Secondary Education Department

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

At a time when campuses around the…

Introducing New Woodring College of Education Faculty Members

Woodring welcomes eight new faculty members to the Western community for the 2016-17 academic year.  National searches recruited new faculty from Arizona, Minnesota, California, Michigan, Illinois, Utah and Washington…

Western Washington University has developed several ties with Mongolian universities, organizations and not-for-profit organizations, and those ties are leading to increased opportunities for student study and faculty collaboration in Mongolia.

This past summer, a group of WWU “…

The Secondary Education Department will be holding a discussion March 10 on public school education in Korea, China, Japan and the United States.

The event will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Miller Hall Room 258. Attendees are invited to bring their lunches to eat during the…

This year, the theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. Conference is "uniting for human rights and environmental justice." The conference will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Whatcom Community College.

Human rights and environmental justice are inextricably linked. Whether the…

I have been a social studies teacher at Sehome High School for the last 13 years; it is the only high school that I have ever taught at. Truth be told, it is really the only high school I have really been in. I graduated from Sehome in 1993; I did both of my Western Washington University…

Lorraine Kasprisin, a professor of secondary education at Woodring College of Education and editor of the Journal of Educational Controversy, offers her personal reflections on the speech Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered at her college commencement in 1963 in a recent blog post for the…

Don Burgess (Secondary Education) presented “Listening to children: Perceptions of nature” at the 9th Annual North American Environmental Education Association Research Symposium and 41st Annual NAAEE Conference held in Oakland, Calif., from Oct. 9 to 13, 2012.

Lorraine Kasprisin (Secondary Education) presented “Conceptualizing Deep Controversies: Reflections from the 'Journal of Educational Controversy'” at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Studies Association held in Seattle from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, 2012.

Victor Nolet (Secondary Education) co-presented with Sylvia Parker, from the University of Wyoming, “Teaching and Learning Environmental Sustainability” at the National Network for Educational Renewal Conference 2012, held in Denver Oct. 18 to 20, 2012.

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