Student & Alumni Accomplishments
U.S. News & World Report, Best Graduate Schools in Curriculum and Instruction
Georgia State University College of Education and Human Development
2023 Ranked #30
2021 Ranked #24
2020 Ranked #23
Hannah Oldham, Ed.D. (2015 Cohort) Faculty Sponsor
Darline Douangvilay, Ed.D. (2016 Cohort) appointed Assistant Principal
City View Elementary School, Cobb County Schools
- James Mead, Ed.D. (2017 Cohort) appointed Assistant Principal, Cary Reynolds Elementary School, Dekalb County Schools
- Stephanie Birmingham (2020 Cohort) Georgia Association of Art Educators Middle School Art Educator of the Year
- Desmond Lee, (2018 Cohort) National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Basu Fellowship, 2021
- Sherman McKie (2016 Cohort), Asa G. Hilliard Memorial Scholarship Recipient, 2018
Dr. Drew B. Spires (2014 Cohort)
Ed.D. in C&I Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2018
Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Outstanding Dissertation Award
- Dr. Rebecca Eswine (2017 Cohort) Stories from the Bridge: Special Education Teachers’ Experiences with Inclusion and High-Quality Instruction for Students with Severe Disabilities, 2021
- Dr. Kamaria Rehema-Webb (2016 Cohort) Your Tracks are Showing: Understanding the Experiences of Black Girls in a Middle School with Racialized Tracking, 2020
- Dr. Drew B. Spires (2014 Cohort) Who’s in Your Classroom? A Narrative Inquiry of High School Students’ Experiences with Caring Instruction and Mathematical Struggles, 2018
- Dr. Hannah Oldham (2015 Cohort): Georgia winner of the The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Education Award, 2022
- Dr. LaToya Byrd, (2017 Cohort) IM Certified Facilitator, IM K–5 Math as a Support for Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
- Dr. Hannah Oldham (2015 Cohort): Cobb County Gold Level STEM Distinguished Educator Award. 2020
- Dr. Hannah Oldham (2015 Cohort): Cobb County Virtual Learning Introduction, 2020
- Dr. Darline Douangvilay (2016 Cohort) – Cobb County Elementary Teacher of the Year!
- Dr. Rebecca Eswine (2017 Cohort) – Teacher of the Year 2017-18!
- Dr. Mariana Stone, (2015 Cohort) Elected Chair: Foreign Language Academic Advisory Committee to the Board of Regents
- Dr. Julie McFaddin, District Math & Multi-Tiered System of Support Coordinator, City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
- Dr. Hafeez Merchant, Teacher Educator and Coach for Teacher Mentors, STEP Liaison Unit, Department of Community Relations, Institute of Ismaili Studies, London
- Dr. Natasha Ramsay-Jordan (2014 Cohort): Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia, Distinguished Dissertation in Teacher Education, Georgia Association of Teacher Educators, 2017
- Dr. Kimberley Latchman (2014 Cohort): Assistant Principal, Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School, Atlanta Public Schools
- Dr. Sonia Howard (2016 Cohort): Beverly J. Armento Doctoral Award, Department of Middle and Secondary Education, College of Education and Human Development
- Dr. Frank Jones – Coordinator of Academies – JROTC/JLC, Curriculum and Instructional Support, Gwinnett County
- Dr. Erica Pendleton – (2015 Cohort) 2019 Teacher of the Year!
- Dunmeyer, A.D. and Howard, S. (in preparation). Freedom Teachers Freedom Dreamers – chapter proposal accepted.
- Henderson, J. (2020). Geometry at the kitchen table. In Chahine, I.C., & de Beer, J. (Eds.). Evidence-Based Inquiries in Ethno-STEM Research: Investigations in Knowledge Systems across Disciplines and Transcultural Settings. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
- Oldham, H. (2020). The mathematics in gentlemen’s clubs. In Chahine, I.C., & de Beer, J. (Eds.). Evidence-Based Inquiries in Ethno-STEM Research: Investigations in Knowledge Systems across Disciplines and Transcultural Settings. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
- Owens, J. (2018). Music that connects. Missouri School Music Magazine. 73, 1, 37-40. download PDF: Owens 2018 Music that connects
- Mathematics as a Calling – Geoff Clement
- Wass, T. (2017, April). Connecting the C3 framework and design thinking. Oh, the possibilities. Presentation accepted for presentation as part of the National Council of the Social Studies webinar series.
- Building Professional Capital and Reclaiming Professional Development: Perspectives from P-12/University Boundary Spanners – Session Organizer, Teresa Fisher-Ari
- Teacher-leaders re-envisioned PD through adult learning, experiential, self-driven, transformational, and holistic learning lenses. These research-based and responsive PD experiences offer visions of the possible for growth across teachers’ professional trajectory.
- Duggirala, P., Lee, D., Lee, J. (October 2018). What really matters to teachers in schools?: STEM teachers speak up and speak together. Accepted for presentation at Sources of Urban Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.
- Fisher-Ari, T., Heath, A., Nicol, J. (October 2018). PD for Justice and Healing: Possibilities for PD as equity work to build and sustain. Accepted for presentation at Sources of Urban Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.
- Liu, P., Sery, A., Young, C. (October 2018). Peers, protocols, and possibilities: Discourses of teacher change and development. Accepted for presentation at Sources of Urban Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.
- Oldham, H. (2015). Make Problem Based Learning Work for You. Accepted for presentation at Georgia Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Eatonton, GA.
- Sery, A. (Cohort 2018). (March 2019). Stories of research: A journey into teaching for artistic behavior. Accepted for presentation at National Art Education Association, Boston, MA.
- Stone, M. (February 2017). Challenges and Perspectives Towards Common Assessment in a Spanish Course at the University Level. Accepted for presentation at 20th Annual Conference of the Americas, Savannah, GA.
- Stone, M. and Hu, N. (March 2017). Task-based Language Teaching in the Language Lab. Foreign Language Association of Georgia, Atlanta, GA.
- Dr. Mariana Stone (2015 Cohort)Primary Investigator for the Textbook Transformation Grant Round Six ($30,000 for Spanish)
- Recipient for Textbook Transformation Grant Round 5 ($10,000 for French)
- UNG Presidential Innovative Incentive Award ($5000)