International Educators as Leaders of Institutional Transformation in a Post-Pandemic World
Join School of Education Dean, Dr. Jason Lane Thursday, July 2nd at 1:00pm for a discussion about how the pandemic and the increased focus on systemic racism are effecting education systems from cradle to career and what it all might portend for the future. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
On April 30th, Dr. Mitch Leventhal led a ZOOM brown bag discussion for Educational Policy & Leadership graduate students on International Education futures in response to COVID-19, providing recent trends in global student mobility and dynamics that higher education is currently facing. The discussion suggested America’s higher education sector needs to be flexible and imaginative in reinventing education experiences meaningful to domestic and international students for the post-COVID generation. Dr.
Each year the School of Education proudly recognizes the accomplishments and successes of students and faculty with the SOE Awards and Scholarships Ceremony. This has been a special opportunity for faculty, students, families, friends, alumni, and donors to meet in one event, and it has become a perennial celebration of the larger community created by our scholarship in and dedication to education.
On April 23rd, Dr. Aaron Benavot led a ZOOM seminar for Educational Policy & Leadership graduate students on global education challenges emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. He provided background information on past global progress in education as well as initial global responses to extensive school closures and the situation of school provision in two local settings: Peshawar, Pakistan and the Bahamas. Participants were asked to consider possibilities for bolstering current international policy agendas or creating new ones in a post-pandemic future. Dr.
The Education School’s Dean Offers Higher Education Leaders Guidance during COVID-19
FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH, 9AM-1PM VIRTUAL VIA CAREER FAIR PLUS 50 Employers/Organizations expected to attend including school districts, graduate schools, and education/non-profit organizations. To get more information about accessing the platform and scheduling appointments with employers/schools contact the PIE Center at PIECenter@albany.edu
Upcoming Info Sessions @ 12:00pm Wed, April 21; Thurs, May 7; Tues, June 2; and Mon, June 15. Register at > https://bit.ly/ielinfosessions Learn more about our international education experts, the online course modules, and the upcoming Virtual Summer Institute. Hosted by Prof. Mitch Leventhal, Director, Program in International Education Management & Leadership. University at Albany, School of Education
Dr. Elizabeth Buckner, Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University in Toronto gave a talk on "The Growth and Differentiation of Private Higher Education in the Arab Middle East and North Africa" to Faculty and Students of the Department of Educational Policy & Leadership (EPL). This event was sponsored by The Program for Research on Private Higher Education (PROPHE) and EPL.
The New York Delta chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was recently recognized at the Carlson Leadership Academy, the fraternity’s national awards ceremony, in Parsippany, New Jersey.
EPL Alumna Dr. Li Zhang was invited as a keynote speaker at the Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) 44th annual conference in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Li Zhang gave a talk on US-China Higher Education Institutions International Partnerships: Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies.
On 4 February 2020 EPL Professor Aaron Benavot was invited to give a keynote presentation in Seoul, Korea at the World University President’s Congress. Titled “Peace Education and Global Citizenship Education: What Roles Can Universities Play?”. Dr Benavot discussed the challenges and contradictions universities must face if they are to contribute to education for peace and global citizenship, especially in light of their country’s international policy commitments to sustainable development. Copies of the presentation are available upon request (email@example.com).
ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb. 4, 2020) – The University at Albany has been chosen as one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the 2020 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification. UAlbany received the designation, which indicates institutional commitment to community engagement, after a rigorous process of self-study and evidence-based documentation. More...
Dr. Aaron Benavot is pictured here giving a presentation at an international symposium on 'Museum Education From the Perspective of Lifelong Learning' at Yangpu Teacher Training Institute, Shanghai, China, December 6, 2019.
Eduardo Navarro-Meza, student from the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership and Doctoral Research Associate at PROPHE presented his book titled "Las Políticas de Educación Superior En México y la Oferta Privada en Zonas No Metropolitanas" last December 4 at the 33th Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL-Guadalajara), an event considered the most important editorial meeting in Ibero-America.
Albany, NY - The School of Education at the University at Albany announces the creation of The John Murray and Ann Marie Murray M.A. ’75, M.S. ’98, Ph.D. ’02 Community College Leadership Scholarship to support the development of future community college leaders.
Albany, NY (May 1)- Dr. Azlin Norhaini Mansor returned to the University at Albany April 12, 2019 to give a presentation on Principal Ethical Leadership, Trust in Leader and Teacher Work Engagement in Malaysia. She shared information on the complex multi-ethnic Malaysian educational system and results from her current research on relationships between principals’ ethical practices and the trust teachers’ have in their leaders.
Albany, NY (May 1) - Dr. Azlin Norhaini Mansor returned to the University at Albany April 12, 2019 to give a presentation on Principal Ethical Leadership, Trust in Leader and Teacher Work Engagement in Malaysia. She shared information on the complex multi-ethnic Malaysian educational system and results from her current research on relationships between principals’ ethical practices and the trust teachers’ have in their leaders.
Albany, NY (May 1) - EPL alumni Dr. Shireen Fasciglione and Dr. Shelly Baldwin-Nye collaborated with Dr. Kathryn Schiller, Associate Professor in Education Policy and Leadership in an initiative to promote leadership growth in K-12 schools.
EPL would like to congratulate John E. Jablonski for successfully defending his doctoral dissertation on December 7, 2018 entitled: "Local Quality of Life in the Decades After the Establishment of Community Colleges".