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College of Education News

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Current Education News

People | October 18, 2021

Education professor explores the Black male experience in higher ed, talks about the importance of mentorship, and thanks you for being a friend.

Campus News | October 7, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring collaboration and reflection at UNLV.

Campus News | September 16, 2021

College of Education experts explore what it means to be an MSI institution as they train future higher ed leaders.

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People | September 10, 2021

College of Education Alumna of the Year Ramona Esparza has helped challenge outdated educational practices and develop new concepts that focus on the well-being of all children in more than two decades with the Clark County School District.

Campus News | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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Campus News | August 19, 2021

With a new semester upon us, UNLV gradually returns to in-person events and operations.

Education In The News

El Tiempo
October 19, 2021

In the latest in a series of courtroom losses over its special education program, a federal judge has ordered the Clark County School District to pay more than $450,000 to a prominent Las Vegas couple for failing to prepare an adequate study plan for their dyslexic daughter.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 19, 2021

In the latest in a series of courtroom losses over its special education program, a federal judge has ordered the Clark County School District to pay more than $450,000 to a prominent Las Vegas couple for failing to prepare an adequate study plan for their dyslexic daughter.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 15, 2021

Residents in the Las Vegas Valley have had a front row seat to the blossoming sports scene as more professional teams have flocked to Las Vegas.

New York Times
October 13, 2021

The Raiders moved to a new, $2 billion stadium in Las Vegas last year, hoping to build a football dynasty. Things haven’t gone as they’d hoped.

Marketplace
September 27, 2021

Sports viewers are attuned to seeing advertisements in the form of commercials or plastered on courtside signs. But in recent years, sponsorships have become intertwined with NBA players themselves, following athletes up and down the court.

Vegas PBS
September 27, 2021

Every ten years, we get counted. The Census Bureau sets out to see how many people live in the United States, and in the process, it also gathers information about age, race, gender, income and a myriad of other important details.

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Recent Education Accomplishments

October 22, 2021
Department of Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education faculty and graduate students recently served as the local arrangements committee for the Council for Learning Disabilities Annual 2021 Conference in Las Vegas. Joseph Morgan, current president of the council, and Monica Brown, chair of the local arrangements committee, along with...
October 18, 2021
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) deliverd the keynote address, "Ethical Leadersship: Potential Challenges and Implications for the Next Generation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Leaders," at the 2021 East and Southeast Asia UNEVOC Network Consolidation Workshop.   His address emphasized the elements of the toxic...
October 14, 2021
Kristine Bragg, Gwen Marchand, Jonathan Hilpert (all Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Jeffrey Cummings (Brain Health) recently published the manuscript, "Using Bibliometrics to Evaluate Outcomes and Influence of Translational Biomedical Research Centers" in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science.
October 11, 2021
Peter Wiens (Teacher Education) and doctoral student Leona Calkins, along with colleague Paul Yoder of Eastern Mennonite University, published the article "Renewed Purposes for Social Studies Teacher Preparation: An Analysis of Teacher Self-Efficacy and Initial Teacher Education" in the Journal of Social Studies Education Research. The article...
October 8, 2021
Travis A. Olson (Teaching and Learning) co-authored "Conceptualizing Curricular Reasoning:A Framework for Examining Mathematics Teachers’ Curricular Decisions" in the journal Investigations in Mathematics Learning. The article presents research based on a recent National Science Foundation grant for which Olson served as the UNLV principal...
October 6, 2021
Iesha Jackson (Teaching and Learning) published an article titled "Not Suspended but Not Protected: Challenging School Discipline Reform in the Name of Restorative Justice for Young Adult Black Girls." This article is part of a special issue of the Northwest Journal of Teacher Education on anti-Blackness in education.