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  • EVENT:  East Public Meeting Scheduled for Sept. 29
  • EVENT:  East Public Meeting Scheduled for Sept. 29

    The University of Rochester and East Upper & Lower Schools invite all members of the public and especially the East community—scholars, families, teachers, leaders, and staff—to join us for a look at some of the achievements and highlights from the first year of the University of Rochester serving as the educational partnership organization (EPO) managing and supporting the “new” East and to engage in a conversation about the future of East.

  • NSF Grant Awarded to UR Warner School for Online Teacher Professional Development, Research in Rural Schools
  • NSF Grant Awarded to UR Warner School for Online Teacher Professional Development, Research in Rural Schools

    The Warner School was awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide teachers in rural school districts access to innovative online professional learning experiences in mathematics. The Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) program of the NSF awarded the four-year grant, which will support research of an online-based professional development model that includes synchronous online courses and online video coaching, in addition to demonstration lessons that can be viewed via online meeting software, with the goal of increasing the quality of professional development opportunities for teachers in rural areas in the U.S.

  • Teaching Garden at East Aims to Produce More than Just Produce
  • Teaching Garden at East Aims to Produce More than Just Produce

    American Heart Association, Dixon Schwabl and East Upper & Lower Schools have joined forces to build East’s first Teaching Garden. Leaders of each organization, East students and members of the Greater Rochester community gathered this morning to plant vegetables, fruits and flowers in the garden, which was built entirely by volunteers.

  • Warner Center’s Founding Director Judi Fonzi Named Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Warner Center’s Founding Director Judi Fonzi Named Professor Emeritus of Education

    An accomplished mathematics teacher, teacher educator and researcher, Judi Fonzi has been appointed professor emeritus of education in recognition of her contributions to the University of Rochester. Fonzi, founding director of the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform who retired in June, has served the Warner School of Education and local educators with distinction for 40 years. In her new role as professor emeritus, she will continue to support the University, URMC, and Warner.

  • Horizons at Warner to Celebrate National Summer Learning Day with Event Honoring Walter Cooper
  • Horizons at Warner to Celebrate National Summer Learning Day with Event Honoring Walter Cooper '57 (PhD)

    In celebration of National Summer Learning Day on July 14, 2016, Horizons at Warner will host an educational community event that honors longtime scientist, educator, and civil rights leader Walter Cooper '57 (PhD) for his commitment to learning. Summer Learning Day is an annual national advocacy day led by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) to highlight the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer.




Other News
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
2/08/2016 UR Warner School of Education to Offer Guaranteed Teaching Scholarships
2/04/2016 EVENT: Award-Winning Author, Advocate, and Professor to Speak on the Critical Need to Invest in Urban Schools
1/19/2016 EVENT: Presidential Commission on Race and Diversity Hosted by Warner
12/15/2015 EVENT: Agency Fair for RCSD Families of Children with Disabilities Scheduled for January 23 
12/14/2015 Presidential Commission on Race and Diversity to Examine Campus Climate
12/14/2015 Warner School Researchers Find Pitfalls in New Teacher Certification Assessment



In the News
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
7/18/2016 A Year in Review for East in the Democrat & Chronicle
7/13/2016 Alumnus Costas Solomou ’07W (MS), ‘13W (EdD) Named Dean of Admissions at George Washington University
7/06/2016 Meuwissen & Luehmann Essay on Persistence, Professional Satisfaction in Teaching on Huffington Post
6/27/2016 Carol St. George Contributes Speaking Out Essay on Summer Learning in Democrat & Chronicle
6/15/2016 Alumna Jessica Flanders ‘13W (MS) Receives Excellence in Teaching Award by NYS
6/07/2016 Alumna Cecilia Rios-Aguilar '07W (PhD): New HERI Director Looks Forward



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