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Coffee Hour: Educational Policy and Program Evaluation Graduate Programs Info Sessions

Writing Workshop - Critical Reading of Academic Texts

Genesee Valley Writing Project 2016 Invitational Summer Institute

Writing Workshop - Constructing an Argument in Academic Writing

Exploring Effective Teaching and Learning in Mathematics in the Era of the Common Core State Standards

Young Writers Summer Camp

Supporting All Learners: A Focus on Reasoning and English Language Development in Elementary Mathematics (Grades K-5)

Orientation for New International Warner School Students

Warner School New Student Orientation

Child Abuse Prevention Certification Workshop


  • Research Shows Improvements in edTPA Preparation Despite Persistent Challenges
  • Research Shows Improvements in edTPA Preparation Despite Persistent Challenges

    Teaching candidates better understand the edTPA process and what is expected of them after two years of the licensure test’s implementation in New York and Washington States, researchers at the University of Rochester have found. The degrees of support for and preparation of students participating in this high-stakes assessment of teaching have also strengthened. Yet, the latest study, conducted by Warner School Professors Kevin Meuwissen and Jeffrey Choppin, reveals that new teachers from both states continue to perceive the edTPA as an unfair and time-consuming requirement for initial certification. 

  • Warner Celebrates Nearly 200 Graduates During 2016 Commencement
  • Warner Celebrates Nearly 200 Graduates During 2016 Commencement

    The Warner School held its annual commencement ceremony on May 14 in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre. Nearly 200 students marked educational milestones this year as they received their graduate degrees. A new student award for the School’s human development program, named in honor of alumna Mary Ellen Burris ‘68W (EdM), was also announced at the 2016 ceremony.

  • STEM Outreach Collaboration with East Upper School to Launch
  • STEM Outreach Collaboration with East Upper School to Launch

    East Upper School students visited River Campus on April 26 to study biology in both virtual and real laboratory settings. Facilitated by the partnership between the Warner School and East High School, the event was part of the biology department’s community outreach efforts to foster local high school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The biology department's efforts to enhance STEM education at East have been supported by Michael Occhino, director of science education outreach at Warner.

  • New Graduate Entrance Exam Requirement for Teacher Education and Educational Leadership Applicants
  • New Graduate Entrance Exam Requirement for Teacher Education and Educational Leadership Applicants

    New York State has approved and enacted a law that requires all colleges and universities with graduate-level teacher and educational leadership programs to require candidates to submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or a substantially equivalent admission assessment.

  • School Counseling Student Honored for Academics, Service
  • School Counseling Student Honored for Academics, Service

    Ka’dya Donadelle, a master’s student in the school counseling program at the Warner School, was one of three University of Rochester students honored Wednesday, April 20, at the 32nd Annual Rochester-area Outstanding Adult Student Award banquet. The award recipients were adult students who have excelled academically while successfully combining their college education with other commitments to family, job, career, and service to the community.

Other News

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
11/01/2015 Upcoming Admissions Events
10/30/2015 The Center for Professional Development and Education Reform Offers New Online Professional Learning Services
10/29/2015 Warner School Launches Discussion About “Learning in the Digital Age”
10/28/2015 Warner School Seeks Public Comments During Education Reaccreditation Process
10/26/2015 Warner School Receives $2 Million Grant for STEM Education

In the News

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
2/26/2016 Warner alumni Joe Henderson ‘14 (PhD), Maeghan Archambault ’10 (MS), and Tara Spitzer-List ’06 (MS) on Climate Change Education on WXXI
2/03/2016 David Hursh Contributes to the Charter Schools Discussion on WXXI Connections
2/02/2016 Kara Finnigan on the Role of Segregation in School Failure on Shanker Blog
2/01/2016 Edward Brockenbrough on Gender Policing on WXXI Connections
1/13/2016 Mary Jane Curry Quoted in BBC News Story on the Rise of English in Higher Ed & Research
1/13/2016 Kara Finnigan Contributes to PBS NewsHour Story on Rochester's Urban-Suburban Program
1/13/2016 Prof Jayne Lammers and Warner Doctoral Student Kristana Textor Featured in Rochester Review Story on Video Games 
1/04/2016 Shaun Nelms and George Moses Write Speaking Out Essay on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative

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