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2022 Meyen Lecture on special education to feature Dr. Joan McLaughlin

LAWRENCE - The Department of Special Education will welcome Joan McLa

University community mourns death of professor, researcher James Thompson

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas community is mourning the death of professor and senior scientist James Thompson, who died Sept. 11.

School of Education & Human Sciences recognized for leadership in continuous improvement in honor of Frank Murray

LAWRENCE – The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that the University of Kansas is one of 32 providers from 16 states, Puerto Rico and Jordan to receive recognition for their leadership and commitment to continuous improvement.

Measure to teach students self-determination translated to American Sign Language, shown to be effective with deaf youth

LAWRENCE — A research-based assessment of self-determination is effective with deaf youth and speakers of American Sign Language, a new study from the University of Kansas and the University of Texas at Austin has shown.

Nine faculty recognized as winners of distinguished teaching awards

LAWRENCE — Nine faculty members at the University of Kansas are being recognized as winners of annual distinguished teaching awards.

Lawrence High announces new assistant principal

Elaina Honas, special education coordinator of secondary transition programs and building administrator at East Heights, has been selected as Lawrence High School’s new assistant principal.

Five KU staff, faculty members take on additional diversity, equity responsibilities

LAWRENCE – Five individuals at the University of Kansas are taking on enhanced roles in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, either as a promotion or an expansion of their current responsibilities:

KU adds early childhood graduate certificate program to its early childhood, special education graduate offerings

OVERLAND PARK — The new early childhood unified graduate certificate program and the existing master’s in early childhood unified at the University of Kansas prepare early educators to address the needs of each and every child, including those with, and at risk for, developmental delays and disabili

KU announces featured speakers for the 2021 Virtual Summer Conference

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas has announced the featured speakers for each session of the 2021 Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference, a virtual multisession professional development series.

Students with disabilities show resilience that could guide post-pandemic education

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a new world of challenges for education. But a new study from the University of Kansas shows the voices and experiences of students who are already among the most marginalized can help lead the way in making young people's strengths the focus of education.

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