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Brown Education Department Seeks Director of Teacher Education

The Department of Education at Brown University invites applications for the position of Director of Teacher Education. Brown’s teacher education program certifies secondary school teachers for urban teaching in a one-year MAT program and offers opportunities for undergraduate students in teacher education. The director will serve on the faculty inside or outside the tenure system at the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Senior Lecturer, or Distinguished Senior Lecturer.

(Distributed January 11, 2019)

Recap of Emily Rosenzweig's Speaker Series Lecture

On Dec. 11, Emily Rosenzweig, adjunct lecturer for the Brown University Department of Education, presented a Speaker Series lecture entitled, “Harnessing the Power of Motivation to Promote Math and Science Learning.”

(Distributed January 2, 2019)

Recap of Leigh Wedenoja's Speaker Series Lecture

On Nov. 13, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Education Leigh Wedenoja delivered her Speaker Series lecture, "Second Time's the Charm? How Repeated Student-Teacher Matches Contribute to Cognitive and Non-cognitive Achievement,” to a full audience in the Dewey Conference Room of the Barus Building.

(Distributed December 11, 2018)

Education Professor Papay Receives Tenure

The Brown Education community extends its congratulations to Dr. John Papay, who has been promoted with tenure to Associate Professor of Education and Economics, effective on July 1, 2019. Dr. Papay has been teaching at the Brown Department of Education since 2012 and currently serves as the director of undergraduate studies for the department. 

(Distributed December 3, 2018)

Education Studies Concentrator to Speak at Mid-Year Completion Ceremony

Brown University will ring in December with a bit of pomp and circumstance tomorrow, with more than 70 students earning their degrees in Brown's annual mid-year completion ceremony.  The Education Department was pleased to hear that Education Studies concentrator Attayah Douglas will be one of the two graduating seniors offering their reflections at the ceremony.

(Distributed November 30, 2018)

Prof. Spoehr Quoted in New York Times

Senior Lecturer in Education and History Luther Spoehr has been quoted in a New York Times article, "Are Civics Lessons a Constitutional Right?"

The article delves into a federal lawsuit Rhode Island public school students and parents are filing today against the state, arguing that failing to prepare children for citizenship violates their rights under the United States Constitution.

(Distributed November 29, 2018)
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