Dr. Jonathan Collins has published a new op-ed piece in Education Week on the anniversary of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that claimed the lives of 13 students and 4 teachers, challenging remarks made by comedian Louis C.K. that denigrated some of the survivors of the Parkland mass shooting for becoming active in politics.
The Brown Department of Education congratulates Education Studies alumna Marguerite Joutz ('15) on her new position as chief of staff and assistant to the president as reported by Brown University news staff.
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.
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.”
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.
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.