Story Categories: Education Department News

 
Post Image for Profs publish on teaching in a diverse society
March 1, 2018
Education professors Katia González and Rhoda Frumkin bring scholarly focus to bear on literacy work in Port Richmond
 
Post Image for Wagner, Israeli scholars collaborate on ‘Beyond Bystanders’
March 31, 2017
New book on educational leadership emphasizes ‘humane culture in a globalizing reality’
 
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August 25, 2016
Five new full-time professors join faculty in nursing, biology, business, education
 
Post Image for Education students learn, teach tech with special-needs youth
April 6, 2015
Last winter, Wagner College joined forces with Tech Kids Unlimited to teach special-needs youngsters about technology — and teach Wagner education students how to teach tech to special-needs youth. The program, called Wagner TecKids U Lab, staged four Sunday afternoon “maker parties” for the 31 participating youngsters. The “parties” were actually technology training exercises, structured […]
 
Post Image for Holiday stories bring families together
December 2, 2014
By RHODA FRUMKIN Associate Professor, Department of Education ’Tis the season of celebration — of families enjoying each others’ company, of children gazing in wonder at the seasonal lights, of chilly temperatures outside and cozy warmth inside our homes. This is the perfect time to share with our young children not only holiday events but also […]
 
John reads to a little girl.
October 27, 2014
This past summer, I learned from Wagner’s education department chair, Karen DeMoss, about the innovative ways that graduate education programs are intertwined with the Port Richmond Partnership, the community collaboration of Wagner College and the non-profits and schools of this extremely diverse and economically struggling Staten Island community. So when I had the chance to see […]
 
Post Image for New Educators at Wagner promotes teachers’ growth and development
June 10, 2014
New teachers are full of energy and enthusiasm. They have learned the latest teaching techniques and are buoyed by idealism and a love for children. But the first year of teaching often bursts that bubble. It can be difficult and lonely. Many new teachers leave before the end of their first year; half leave the […]
 
Post Image for Wagner recognizes distinguished educators at awards ceremony
June 5, 2014
On Wednesday, June 4, Wagner College held its third annual Distinguished Educator Awards ceremony in Foundation Hall’s Manzulli Boardroom, led by Carin Guarasci, director of the New Educators at Wagner program. Watch the complete program here: Wagner College President Richard Guarasci presented the Hank Murphy Award to EVELYN FINN, principal of Lavelle Preparatory Charter School. […]
 
Post Image for Education professor Carin Guarasci named ‘Woman of Distinction’ by NYS Senate
May 21, 2014
Wagner College education professor Carin Guarasci was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate at a ceremony in Albany on May 14. Guarasci was nominated for the honor by State Senator Andrew Lanza. The Senate’s “Woman of Distinction” program was created in 1998 to honor New York women who exemplify personal […]
 
Post Image for History & education major wins James Madison Fellowship
May 7, 2014
Wagner College senior Gary Giordano of Princes Bay, Staten Island, a history and education major, has won a James Madison Fellowship to support his graduate studies this fall at Columbia University’s Teachers College. Giordano has been doing his student teaching this year with 4th and 5th graders at Staten Island’s Petrides School. “I had been thinking […]