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Teacher certification program in computer science attracts state, PNNL funding

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Jonah Firestone
Firestone

RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities is developing a teacher endorsement program in computer science that has attracted a $49,000 grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and a matching contribution from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. » More …

Oct. 23: Lecture to address how arts, STEM intersect with indigenous culture

By Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Megan Bang
Bang

PULLMAN, Wash. – An expert in indigenous education and mentorship will speak at WSU Pullman on how education in science, technology, engineering, arts and math can bring about a just, sustainable, and thriving future for Indigenous communities. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities awarded $11.7M GEAR UP grant for post-secondary education

Gear Up logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $11.7 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities, Pasco School District receive $500,000 grant for after school programming

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities, in partnership with the Pasco School District, was awarded a $500,000 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program grant to enhance before and after school programming at several elementary schools in Pasco. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities partners with youth program for academic camps in east Pasco community

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Citiies

ALAS_WSU Tri-Cities summer campRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities has joined forces with a local youth-operated program to grow its home-based extracurricular learning opportunities in a community in east Pasco.

The organization, Ambassadors of Lakeview Achieving Success (ALAS), originated several years ago when Lakeview community youth wanted to improve their neighborhood through offering child friendly activities, leadership building opportunities and additional academic resources right in their home area.

“We started a program because there were a lot of kids running around, and it used to be a place known for drugs … » More …

Training, mentoring needed to support department chairs

By McKenna Miller, intern, College of Education

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Ward

PULLMAN, Wash. – Despite playing a critical role in the academic success of higher education, department chairs are among the least studied and most misunderstood management position. » More …

WSU leading online implementation of K-12 truancy prevention program

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

WARNS logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University is leading the online implementation of a program aimed at reducing school truancy that could positively impact schools across the state, and possibly the nation. » More …

May 11-12: Statistical measurement, analysis workshop hosted

Brian French By Brandon Chapman, WSU College of Education

WSU’s Learning and Performance Research Center will host its fifth annual Methods Workshop Thursday-Friday, May 11-12, on the Pullman campus, with streaming to Vancouver and Spokane. » More …