education policy

Teacher Education, Teaching & Educational Reform in Ghana

Please join us for an informal conversation with academic leaders from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Dr. Eric Magnus Wilmot — Provost, College of Education Studies Dr. Ernest Kofi Davis — Dean, School of Educational Development and Outreach Dr. Kofi Tsivanyo Yiobe — Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies Education Dr. Joseph Mintah… Read More »

Education Policy Speaker Series: Dr. John Papay

Please join us for a presentation on The Effects of School Turnaround Strategies in Massachusetts. John Papay is an assistant professor of Education and Economics at Brown University. He is an education policy scholar and an economist of education whose work analyzes how policies affect the educational outcomes of students, particularly those in urban school… Read More »

Education Policy Speaker Series: Dr. Thurston Domina

Dr. Thurston Domina, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presents “Beyond Tracking and Detracking: The Dimensions of Organizational Differentiation in Schools.” As a sociologist by training, Thurston Domina works in partnership with educational practitioners to better understand the relationship between education and social inequality in the contemporary U.S. His work focuses in two areas: First,… Read More »

Literacy Colloquy Speaker Series

Please join us for a talk given by Dr. Paula Winke & Xiaowan Zhang titled: ‘Third-grade Reading Assessment and Retention Theories and Policies in Michigan and in the USA’   Link to video of the presentation:

President’s Education Forum: Dean Robert Floden

Dr. Robert E. Floden, Dean of the MSU College of Education and University Distinguished Professor, will present as part of the annual President’s Education Forum. “Michigan Education Policy: Priority Issues for Our Next Governor”  In this presentation, Dean Floden will describe education policy issues that deserve particular attention by Michigan’s next governor. These include supply… Read More »

Education Policy Speaker Series: Julie A. Marsh

Lecture by Julie A. Marsh, PhD, an associate professor of Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California and faculty director of Policy Analysis for California Education. Marsh specializes in research on K-12 policy and governance, blending perspectives in education, sociology and political science. Her work has focused on… Read More »

Equity in Education

A panel discussion on improving Michigan’s education policy focusing on increasing equity between public/charter schools. Includes panelists: Professor Louise Jezierski (James Madison College) Professor David Arsen (MSU College of Education) Professor Gary Miron (Department of Educational Leadership WMU) Bobby Dorigio Jones (Michigan’s Children). For more information email or find us on Facebook at Roosevelt… Read More »

Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault

“Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault: Trauma-Informed Approach” Want helpful guidelines for facilitating discussions without distressing students? Have questions about how to support your students in our current climate? Interested in learning more about sexual assault on college campuses? Join Dr. Carrie Moylan, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and a member of… Read More »

President’s Education Forum

The presentation for the forum will discuss “School and District Turnarounds: Lessons from California” by Dr. Katharine Strunk, professor and Clifford E. Erickson Chair in Education in the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. In this presentation, Dr. Strunk will discuss lessons learned from two different school turnaround reforms enacted in California, the… Read More »