Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education

classroomThe Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College was launched in fall 2014 to extend the work of the college to a global audience. It is co-directed by Teachers College Dean Mari Koerner and Assistant Dean of Research and Global Initiatives Ara Barsam. The center aims to develop impactful educational interventions and design effective, context-appropriate academic and professional development programs to benefit educational institutions — at all levels — around the world.

Among its initiatives, the center strives to engage ASU faculty and students with an international community of scholars, and serves as a platform from which the college is:

  • Scaling up its research and teaching initiatives for global impact
  • Fostering international experiences
  • Building diverse partnerships worldwide

The center primarily targets its efforts to educators, teacher educators and leaders in education, with an ultimate focus on enabling all students to reach their potential.

Center for Games and Impact

game center logo The Center for Games & Impact at Arizona State University is part of Teachers College and advancing a number of initiatives geared toward impacting teachers. The Center was launched in 2012 by ASU Professors James Gee (Chief Games Scholar) and Sasha Barab (Executive Director) in partnership with E-Line Founders Alan Gershenfeld (Founding Industry Fellow and Innovation Director) and Michael Angst (Founding Industry Fellow). Along with a network of aligned partner organizations and industry fellows, the Center will develop exemplar impact projects through an innovation lab, host workshops, provide resources and share best practices, methodologies and case studies that can benefit the whole sector. Visit the center website for complete information.

Equity Alliance

logo The Equity Alliance at ASU, directed by Alfredo Artiles and Elizabeth Kozleski (University of Kansas), is devoted to research and school reform efforts that promote equity, access, participation and outcomes for all students. We take pride in supporting state and local school systems and educational professionals in and across the United States with research based assistance to:

Given that well-educated and supported educators are at the heart of educational equity, the Equity Alliance at ASU works to build capacity at all levels of the educational system to bring about systemic and sustainable change that delivers positive outcomes for all students.

The Equity Alliance at ASU also houses a variety of research based equity related initiatives:

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  • Scaling up its research and teaching initiatives for global impact
  • Fostering international experiences
  • Building diverse partnerships worldwide
    • Eliminate achievement disparities,
    • Develop inclusive learning environments,
    • Uphold the civil rights of students, and
    • Harness the power of family and community involvement in schools.
    • International Comparative Research on Educational Equity
    • The Teachers College Press book series entitled Disability, Culture, and Equity (co-edited by Drs. Artiles and Kozleski)
    • Special education leadership grant for school-wide equity and access
    • International Multilingual Research Journal (published by Taylor & Francis and co-edited by Drs. Artiles and MacSwan)