- Golisano Foundation to Honor Martha Mock with First-Ever Move to Include Award
Martha Mock, an associate professor at the Warner School and the director of the Institute for Innovative Transition, will be one of six local professionals to be honored with the Golisano Foundation’s first-ever Move to Include Award for promoting inclusion for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.
- Mike Ford Honored with 2015 Distinguished Service Award
Mike Ford, director of leadership development in the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform at the Warner School, is the winner of this year's Distinguished Service Award, the NYS Council of School Superintendents' highest honor. Ford was the superintendent of the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District (Midlakes) for 15 years before joining Warner in 2014.
- Researcher Examines How Affinity Spaces Motivate Teen Writers
Jayne Lammers, an assistant professor of teaching and curriculum, has studied participation in online affinity spaces for the last eight years. With doctoral candidate Valerie Marsh, for example, she has closely monitored Laura's writing at fanfiction.net (dating back to when Laura was in middle school) as an in-depth case study of one individual's use of an affinity space. The findings will appear in the next issue of the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.
- Professor Receives National Grant to Study the University of Rochester’s EPO Partnership with East
Joanne Larson, Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education at the Warner School of Education, has been awarded a $50,000 grant to study the early stages of the University of Rochester's unique collaborative effort to help revitalize Rochester's historic East High School.
- Statement from East Superintendent Shaun Nelms on the First Day of School
On Sept. 8, we embarked on a new chapter at East when the school opened its doors under a new partnership with the University. Students were greeted and cheered on by teachers and other staff as they arrived for the first day of school. The energy and excitement for the new school year and new beginnings at East abounded—it was contagious. We couldn’t have imagined a better way to begin a new school year together.