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  • 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.

  • Local Educators Devote Summer Vacation to Becoming K-12 Master Teachers, Leaders in Math and Science
  • Local Educators Devote Summer Vacation to Becoming K-12 Master Teachers, Leaders in Math and Science

    Teachers from Rochester City School District, Newark Central School District, and Geneva City School District aren't just focused on summer vacation—they are spending part of their summer learning and growing as teachers and leaders. Seventeen experienced teachers have been selected to participate as master teaching fellows in the UR Robert Noyce Master Teaching Fellows (MTF) Program at the Warner School. 

  • Warner School Names New Chair of Teaching and Curriculum
  • Warner School Names New Chair of Teaching and Curriculum

    Jeffrey Choppin has been appointed chair of the Warner School’s teaching and curriculum program. Choppin has been serving as interim chair since last fall, and his permanent appointment is effective immediately. He succeeds past chair Joanne Larson, Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education, who served as the program chair for 15 years. Larson will continue to be actively involved at Warner as a professor and assume new responsibilities as associate director of research in the new Center for Urban Education Success. 

  • New Center to Promote K-12 Urban Education Success
  • New Center to Promote K-12 Urban Education Success

    The Warner School announces the creation of a new center supporting the success of K-12 urban schools in Rochester and beyond. Grounded in the University’s partnership with East High School, the Center for Urban Education Success will bring together the Warner School’s educational programs, community outreach, and research about urban schools and the University’s work at East. The goal is to expand opportunities to apply quality research-based solutions at East and to leverage the knowledge gained at East to have greater reach in the revitalization of K-12 urban education regionally, nationally, and globally.




Other News

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
12/07/2015 Video: Engaging Students Inside the Classroom, and Out
11/10/2015 New Book Aims to Reassert the “Public” in Public Education
11/09/2015 How Freedom Schools Use Resources of Oppressed Students, Parents, and Communities



In the News

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
6/07/2016 New Center for Urban Education Success Featured on WROC-TV
6/01/2016 Hechinger Report Features Warner School Study on edTPA
5/26/2016 Joanne Larson on Race Relations on 13WHAM-TV
4/26/2016 WXXI Homework Hotline/Move to Include Segment on College Options for People with Disabilities Features Martha Mock
4/25/2016 First-Ever East College Pep Rally Featured on 13WHAM-TV
4/19/2016 WXXI Homework Hotline/Move to Include Segment on Living Independently Features Martha Mock
4/18/2016 East Teachers Take Advantage of Presidential Candidates’ Local Stops
4/13/2016 Susan Hetherington on the Disability Integration Act on WROC-TV
4/05/2016 Superintendent Shaun Nelms on Bringing Change to East in March/April 2016 Post
4/05/2016 Joanne Larson Predicts the Future of Rochester Schools in City Newspaper's 2016 Annual Manual
4/05/2016 Q&A Feature with David Hursh in Currents: The End of Public Schools?
3/25/2016 Chronicle of Higher Ed Q&A with Alumnus Kevin McDonald ’14W (EdD), University of Missouri’s New Chief Diversity Officer
3/01/2016 East EPO Superintendent Shaun Nelms Makes Cover of March/April Issue of POST 
3/01/2016 13WHAM-TV/Fox Rochester Feature on Optics & Photonics at East



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