School of Education News


VanDerLinden Releases Book on Common Core


Dr. Kim VanDerLinden, visiting professor in the Executive Leadership Program in Syracuse, announced the release of her new book, Common Core: Passing the Test? Read More

School of Education Partnership with East Rochester School District Puts Theory into Practice


In the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education partnerships with Rochester area school districts can provide teacher candidates with valuable classroom experience. Dr. Jeff Liles, an associate professor in the School, took that concept one step further with the redesign of an upper-level methods class that brought four teachers and a principal onto campus as co-instructors, creating a course that brings theory and practice together in a direct, strategic way. Read More

Ed.D. Candidate Presents at D.C. Educator Conference


Robert DiFlorio, a current doctoral candidate in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership program, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to present at the Rethink School Discipline conference. Read More

Bank of America Awards $5,000 Grant to Fisher’s College Club Program


The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Bank of America to continue its after-school extracurricular College Club program in partnership with the Rochester Early College International High School. Read More

Area High School Students Honored for College Club Participation


More than 15 high school students and their families celebrated their yearlong participation in the College Club during a closing ceremony, held on Saturday, June 20, at the Campus Center Mainstage. Read More

Fisher Ed.D. Candidate Praised for Improving School Attendance


Current doctoral candidate Roshon Bradley was recently featured in a Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article for his efforts to address issues of school attendance in the Rochester City School District. Read More

Education Alumnus to Lead Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative


Dr. Leonard Brock, a 2009 graduate of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently selected to lead the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Read More

School of Ed Alum Receives Transformational Leader Award from Nursing Organization


Recent doctoral candidate Dr. Annemarie Czyz received the Transformational Leader Award during the New York Organization of Nurse Executive Leaders conference. Read More

Three at School of Education Complete Crisis Intervention Certification Program


Drs. Katrina Arndt, Susie Hildenbrand, and Whitney Rapp, professors in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, successfully completed the Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) certification program in the fall. Read More

Teaching Across Cultures Topic of Ikpeze’s New Book

Teaching Across Cultures Topic of Ikpeze’s New Book


Dr. Chinwe Ikpeze has published a new book, Teaching Across Cultures: Building Pedagogical Relationships in Diverse Contexts. Read More


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