By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Kylie Chiesa, this year’s Washington State University Tri-Cities valedictorian, has always felt she had a special connection to children with developmental and physical disabilities.
By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – A two-year mentored fellowship for those with a doctor of pharmacy degree or equivalent who want to teach and do research is accepting applications through Friday, March 31.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A class of 12 education students at Washington State University Tri-Cities and adults with developmental disabilities are sharing lunch, games and activities once a month to make friends and develop their professional and social skills.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Education has received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education (OIE), one of about 20 Indian Professional Development Awards funded by the agency this year.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University has won a five-year, $2.2 million grant to increase the number of certified K-8 teachers with bilingual and English learners (EL) endorsements and to provide professional development to improve EL instruction.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor is part of a project awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to teach mathematical modeling in elementary school as it applies to real-world cultural and community contexts.
By Doug Nadvornick, College of Medicine SPOKANE, Wash. – The new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University is procuring the resources it will need once it receives permission to admit students.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – To help Washington K-12 schools comply with new requirements for teaching American Indian history and culture, Washington State University is offering an online summer course closely aligned with the state-created curriculum.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Area school districts will select 28 of their paraeducators to earn bachelor’s degrees in elementary education in two years at Washington State University Tri-Cities through an alternative route recently funded by a state grant.