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Friday’s School of Education Day extends into 175 years UAlbany's impact upon the field of education.

ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 3, 2018) — Studying education or interested in learning about it? Check out the fourth annual School of Education Day this Friday in the Campus Center.

The event will feature panel discussions and a poster session, as well as a keynote address from SUNY Chancellor Emeritus Nancy L. Zimpher, now a professor in the Department of Educational Policy & Leadership and a senior fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government. Zimpher will speak at 9:15 a.m. in the CC Ballroom on “Transforming the School of Education Today for Tomorrow’s Challenges: A Theory of Action.”

Two 50-minute panels, each dealing with a critical issue in teaching today, will be held in the Ballroom at 11:10 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively: “Mental Health Issues: Warning Signs and Coping Skills” and “Student Success in the University: Preparation for the Life Beyond the Academy.”

“The School of Education Day brings together scholars, educators, and leaders to learn from each other about cutting-edge issues confronting education from cradle to career,” said SOE Interim Dean Jason Lane. “This year we are excited to be tackling a number of important topics from college student success to the mental health crisis among students to data-informed strategies for improving our schools.”

Find Friday’s full program here.

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