March 2017

National Teacher of the Year to speak at WVU on April 11, 2017

Jahana Hayes, the National Teacher of the Year will speak to the West Virginia University and Morgantown communities as part of an event hosted by the WVU College of Education and Human Services at the Erickson Alumni Center at 6:00 p.m. on April 11, 2017.

Hayes has been teaching for 12 years, most recently as a veteran history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut. She earned an Associate’s degree from Naugatuck Valley Community College, a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University, a Master of Arts from Saint Joseph University and a certification from the University of Bridgeport.

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WVU faculty selected as first recipient of the Spectrum LGBTQ+ Award

Morgantown, W. Va – Dr. Lisa Platt, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and Counseling Psychology at the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services, was selected as the first recipient for the SPECTRUM LGBTQ+ Award from the Association for Women in Psychology.

The SPECTRUM Award is an award that recognizes research focused on addressing the psychology of gender and sexual minorities, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer.  

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CEHS grad student to present on Garden-Based Learning at the NCTM conference

Graduate student in the five-year teacher education program at West Virginia University, Hannah Stone, was chosen to present at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual meeting in April.

Stone will be presenting “A Fruity Investigation: Data and Measurement”, accompanied by Dr. Jim Rye, professor of science education at the WVU College of Education and Human Services.

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