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$2.2M to fund English learning development for teachers
October 5, 2016

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

gisela-ernst-slavit-headVANCOUVER, 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.

WSU educator named top in the state
May 16, 2005

PULLMAN.– Christine Sodorff, director of field services and student teaching at the Washington State University College of Education, was selected by the Washington State Board of Education to receive the 2005 Washington Award for Excellence in Teacher Preparation.The award was established by the 1990 Washington Legislature to annually recognize a educator of teachers for leadership, contributions to the field and commitment to education. Sodorff was nominated by the WSU Teacher Professional Education Advisory Board.Sodorff will receive the award at the State Board of Education meeting June 16. The award includes a $2,500 cash grant to the WSU Teacher Professional Education Advisory Board.Sodorff, who received both … » More …