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Join us in honoring our five Woodring faculty and staff who will be moving on from Western at the end of the academic year.

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Creating a home in schools book cover

Dr. Francisco Rios and Dr. A Longoria (both Secondary Education) hosted a virtual launch event May 13 to discuss their new book, “Creating a Home in Schools: Sustaining Identities for Black, Indigenous, and Teachers of Color.” 

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Debi Hanuscin, Ph.D.

Eight SMATE faculty members led by Debi Hanuscin (SMATE/Woodring Elementary Education) combined efforts to author a paper titled "Supporting the Professional Development of Science Teacher Educators Through Shadowing," to shed light on a technique that has had a huge impact on the continuity of SMATE classes and the way SMATE faculty teach future science educators.

The paper is published in the International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.

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