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  • How 'Horton' is a Hook to Talk about Research

    Kara Finnigan, associate professor of educational policy at the Warner School, discusses how she tries to translate her research on reforming troubled school districts for a general audience.

  • Warner School Librarian to Retire After 36 Years with the University
  • Warner School Librarian to Retire After 36 Years with the University

    Libraries have undergone several changes over the years—from the use of the traditional card catalogues, journals, typewriters, and fax machines to the evolution of an online computer library center, online chats, digital articles, and research databases in libraries. Librarian Kathy McGowan has helped guide others through the changing nature of information and the library throughout her career at the University of Rochester. She now prepares for one more change: retirement.

  • East Culinary Students Make Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need
  • East Culinary Students Make Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need

    As part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s annual statewide Thanksgiving drive, Wegmans donated meals that were prepared by culinary students at East Upper & Lower Schools and then delivered throughout the community by the Irondequoit Kiwanis Club. The meals, which included turkey and all the trimmings, rolls, and pies, fed 1,200 people in the Greater Rochester Area.

  • Alumnus Appointed President of New York Chiropractic College
  • Alumnus Appointed President of New York Chiropractic College

    New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) has named Warner School alumnus Michael A. Mestan ‘11W (MS), ‘13W (EdD), current executive vice president and provost of NYCC, as its next president. Mestan will step into his new leadership role on August 31, 2017.

  • East Students Saddle Up for a New Equine Program
  • East Students Saddle Up for a New Equine Program

    A new equine program at East was made possible through a generous gift from Richard Handler '83, a member of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees, that supports East’s new Soaring Eagles Fund. The community-supported fund, created in the beginning of the second year of the University of Rochester serving as the educational partnership organization (EPO) for East, aims to help build connections with the community and expand experiences for scholars through new initiatives like the equine program.




Other News
9/28/2016 Control, Stress & Poverty:  Research Identifies How Perceived Control Triggers Frailty Among Older Adults
9/13/2016 EVENT:  East Public Meeting Scheduled for Sept. 29
9/12/2016 NSF Grant Awarded to UR Warner School for Online Teacher Professional Development, Research in Rural Schools
7/28/2016 Teaching Garden at East Aims to Produce More than Just Produce
7/06/2016 Warner Center’s Founding Director Judi Fonzi Named Professor Emeritus of Education
7/06/2016 Horizons at Warner to Celebrate National Summer Learning Day with Event Honoring Walter Cooper '57 (PhD)
6/30/2016 Local Educators Devote Summer Vacation to Becoming K-12 Master Teachers, Leaders in Math and Science
6/16/2016 Warner School Names New Chair of Teaching and Curriculum
6/03/2016 New Center to Promote K-12 Urban Education Success
5/18/2016 Research Shows Improvements in edTPA Preparation Despite Persistent Challenges
5/18/2016 Warner Celebrates Nearly 200 Graduates During 2016 Commencement
5/02/2016 STEM Outreach Collaboration with East Upper School to Launch
4/27/2016 New Graduate Entrance Exam Requirement for Teacher Education and Educational Leadership Applicants
4/26/2016 School Counseling Student Honored for Academics, Service
4/08/2016 Frederick Jefferson to receive Douglass Medal
3/21/2016 New Book Focuses on the Role of Districts in Leading Complex Educational Reforms for Low-Performing Schools
2/24/2016 Museum Honors Warner Professor and East Teacher with Leadership Awards in STEM Education
2/19/2016 EVENT: Film Showing, Discussion for Nickel City Smiler to Help Raise Awareness of Immigrant and Refugee Experiences
2/12/2016 EVENT:  Documentary Filmmaker and Inclusion Advocate Dan Habib Explores Perceptions of Intelligence 
2/09/2016 EVENT: UR Warner School of Education to Help Individuals Launch a Fulfilling Career in Teaching



In the News
11/30/2016 City Newspaper: The Pressure is on for East High
11/17/2016 Science STARS Featured in El Mensajero Catolico 
11/02/2016 East's New Equine Program Featured on 13WHAM-TV
10/31/2016 WBFO-FM Coverage of NYSSBA Conference on Educational Equity (Featuring East EPO Superintendent Shaun Nelms as a Panelist)
10/21/2016 College Student Motivation Study Featured on Huffington Post
10/05/2016 Callard, Choppin on Online Professional Learning Experiences in Mathematics in Finger Lakes Times
9/22/2016 Shaun Nelms on Teacher Diversity in City Newspaper
9/16/2016 Shaun Nelms on East-UR Partnership on WXXI-TV's Need to Know
9/13/2016 RBJ Features NSF Grant to Support Online Teacher Professional Development, Research in Rural Schools
9/09/2016 WROC-TV Feature on East's Second Year of UR Partnership
9/07/2016 Ed-Talk by Kara Finnigan: Failing Systems, Complex Fix
8/29/2016 David Hursh Talks Independent Schools on WXXI 
8/17/2016 New Equity Alliance Blog Post Co-Authored by Kara Finnigan 
8/16/2016 Counseling Today Q&A Features Alumna Amy Rosechandler’s ’09 (MS) Journey as a Counselor
8/15/2016 Rubenstein, Donnelly on Dealing with Back-to-School Stress in Community Health Magazine
8/15/2016 Simon Business School Student Volunteer Project at East Featured on WROC-TV
8/10/2016 Kara Finnigan on Leadership Churn in the Democrat & Chronicle
8/08/2016 Coverage of East's New Teaching Garden
7/26/2016 Alumnus Brian Weller '12W (EdD) Named as New Brockport Principal
7/26/2016 Alumna Mary Ellen Burris '68W (EdM) Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education



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