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Current Education News

A woman smiles in front of a 'Rebels Make it Happen' sign
People | September 22, 2020

College of Education Alumna of the Year Tonia Holmes-Sutton boasts an impressive array of experience fighting for teachers and education regionally and state-wide.

Campus News | September 15, 2020

UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.

Research | September 9, 2020

College of Education professors Christine Clark and Norma A. Marrun reactivate center, examine absence of Ethnic Studies in schools and teacher education programs.

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Business and Community | September 1, 2020

UNLV College of Education professor Bradley Marianno examines the role of teachers and their unions in advocating for safety and equity in fall school return plans.

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Business and Community | July 14, 2020

Kids bored by your book selections? Get them reading this summer with this easy guide from the UNLV Teacher Development and Resources Library.

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Business and Community | July 9, 2020

UNLV student, librarian suggest diversifying at-home libraries as a first step in supporting people of color.

Education In The News

The Nevada Independent
September 24, 2020

I am an honor student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a future educator, a mentor, a non-profit worker, a habitual volunteer in the community, a dependable son, a supportive brother, among many other things.

New York Business Journal
September 23, 2020

The Collective, a division focused on women within Wasserman, is launching The Collective Think Tank this week to research multiple aspects of women and sports, including female fandom, purchasing power and gender inequities within the industry.

The Takeaway
September 22, 2020

Back to school looks a lot different this fall, and that’s in part due to teachers unions.

September 22, 2020

The Collective Think Tank, which the company calls a ‘first-of-its-kind initiative’, will bring together researchers at academic institutions and sports organisations, including properties, brands and media companies, to gather and disseminate insights and information ‘to promote more opportunity for women to succeed in sports’.

Sports Business Journal
September 22, 2020

The Collective, a division focused on women within Wasserman, is launching The Collective Think Tank this week to research multiple aspects of women and sports, including female fandom, purchasing power and gender inequities within the industry.

The Nevada Independent
September 14, 2020

Smoke-filled air settling over northwest Nevada because of raging wildfires has created a yo-yo effect for the Washoe County School District.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

September 28, 2020
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) has been appointed as chair of the College of Education Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Committee. Wendy Rodgers (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) will serve as chair-elect for the current academic year. 
September 24, 2020
Tonya Walls (Teaching & Learning and Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) has published the book chapter "Transforming Curriculum, Exploring Identity, and Cultivating Culturally Responsive Educators" in Cultural Competence in Higher Education.  A co-authored manuscript, and published as part of the peer-reviewed ...
September 24, 2020
Sebastian Cardenas (Honors College) recently had his opinion piece, "Waking up in fear every day" published in The Nevada Independent. Cardenas advocates for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in his powerful piece which discusses his story of being a DACA recipient and the challenges he has overcome. Cardenas is an Honors College...
September 16, 2020
Xue "Cher" Xing (Teaching and Learning) recently published an article, "Understanding Postsecondary Education Enrollment of First-Generation Students From a Social Cognitive Perspective,"  in the Journal of Career Development. The study found postsecondary educational self-efficacy and goals, together, had a substantial positive influence on...
September 14, 2020
Iesha Jackson (Teaching and Learning) has published the article "‘It’s This One Teacher … I Just Don’t Like Him’: The Role of Gender in Establishing Culturally Relevant Caring Relationships" in Gender and Education. This manuscript centers students’ perceptions of care when a race-match but gender-mismatch is present in the classroom and adds to...
September 9, 2020
Blanca E. Rincón and Juanita K. Hinojosa (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education) have co-authored a journal article that appears in the most recent issue of Teachers College Record. The study investigates the ways in which important others shape the initial educational and career aspirations of students of color pursuing STEM pathways. ...