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Retired Western Washington University Education Professor William Demmert passed away quietly on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, at the age of 75.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Nora, and their four children.

Of Oglalla Sioux and Tlingit heritage, Demmert received his doctorate…

Western Washington University Professor of Secondary Education Ray Wolpow is the lead author of “The Heart of Teaching and Learning: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success,” a just-published resource for helping K-12 teachers reach out and connect with students whose lives are…

Suzanne Krogh (Elementary Education) was invited to present "Community and Culture: Opportunities and Challenges for Teachers" to students and faculty at Busan (Korea) National University of Education and "Linguistic and Cultural Challenges in an Increasingly Diverse Community…

Donald Larsen (Educational Administration) co-presented "Why We Keep Teaching Middle School: Who Stays, Who Goes, and Why" with Tariq Akmal (Washington State University) Nov. 5 to 7 at the National Middle School Association 36th Annual Conference and Exhibit in Indianapolis.

Keith Hyatt (Special Education) co-presented "Promoting Evidence-Based Practices and Avoiding Pseudoscientific Fads: Guidelines for Families/ Interventionists" with John Filler and Delilah Krasch (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Nov. 18 to 21 at The Association for Persons with Severe…

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