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Creating a home in schools book cover

Dr. Francisco Rios and Dr. A Longoria (both Secondary Education) will host a virtual launch event from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 13 to discuss their new book, “Creating a Home in Schools: Sustaining Identities for Black, Indigenous, and Teachers of Color.” 

Read more about Secondary Education Faculty Host Book Launch
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.

Read more about WCE/SMATE Faculty Publish Paper
Will Nelson

“I love the equity part of my job,” he said. “Uplifting the voice of students who traditionally have not had that happen is important. Having their voices uplifted helps guarantee they will realize success.” 

Will Nelson earned his principal’s credential at Western Washington University.

Read more about WWU Alumnus Named New Superintendent of La Conner School District
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