book author. Kathy transferred to ASU from Chandler-Gilbert Community College and earned her degree in early childhood/early childhood special education while attending Barrett, The Honors College. Learn how these experiences led her to fulfill her lifelong dreams.


Arizona State University President Michael Crow joined Arizona Western College (AWC) President Glenn Mayle in Yuma Tuesday to announce a new partnership between the schools.

October 14, 2015

ASU, Arizona Western College unite to address workforce needs of southwest Arizona

Beginning in the Spring 2016 semester, the ASU@Yuma program will allow students to complete their associate’s degree from AWC and continue their education to earn an ASU bachelor’s degree, taking all the classes needed at the same location on AWC's campus in Yuma.

talk radio

October 14, 2015

No federal funding impacts importance of teachers' roles with gifted students

Listen to an interview with Dr. Dina Brulles, Gifted Program Coordinator for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, on Education Talk Radio.