Jason Chen, Gerdelman Family Term Distinguished Associate Professor at the William & Mary School of Education, has secured a new grant from the National Science Foundation that aims to combat inequity by building a national alliance of researchers working together to effect large-scale change.
Robert C. Knoeppel, dean of the University of South Florida’s College of Education, longtime educator and noted scholar on educational finance innovation, has been chosen as the next dean of the William & Mary School of Education.
A team of W&M researchers is conducting an online survey on how families are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic, and offering resources on what parents can do to support their children’s mental health.
Her work explores systemic barriers that influence African American students, especially their academic trajectories, and the factors that make some students more likely to succeed. As a scholar who focuses on social justice, Parker offers suggestions for how communities and schools can come together to support children from racially diverse backgrounds and elevate African American voices to lead the conversation.
Dean Spencer G. Niles addresses recent events and calls on the entire School of Education community to actively combat racism and the systemic oppression of people of color.
The Social Justice & Diversity Research Fellowship Program, now in its third year at William & Mary, aims to equip students to address issues of inequity in academia, in their professions and in their everyday lives. The application for the 2020-2021 cohort is due June 15, 2020.