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  • Gifted Center Receives National Accreditation
    December 4
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver’s (DU) Morgridge College of Education’s (MCE) Ricks Center for Gifted Children has received accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The accreditation comes from the largest nonprofit association in the United States representing early childhood education...

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  • 2018 Palmarium Award Winner Announced
    December 4
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The Office of the Daniel L. Ritchie Endowed Chair in Gifted Education at the Morgridge College of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Marcia Gentry as recipient of the 2018 Palmarium Award, an annual award given to an individual who most exemplifies the vision...

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  • Teacher Education Program Receives International Accreditation
    November 27
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver’s (DU) Morgridge College of Education’s (MCE) Teacher Education Program (TEP) has received accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Such accreditation is quality assurance that the program meets standards set by organizations representing the academic community, professionals,...

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  • Kiyama Featured on EdLab Vlog
    November 21
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On November 6, 2017 Judy Marquez Kiyama, Associate Professor of Higher Education, was featured on EdLab’s vlog, The Voice, as a supplement to her co-authored article, “Fighting for respeto: Latinas’ stories of violence and resistance shaping educational opportunities” published in Teachers College Record. Kiyama...

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  • Morgridge Addictions Specialists Featured on 9News
    November 17
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    As part of KUSA Channel 9 Denver’s Recovery Week special on addictions, news anchor TaRhonda Thomas interviewed Counseling Psychology (CP) Addictions Specialization director, Mike Faragher. Faragher is a Level II National Gambling Counselor, as a Board Approved Clinical Consultant by the International Gambling Counselor...

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  • Alumna Elected to Board of Denver Public Schools
    November 10
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On Tuesday, November 7, Morgridge College of Education alumna Dr. Carrie Olson (PhD, ’16) was elected to represent district 3 on the school board for Denver Public Schools. Olson beat out incumbent Mike Johnson 52% to 48%. Olson graduated from Morgridge in Curriculum and...

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  • Educational Leadership Team Participate in Carnegie Foundation Initiative
    October 20
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Morgridge College of Education Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) Department and Denver Public Schools have been invited to participate in the first Leadership and Education Development (iLEAD) initiative at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Erin Anderson, ELPS Assistant Professor; Sandy...

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  • Salazar Featured on Wallethub
    October 20
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Morgridge College of Education Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning Sciences and Teacher Education Program, Dr. Maria Salazar, sat down with Wallethub.com for its assessment of the Best and Worst states for teachers and expert panel on issues teachers are facing today and how...

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  • Federal Grant Supports Work with Rural Gifted Students
    October 17
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    There has been a substantial increase in the discussion of rural education in America. This conversation is particularly critical in states, like Colorado, where 80% of the state’s school districts are classified as rural. Add to that the diverse gifted student population, including those...

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  • New Partnership Creates Urban Teacher Fellowship
    October 4
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver Morgridge College of Education (MCE) and Denver Public Schools (DPS) today announced the creation of a pilot teacher education program aimed at placing highly trained educators in some of the most highly impacted schools in the Denver metro area. The DPS...

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  • Alumnae Honored by Colorado Succeeds
    October 3
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Three Morgridge College Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) alumnae were recently recognized for their efforts when their schools were honored by the Colorado Succeeds Prize.  Valdez Elementary School Principal Jessica Buckley and Assistant Principal Gwen Frank, both graduates of the DPS Ritchie ELPS...

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  • Alum Receives My Brother’s Keeper Award
    September 30
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On September 30, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies gradate Fernando Branch (Education Administration, Secondary School Leadership, ’12) was honored by the City and County of Denver at the My Brother’s Keeper 25 luncheon at the Park Hill Golf Course. Originally an initiative of the...

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