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March 2015
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Michelene “Micki” Chihas been named the winner of the 2015 E.L. Thorndike Award for Lifetime Contribution in Research from the American Psychological Association.
Photo by: ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

March 24, 2015

Michelene Chi Wins Award for Lifetime Contribution in Research from the American Psychological Association


Michelene “Micki” Chi, the Dorothy Bray Endowed Professor of Science and Teaching in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, has been named the winner of the 2015 E.L. Thorndike Award for Lifetime Contribution in Research from the American Psychological Association.

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Osborn and Avondale superintendents (4th and 3rd from right, respectively) and fellow winners of TAP District of Distinction award.
Photo by: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching

March 24, 2015

Teachers College partner school districts receive education awards


For their positive improvements in teacher advancement and student achievement, Avondale and Osborn Elementary School Districts were honored with TAP Districts of Distinction Awards at the 15th National TAP Conference in Los Angeles on March 14.

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March 17, 2015

ASU Colleges Form New Partnership to Address Teacher Shortage


The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) are joining forces to produce more teachers by encouraging students graduating with liberal arts degrees to consider becoming a teacher.

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March 11, 2015

National awards honor Teachers College faculty


This spring, several faculty members at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College will receive national accolades by elite educational and research-driven organizations.

At the upcoming American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual meeting in April, Teachers College faculty will be recognized for the following awards:

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March 10, 2015

ASU graduate education programs rank 17th nationally


Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University continues to rise in rankings of the nation’s top education graduate programs, climbing to No. 17.

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March 10, 2015

Jeanne M. Powers wins AERA’s 2015 Review of Research Award


 
Jeanne M. Powers, associate professor at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, was announced as the 2015 recipient of the Review of Research Award in a release from the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
 

January 2015
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January 29, 2015

New education master’s programs keep pace with today’s school needs


Perhaps in no other field do ongoing advances in data analysis and innovative technology exert a more lasting impact than in education. At the same time, cultivating transformative school leaders in our nation’s K-12 schools is becoming increasingly important within the education profession.

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The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University offers six online graduate degree programs.

January 08, 2015

ASU climbs 2 spots in US News rankings for online graduate education programs


For the second year in a row, the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University is in the top 25 among online graduate education programs, according to the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs” rankings.

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Top: David Berliner, Gene Glass
Bottom: Sherman Dorn, David Garcia

January 07, 2015

Teachers College faculty recognized for public influence in education


Four faculty members from Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College are named in this year’s “Rick Hess Straight Up” (RHSU) Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. The 2015 rankings, released Jan. 7 in Education Week, honor 200 university-based education scholars for their extensive contributions to public debates about education. 

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ASU education graduate Faridodin "Fredi" Lajvardi is a passionate advocate of STEM, and a dedicated mentor to the Carl Hayden Community High School robotics team.
Photo by: Connie Waldo / Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

January 02, 2015

ASU-trained teachers, their students inspire Hollywood movie


Few teachers who make the sacrifice it takes to work in education expect recognition, let alone that Hollywood will make a major movie about their careers. But together, two Arizona State University-trained educators unwittingly provided inspiration for the lead character played by George Lopez in the new film “Spare Parts.”