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January 2016
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas, AZRfR Executive Director Virginia McElyea, and the 10 Arizona superintendents honored at the Jan. 26 awards program.

January 29, 2016

AZRfR Project schools recognized for successful educational recipe


The ASU School Partnership Grant Programs Advisory Council honored nine K-12 schools from five Arizona districts with its third annual Educational Excellence Impact Awards.

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teachers

January 26, 2016

ASU expands teachers' technology tool kit


A few years ago, students in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College took a three-credit course on how to use technology in the classroom.

“There’s something kind of ironic about having a course called ‘integrating technology,’ but it’s a standalone course — it’s not integrated,” said LeeAnn Lindsey, who is in charge of the technology-infusion initiative at the college.

Amanda Vickery

January 21, 2016

Bringing citizenship to the classroom


New Teachers College professor, Amanda Vickery, is passionate about new ways to teach history and social studies.

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ASU alumni recognized as Rodel Exemplary Principals, clockwise from upper left: Bennett MacKinney, Shannon Bonnette, Karie Burns, and Kate McDonald.

ASU alumni recognized as Rodel Exemplary Principals, clockwise from upper left: Bennett MacKinney, Shannon Bonnette, Karie Burns, and Kate McDonald.

January 15, 2016

Seven alumni principals recognized for excellence by Rodel Foundation


Congratulations to the four alumni who received 2016 Rodel Exemplary Principal Awards:

Wilcox and colleagues

Pictured here with colleagues and her husband, Professor M. Jeanne Wilcox holds her 2015 Honors of the Association Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

January 12, 2016

Expect (Don’t Hope) for Results


This philosophy has guided M. Jeanne Wilcox’s work on communications science through nearly four decades of research and clinical interventions with a very diverse client base.

Teresa Redel

Teresa Redel of St. Louis, Missouri, earned a master’s in curriculum and instruction online and is pictured here at convocation with her husband of 22 years, Ron Redel. She calls him her hero, and says she could not have completed the program without his support.

January 04, 2016

Grads of Online Programs Attend Non-Virtual Convocation


Students graduating from ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College online programs gathered with family, friends and professors for lunch before convocation last week. While many of them had been communicating with one another for years as they made their way through classes, projects and a myriad of assignments, this was the first time most had met in person.

December 2015

December 11, 2015

ASU graduates share what’s most important about teaching


Congratulations to the December 2015 graduates of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Learn more about some of their unique stories and paths to joining the world’s most important profession.

Desiree Graham
BAE, Elementary Education

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.

students

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 the Arizona 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.