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2014 news

Alumnus principal of new concept school

Spybrook awarded three-year grant

Aug. 21—Faculty member Dr. Jessaca Spybrook was recently awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation.

A wholesome appreciation—July 28

Alumnus named Martin School District superintendent

July 17—The Martin School Board has recently named David Harnish, alumnus of the College of Education and Human Development, as the new Martin School District Superintendent and High School Principal.

Department welcomes Dominican Republic administrators

July 16—The Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology and the College of Education and Human Development hosted a group of 40 school administrators from the Dominican Republic for a week this summer. These administrators are a part of an on going training that began when two groups of trainers from WMU traveled to the Dominican Republic in late April and early May to conduct the first session.

Department hosts school administrators from the Dominican Republic

May 21—The Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology and the College of Education and Human Development is hosting a group of 40 school administrators from the Dominican Republic during the week of May 17-24. These administrators are a part of an on-going training that began when two groups of trainers from WMU traveled to the Dominican Republic in late April and early May to conduct the first session of the training.

Mansberger assumes new WMU role

Feb. 6—Dr. Nancy Mansberger, longtime faculty member in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology at Western Michigan University, recently was named WMU’s new director of academic collective bargaining.

Faculty member named Graduate College Faculty Fellow

Feb. 5—Dr. Louann Bierlein Palmer, professor of educational leadership, research and technology at Western Michigan University, recently was named a Graduate College Faculty Fellow for 2014.

Miron named one of most influential education scholars

Jan. 30—Dr. Gary Miron, professor of educational leadership, research and technology at Western Michigan University, has been named one of the 200 most influential education scholars in the United States and one of the top 10 most influential in scholarship related to government and policy, according to Education Week's annual ranking.