CEHD alum Lisa D. Thompson (Ed.D. ’21) and Associate Professor Kristina Brezicha co-authored an article on literacy-focused school improvement plans and how they impact students’ literacy skills over time.
Students and faculty in the College of Education & Human Development's sport administration program participated in an experiential learning opportunity at the TOUR Championship hosted at East Lake Golf Club.
How can parents help transition their young children from spending all their time at home to spending part of the day at an early care center? Stacey French-Lee and Tonia Durden offer recommendations as the school year begins.
As the new school year gets underway, CEHD Associate Professor Thomas Crisp recommends that parents and guardians consider reading books to their kids that address different emotions that come with the first day of school.
Twenty-five Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers attended orientation for Georgia State University's STEM education master's program as part of a new partnership between the university and the school district.
Five Georgia State University alumni will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the GSU Alumni Association's highest honor, at the 60th annual Distinguished Alumni Award reception and ceremony on Friday, Oct. 13.
Associate Professor Yinying Wang, a faculty member in our educational leadership program who studies leadership and decision-making, offers her recommendations for new principals beginning in their new roles this fall.
In 2017, Tylan Bailey (B.S.E. ’21) decided to go back to school to earn his bachelor's degree in health and physical education, and now he shares his passion for it with students at Briar Vista Elementary School.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded Georgia State’s Georgia Policy Labs $1.85 million to study the effects of remote instructional delivery and recovery strategies on student outcomes in grades K–12.
As she graduates this spring, Lisa Bracken (Ed.D. ’23) reflects on her career and what she learned from her classmates and faculty in the College of Education & Human Development's educational leadership doctoral program.
Thanks to an AmeriCorps VISTA grant, students and faculty in Georgia State University's College of Education & Human Development and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies are developing an outreach program for LGBTQIA+ youth in Atlanta experiencing homelessness.
The National Science Foundation has named Georgia State University Associate Professor Natalie King one of the 2023 recipients of its Alan T. Waterman Award, the nation's highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers.
Max Budnick, a mathematics student at Georgia State’s Perimeter College, and Emily Smith, a neuroscience major on Georgia State’s Atlanta Campus, are among just 413 students nationwide who were recently named Goldwater scholars.
The College of Education & Human Development is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 Faculty and Staff Awards, which recognize and celebrate individuals who have helped the college move lives forward.
Terri Pigott, a professor with a joint appointment in the School of Public Health and College of Education & Human Development, was one of 24 faculty members nationwide selected as a 2023 American Educational Research Association Fellow.
Assistant Professor Jonte Myers co-authored a paper in TEACHING Exceptional Children on how educators can teach mathematics content online while ensuring that students with learning disabilities are supported.
Assistant Professor Karie Brown authored a book chapter on how she designed and taught a co-created mathematics education course that included regular feedback from her students about what they wanted to gain from the class.
Assistant Professor Jonte Myers and his colleagues collected and reviewed studies published from 1978-2020 detailing how researchers implemented interventions for sixth-12th grade students with mathematics difficulties.
Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro and doctoral student Sierra Gilliam are working on a National Science Foundation-funded project with researchers interested in how teachers can encourage productive mathematics conversation among their students.
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Stevens, Associate Professor Audrey Leroux and CEHD graduate students Megan Mowbray and Grace Lee conducted a study on word-problem vocabulary instruction for students with mathematics difficulties.
Professor Susan Auslander and CEHD alumnus Kayla Myers co-authored a study in the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education on the effectiveness of elementary mathematics specialist endorsement programs.
College of Education & Human Development alum Armin Marquez (M.S. ’16, Ph.D. ’20), Professor Beth Cianfrone and Associate Professor Tim Kellison published a study in the Sports Innovation Journal on high school athletic directors’ decision-making processes around digital ticketing and other technological advancements.
The U.S. News 2023 Best Online Programs rankings assessed more than 1,800 graduate and undergraduate programs offered online by regionally accredited institutions — the highest number of degree programs evaluated in the online rankings’ 11-year history.
Educators in several states use the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach to reading intervention for students with dyslexia. Assistant Professor Elizabeth Stevens and colleagues reviewed this intervention method to learn whether current research supports its use.
Several College of Education & Human Development faculty and staff members worked with Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives to host a group of international teachers on campus through the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program.
A team of Georgia State University researchers has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health to improve health services for non-native English speaking minority communities.
Associate Professor Lauren Margulieux received $234,268 in funding from Google to work with teacher education faculty members at the university on incorporating computer science lessons into their curriculum for all K-12 grades and then study how these lessons are used in classrooms throughout Georgia.
Assistant Professor Rosalyn Harvey-Torres is one of two researchers nationwide chosen for the 2022 Emerging Scholars Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Literacy Research Association’s Reading Hall of Fame.
The College of Education & Human Development selected Sheltering Arms Educare Center, the Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School as the 2022 recipients of the CEHD Partnership Award.
Ai Leen Choo, assistant professor and director of the college’s Stuttering and Bilingualism Lab, details her research on stuttering, explains some common misconceptions and discusses International Stuttering Awareness Day.
CEHD student Meridith Rose, who established a company that provides speech-language evaluations and therapy sessions via teletherapy, was selected for the third cohort of Georgia State University's Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund.
Assistant Professor Chavez Phelps co-authored an article outlining research on Black students’ school experiences and recommendations for how educators can rethink school safety for their most vulnerable students.
The College of Education & Human Development welcomes 20 new faculty for the 2022-2023 academic year – faculty whose research, teaching and service make significant contributions to the college and its students.
Assistant Professor Kathryn McCarthy and affiliate faculty Scott Crossley received National Science Foundation funding to gather experts in educational technology and related fields. They tasked the group with identifying barriers to online learning and brainstorming possible solutions that would ensure all students can participate in digital learning experiences.
Professor Susan Auslander and Assistant Dean for Educator Preparation and Accreditation Carla Tanguay received Georgia Department of Education grant funding to prepare high-quality elementary mathematics specialists.
Jennifer Owen (M.Ed. ’16, Ed.S. ’17) developed an online marketplace called Co-CreatED to give teachers, administrators and school systems a virtual platform to connect with vetted professional development training providers.
Damion Carpenter (A.S. '21), a long-time Atlanta Braves employee and a Georgia State Sport Administration student, received a replica of the diamond-studded version given to the 2021 Braves World Champion team.
Georgia State University announced it has signed the EPPs for Digital Equity and Transformation Pledge, committing to prepare educators with the skills to successfully use technology for learning in face-to-face, hybrid and online classrooms.
Three faculty members and one affiliate faculty from the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Learning Sciences received 2022 seed grants from Georgia State's Center for Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy to implement language and literacy intervention programs.
Representatives from the College of Education & Human Development traveled to the nation’s capital to attend the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education’s 2022 Washington Week, an annual event highlighting key issues in education and advocating for quality teacher preparation.
The Women’s Philanthropy Network (WPN) at Georgia State University selected a diverse set of college and unit-level initiatives to receive grants ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 to foster student success and improve student opportunities.
Assistant Professor Erin Mason and doctoral student Adrianne Robertson co-authored an article that updates and expands the Transforming School Counseling Initiative's school counseling tenets to incorporate anti-racism practices.
The new university initiative establishes interdisciplinary research hubs to address some of society’s most pressing issues, including pandemic preparedness, climate solutions, crime victim protection, equity and access, and public health.
The pandemic has produced a mental health crisis with effects that may reverberate for years — even decades — to come. At Georgia State, researchers are working to gain insights into the emotional toll and identify how people are finding hope even as the threats persist.
Assistant Professor Naomi Jessup co-authored an article that explores how schools began relying heavily on Black parents to be responsible for their children’s learning during the pandemic, and how math curriculum designed to be one-size-fits all doesn’t allow students across all backgrounds to be successful.
The College of Education & Human Development and its Department of Counseling and Psychological Services hosted a virtual celebration to formally dedicate the Ken Matheny Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma, and Resilience.
Professor Gary Bingham co-authored an article in American Educator that details specific practices that early childhood educators can incorporate into their teaching to support literacy development for children ages 3-5.
Assistant Professors Lauren Margulieux and Ben Shapiro and their colleagues have proposed a new teaching theory called “multiple conceptions theory,” which they presented at the 17th Association for Computing Machinery Conference on International Computing Education Research.
Shorter winter seasons, less snowfall and melting ice caused by climate change will have major implications for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the future of winter sports, as outlined in a new report co-authored by Georgia State University associate professor Tim Kellison.
Emma Presberg (M.A.T. ’21) is one of five teachers statewide chosen for the Georgia Science Teacher Association’s (GSTA) 2022 Teachers of Promise, which celebrates science educators in the first three years of their career.
The College of Education & Human Development’s Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence received a $361,000 AmeriCorps VISTA grant to launch a street outreach program for homeless and runaway LGBTQ+ youth in downtown Atlanta.
Assistant Professor Chavez Phelps co-authored a new book entitled, “Building Great Mental Health Professional-Teacher Teams,” which details how educators and school mental health professionals can work together as a team to better support students.
Joyce King's newest book, “We Be Lovin’ Black Children: Learning to Be Literate About the African Diaspora,” shares what she and other researchers have learned about preparing teachers for diverse classrooms and celebrating African Diaspora literacy and heritage knowledge.
Professor Gary Bingham and colleagues from Michigan State University and Texas A&M University have received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to support preschool-aged children’s early writing development.
Jennifer Esposito, chair of the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, is a co-recipient of the American Educational Studies Association’s (AESA) 2021 Critics’ Choice Book Award.
Georgia State University has received a transformational $5 million gift from Snap Inc. to support the preparation of educators to integrate computer science across the curriculum and continue to diversify the computer science education field.
Associate Professor Feng Yang co-authored a study to determine whether vibration training – an intervention used to improve physical function for people with MS – could also improve cognitive function and overall quality of life.
Assistant Professor Renata Love Jones is one of two researchers nationwide chosen for the 2021 Emerging Scholars Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Literacy Research Association’s Reading Hall of Fame.
Associate Professor Jerry Wu has received a two-year, $429,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study motor, cognitive and language development in infants with Down syndrome, a genetic condition that causes physical and cognitive developmental delays.
College of Education & Human Development Assistant Professor Erin Mason was awarded a $2,259 research grant from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision to study how affinity groups – groups of people who come together around a shared interest – may make anti-racism training more effective.
College of Education & Human Development alumnus Calvin Cole (Ph.D. ’16) received a five-year, $713,515 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to better understand and treat the mechanisms of pancreatic cancer-related muscle wasting.
College of Education & Human Development doctoral student Daun Kwag was chosen for the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling’s new Racial Disparities and Oppression Related Research Grant Program.
Tom Farrey, executive director of the Aspen Institute's Project Play, will be the featured speaker for the 3rd Annual Mike and Terry Metzler Distinguished Lecture, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m.
Georgia State University Professor Cynthia Puranik and Distinguished University Professor Daphne Greenberg have received a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to support teachers and students in adult secondary education.
Iris Feinberg, research assistant professor in the Department of Learning Sciences and associate director of the College of Education & Human Development’s Adult Literacy Research Center, published an article in Perspectives in Adult Education on building a culture of health literacy in the midst of a global pandemic.
Associate Professor Thomas Crisp co-edited a new book that will serve as a resource for scholars of children’s literature, librarians, media specialists, teachers and teacher educators who are interested in incorporating authentic nonfiction literature into their work.
College of Education & Human Development doctoral students Glenda Chisholm, Caleb Collier, Claudia Hagan, Laura Peña-Telfer and Ethan Trinh have been chosen for the Center for Equity and Justice in Teacher Education's inaugural research initiation grant program.
Assistant Professor Jessica Scott co-authored a book offering research and guidelines for faculty in university-level deaf education programs, examining teacher preparation for the deaf community at a time when more researchers are studying how various communication approaches impact students’ language and literacy learning.
Jennifer Esposito, chair of the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, co-authored a new book to help students understand how to incorporate intersectionality into qualitative research.
College of Education & Human Development Associate Professor Andy Roach and Emily Graybill, director of Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability, are co-principal investigators on a new five-year, $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to study a professional development program for special education teachers.
During the first week of classes for the 2021-2022 academic year, the College of Education & Human Development hosted welcome back events for students, faculty and staff in the college’s first floor lobby.
College of Education & Human Development Assistant Professor Min Kyu Kim and College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Daniel Takabi received a three-year, $399,681 grant from the National Science Foundation for an interdisciplinary project on artificial intelligence and privacy.
The College of Education & Human Development welcomes 11 new full-time faculty for the 2021-2022 academic year – faculty whose research, teaching and service make significant contributions to the college and its students.
CEHD alumnus LaTonya Brown (B.S.E. ’95, M.Ed. ’98) launched a nonprofit organization this year to connect at-risk youth ages 10-24 with the resources they need to be successful academically and professionally.
Developed by Georgia State’s School of Public Health and Adult Literacy Research Center at the College of Education & Human Development, the toolkit contains videos and brochures on diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and healthy eating published in 13 languages.
Funded with grants from JPMorgan Chase, the CINEMA Program operated by Georgia State’s Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence is building the next generation of Atlanta’s film, television and digital arts workforce.
Doctoral students Brandon Attell, Lauren Coleman, Adrianne Robertson and Carina Windom were invited to participate in the inaugural Gates Notes Deep Dive, a new virtual discussion series with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
A beloved fixture of the Georgia State Child Development Program for four decades, Danny Darby helped shape its reputation, has taught countless students and teachers, and even welcomed the children of former students to its classrooms.
Georgia State University faculty members Tonia Durden and Stacey French-Lee have received a two-year, $800,000 grant from the Early Educator Investment Collaborative to expand and diversify Georgia’s early childhood education workforce.
Assistant Professor Garrett Delavan is the lead co-editor for an upcoming special issue of Language Policy that will offer a research-based conversation on what scholars call “dual language bilingual education gentrification” and provide a roadmap for future research projects.
Four metro-Atlanta students have been named 2021 Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) STAR Student Region Winners for region 3A. Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development serves as the region 3A sponsor for the program.
Associate Professor Laura Shannonhouse conducted a study about the links among undergraduate students’ individual experiences with trauma, their lifetime suicide risk and their reporting of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Jennifer Esposito, chair of the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, is the co-recipient of the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry’s 2021 Qualitative Book Award.
Assistant Professor Natalie R. Davis and colleagues from Northwestern University analyzed three years’ worth of data from an after-school program to better understand how and when students demonstrated moments of self-determination.
Stacey French-Lee, clinical assistant professor and executive director of the College of Education & Human Development’s Child Development Centers, was elected to serve as a governing board member at-large for the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The American Counseling Association’s Governing Council will include three CEHD representatives in 2021-2022: Professor Catharina Chang, doctoral student Ashlei Rabess and CEHD alumnus Danica Hays (Ph.D. ’05).
Chi Sigma Iota, the international counseling honor society, has recognized College of Education & Human Development doctoral students Mary Chase Mize and Ashlei Rabess with 2021 awards for their research and service.
Molefi Kete Asante's Mays Lecture presentation highlighted how the prevailing European systems of knowledge have devalued other cultures and as a result, American students are left without a well-rounded, global and historically accurate knowledge base.
To gain a better understanding of expert-recommended science trade books and how they may support science learning, a team of College of Education & Human Development faculty and students studied 400 books from the National Science Teachers Association's 2010-2017 book lists.
Molefi Kete Asante, professor and chair of the Department of African American Studies at Temple University, will deliver the 32nd annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture in a virtual format on Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Faculty in the College of Education & Human Development’s Adult Literacy Research Center received a $15,000 grant from the Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative to adapt a trauma intervention program for culturally- and linguistically-diverse communities.
CEHD Associate Professor Chenyi Zhang received a $50,000 grant from the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy to incorporate trauma-informed practices into early childhood literacy instruction.
Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro is part of an interdisciplinary team that received a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant to create a new type of training model for universities to employ and help people in underserved communities pursue careers in data science.
CEHD Associate Professor Tim Kellison published a new article on the trend of elected officials approving public funding for professional sports stadiums and its implications for voters, political leaders and sports teams.
The College of Education & Human Development’s Urban Child Study Center has been awarded a five-year, $750,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Education to study the state of Georgia’s implementation of a federally-funded literacy initiative.
Georgia State University assistant professors Claire Donehower and Sarah Hansen have received a five-year, $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support social-communication learning for elementary-aged students with intellectual disabilities.
The Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence has been awarded an $11,000 grant from Crafty Apes VFX, a California-based visual effects company, to support its Careers In New and Emerging and Media Areas (CINEMA) Project.
Assistant Professor Min Kyu Kim and Department of Learning Sciences alumnus Tuba Ketenci developed and tested a learner profiling model to better understand students’ interactions in online discussion settings.
Jennifer Esposito, chair of the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies, is working with Tisha Lewis Ellison from the University of Georgia to better understand what training and support teachers received when they had to shift to online teaching due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence and Georgia-based nonprofit RestoreHER will host a virtual debut screening and discussion of a documentary entitled, “The COVID-19 LeadHERship Project,” on Nov. 13.
Researchers are developing the Belonging and Empathy, With Intentional Targeted Helping (BE WITH) project, which is designed to reduce social isolation, loneliness and elevated suicide risk in racially diverse older adults, the demographic hardest hit by COVID-19.
The College of Education & Human Development’s Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence will host the 15th Annual Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference on Saturday, Nov. 14, in a virtual format.
Assistant Professor Cori Salmerón was selected for the National Council of Teachers of English’s 2020 Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color Program, which provides support, mentoring and networking opportunities for early career scholars of color.
The Prevention Research Center at Georgia State has teamed up with the city of Clarkston, Ga., to distribute multilanguage lawn signs on COVID-19 protections in high-pedestrian areas to help curb the spread of the disease.
In an article published in Teaching and Supervision in Counseling, Professor Catharina Chang and doctoral student Ashlei Rabess consider whether the counseling profession as a whole has a signature pedagogy for multicultural and social justice knowledge.
Professor Beth Cianfrone and Associate Professor Tim Kellison published an article in the International Journal of Sport Communication about the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four tournament cancellation and how the related community events had to adapt during a sudden public health crisis.
Associate Professor Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad and CEHD alum Sherell McArthur (Ph.D. ’14) co-authored a study highlighting the history of Black female writers and investigating how Black women today use their voices to make sense of the difficulties they face.
The University Council for Educational Administration has selected Georgia State University as the next host of its Center for the Study of Leadership in Urban Schools, one of eight UCEA centers nationwide.
In a report recently published by the National Education Policy Center, Associate Professor Kristen Buras outlines how Black communities in New Orleans were disproportionately impacted by Hurricane Katrina and how those same issues are playing out nationally during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Assistant Professor Jennifer Darling-Aduana co-authored a book entitled, “Equity and Quality in Digital Learning: Realizing the Promise in K-12 Education,” which outlines recent research findings and offers digital learning strategies and practices that schools can consider.
Working with a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, professor Cynthia Puranik and colleagues are developing a writing-focused intervention program for students who have language-based learning disabilities.
Assistant Professor Naomi Jessup encourages teachers to facilitate more conversations among students about how to solve mathematical problems and how that knowledge can be applied to students’ lives outside of the classroom.
Georgia State University’s Technology, Engineering, Environment, Math and Science (T.E.E.M.S.) AmeriCorps Program received the 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
The College of Education & Human Development added several faculty for the 2020-2021 academic year – faculty whose research, teaching and service make significant contributions to the college and its students.
CEHD sport administration master's student Laura Hicks was chosen for the 2020 McLendon Minority Postgraduate Scholarship, a program that supports students from minority populations who want to become collegiate athletics leaders.
Distinguished University Professor Daphne Greenberg and other Georgia State faculty have created the first post-doctoral fellowship training program in the country specifically designed to support new Ph.D. graduates interested in studying adult literacy.
In a recently-published collection of papers, Associate Professor Michelle Zoss and other educators explain how incorporating the arts in their English language arts classrooms can help high school students better connect with the material they’re learning.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Wade Morris and CEHD Professor Chara Bohan analyzed history textbooks published between 1870 and 1920 and found that over time, Southern accounts of Civil War events influenced those published in Northern history books.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Cassandra Hinger explores social justice advocacy, or the ways psychologists can promote policies and practices that give disadvantaged groups the tools and support they need to improve their lives.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Meng-Wei Lin and Assistant Professor Feng Yang conducted a study to better understand gait stability for people with MS and use this knowledge to design more effective interventions for preventing falls.
Dean’s Doctoral Fellow Scott Cohen and Assistant Professors Jessica Scott and Patrick Enderle conducted a study to gauge ASL resources available for educators and how well they communicated nuanced scientific concepts.
The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), selected CEHD students Jamian Coleman and Ashlei Rabess for its Minority Fellowship Program for Doctoral Mental Health Counselors.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Iris Feinberg collaborated with the Institute for Healthcare Advancement to create easy-to-read resources related to COVID-19 for those who work with adults with low literacy.
College of Education & Human Development faculty members Brian Williams, Nancy Schafer and Diane Truscott established a new project to provide access to quality science instruction at Title I elementary schools in Atlanta.
As school leaders continue to make decisions and guide their staff, CEHD alum Dan Sims recommends a style of leadership that treats people with understanding but also holds students and staff to high academic standards.
Dihema Longman set a goal to earn her doctorate by her 40th birthday and this semester, she’s achieved that goal, graduating with her doctorate in teaching and learning and a concentration in mathematics education just before her birthday on May 20.
Pharmacy technician and CEHD early childhood education student Candy Sydney has found hope and positivity in her program and in her conversations with Clinical Associate Professor Laura Meyers, who has collected and delivered more than 80 masks to Sydney and her colleagues since the pandemic began.
Kellan Morris (B.S.E. ’19), a first-year sixth grade social studies teacher at Mason Creek Middle School in Douglas County, Ga., discusses being named Middle School Teacher of the Year and her experiences teaching during a pandemic.
Georgia State University assistant professor Laura Shannonhouse has research-based COVID-19 guidelines for caregivers, volunteers and individuals who are supporting the older adult populations in their areas.
Jeff Ashby, professor and co-director of the college's Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma and Resilience, has eight tips for people managing stress in the face of shelter-in-place orders and social distancing.
Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University, will deliver the 31st annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in Georgia State University’s Florence Kopleff Recital Hall.
The Department of Educational Policy Studies received an award under the Provost’s Visiting Scholars Program to bring Professor Joel Warrican from The University of the West Indies to visit Georgia State University.
The Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development’s online master’s degree programs have been ranked No. 35 in the country in the U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best Online Education Programs rankings released on Jan. 14.
The College of Education & Human Development's sport administration program is collaborating with the NCAA and Atlanta Basketball Host Committee on a series of academic initiatives focused on sport event management slated for spring 2020.
As an educational specialist for ATL PBA, master's student Alita McCalmon connects with educators and students across Atlanta on projects from WABE, an NPR station in town, and the city’s Public Broadcasting Service station.
CEHD faculty members Dennis Gilbride and Franco Dispenza will continue preparing cohorts of clinical rehabilitation counselors for positions in vocational rehabilitation agencies thanks to two recent federal grants.
Associate Professor Beth Cianfrone is the 2019 recipient of the Sport Marketing Association’s Stotlar Award, which recognizes a university faculty member for their outstanding contributions to sport marketing education and graduate mentorship.
Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development is expanding its teacher residency programs to rural districts in Georgia with its new Network for Urban and Rural Teachers United for Residency Engagement (NURTURE) Project.
Faculty members Christopher Tullis, Sarah Hansen and Claire Donehower have established a new initiative to combat the shortage of educators and behavior analysts who can support young children with high-intensity needs.
Georgia State University Professor Terri Pigott will coordinate a five-day research institute designed to teach early career STEM educators important data analysis skills necessary for high-quality STEM education research.
Howell Wechsler, director of U.S. programs for FHI 360, will be the featured speaker at the 2nd Annual Mike and Terry Metzler Distinguished Lecture, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. in Georgia State University's Speaker's Auditorium.
Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development, Clayton County Public Schools and Curriculum Associates will work together on a new $1.2 million grant program to support Clayton County middle school teachers implementing the county’s math curriculum in their classrooms.
The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, selected College of Education & Human Development graduate students Jacklyn J. Byrd and Nicolas Williams for its Minority Fellowship Program.
CEHD professor Joe Magliano and assistant professor Kathryn McCarthy are co-principal investigators in a research project that will analyze students’ reading comprehension through a two-year, $599,973 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
College of Education & Human Development professor David Houchins has received a four-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Center for Special Education Research to study a blended learning literacy program in juvenile justice schools.
The College of Education & Human Development’s sport administration master’s program has been ranked No. 11 in North America and No. 13 internationally by SportBusiness International, a news organization that offers insight and analysis in the business of sport.
Associate Professor Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad’s is putting a professional development model she created into practice this summer through two summer institutes connected to her STEM is LIT(ERACIES) project.
The College of Education & Human Development’s Adult Literacy Research Center awarded $10,000 in grant funding among three Georgia State University students to further their research in adult literacy.
The Green Sports Alliance named the College of Education & Human Development’s Center for Sport and Urban Policy one of its 2019 Environmental Innovators of the Year, a designation given to both individuals and organizations for their tremendous work in the sports greening movement.
In his educational leadership career at both the local and state levels, Darren Clay (B.S.E. ’10, M.Ed. ’11) has found innovative ways to keep students engaged, support teachers and provide thoughtful school leadership.
In an article in the National Association of Secondary School Principals Bulletin, CEHD Assistant Professor Yinying Wang considers how schools can develop school leadership from what she calls a “social network perspective.”
Assistant Professor Patrick Enderle received National Science Foundation grant funding for a STEM-related after-school project that teaches college students about multicultural education and culturally-relevant teaching practices.
Roberta Gibson reflects on her time as a teacher resident and how that full academic year in the classroom prepared her to become a teacher, coach and assistant principal at Cross Keys High School in Atlanta.
Associate Professor Diane Truscott and co-author Vera Stenhouse recently published a study in "Urban Education" that highlighted possible connections between culturally-responsive teaching practices and teacher dispositions.
College of Education & Human Development Assistant Professor Katie McCarthy received a $50,000 Spencer Foundation grant to study how combining different types of learning strategies might improve science text comprehension.
Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development associate professor Cynthia Puranik has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to study a writing intervention program.
James Sanders Freels and Mandel Ayele Merceron Montilus graduated this spring with a Certificate of Career Readiness from Georgia State University’s Inclusive Digital Expression and Literacy (IDEAL) Program.
Georgia State University College of Education & Human Development faculty members Christine Thomas and Natalie King have received a six-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to address the shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers in urban schools, especially Black and Latinx men.
The College of Education & Human Development is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 Faculty Awards, who have published extensively, mentored numerous educators and peers, secured significant grant funding, and represented the CEHD in school systems, community organizations and in their disciplines.
Georgia State University is part of a national group of leading innovative institutions that has received a $2.4 million grant from the Strada Education Network to redesign the college-to-career pathway.
Walter C. Farrell, Jr., National Education Policy Center Fellow at the University of Colorado-Boulder, explored the growing trend of privatizing public education as the guest speaker at the 30th annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on Feb. 20.
Walter C. Farrell, Jr., National Education Policy Center Fellow at the University of Colorado-Boulder, will be the featured speaker at the the 30th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in Georgia State University's Student Center East Ballroom.
The College of Education & Human Development's Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence has started a new program this year to prepare local youth for careers in the burgeoning film, media and entertainment industry in Georgia.
Mackenzie Rector, a master’s student in the College of Education & Human Development’s sport administration program, worked as a Super Bowl Experience area manager and learned the ins and outs of hosting a large-scale fan event.
Representatives from the National Football League and Mercedes-Benz Stadium visited Georgia State University for “NFL Campus Connection: Inside the Super Bowl,” a series of panel discussions highlighting the ins and outs of planning Super Bowl LIII.
CEHD alumnus Randy Lieberman discusses his experiences on Atlanta's Super Bowl LIII Host Committee, the attention to detail it takes to put together the Super Bowl and what lessons he’s learned from the experience.
Award-winning author Renée Watson read excerpts from her work, discussed her writing process and shared thoughtful commentary on diversity in children's literature at the College of Education & Human Development's third annual Lecture on Diversity and Justice in Children's Literature.
Award-winning author Renée Watson will deliver the third annual Lecture on Diversity and Justice in Children’s Literature on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. in Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development, room 1030.
Interdisciplinary studies undergraduate student Lamonta Parker reflects on the science of learning, his time in the Early College program, and the advice he'd give prospective Early College and Georgia State students.
College of Education & Human Development student Indya Armstrong, a senior in the college’s middle level education program, learned skills like time management and self-discipline by participating in the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence’s Early College program.
Assistant Professor Gholnecsar Muhammad received a three-year, $749,895 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to study a professional development model designed to improve secondary school teachers’ literacy instruction in STEM content areas.