Graduate School of Education and Counseling
The NBCC Minority Fellowship program aims to “strengthen the infrastructure that engages diverse individuals in counseling and increase the number of professional counselors providing effective, culturally competent services to underserved and never-served populations.”
The graduate school welcomed four new staff members and six new faculty members this fall.
Lewis & Clark Graduate School Named Partner Recipient of $8.2 million Grant to Build Equity-Centered Principal Pipeline
Partners include Portland Public Schools (PPS), Portland State University, Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC), the Oregon Educator Advancement Council (EAC), and local community organizations.
The awards will be announced in late October and provide support to first-generation students, BIPOC students, and students with the greatest financial need.
Burleton has worked with trans youth for almost fifteen years, founding TransActive because she didn’t want any more trans youth to go through it all alone, the way she had to when she was young.
Kim Stafford, founding director of Lewis & Clark’s Northwest Writing Institute and former Oregon poet laureate, has gifted his personal archive to Watzek Library Special Collections and Archives. It will be available to the public in 2022.
Rodarte recently completed the Principal License program at Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling.
The NASP-ERT Minority Scholarship aims to support recipients by “lowering the financial barriers to training and highlighting the accomplishments of promising future professionals.”
“I’m looking forward to collaborating with equity-minded teachers across the country who are also ready to make big changes in their teaching.”
We spoke with instructor Denise Herrenbruck about the Disability Studies discipline and how it’s imperative to equity in the classroom. Denise’s upcoming online course, Dis/ability Studies and Universal Design: Confronting Ableism, Stigma and Privilege in Education, begins October 11, 2021.
Congratulations to Claire Tam, PMHC ’22, and Tiran (Boyce) Sahar, PMHC-A ’22!
From OPB: Educators in the Camas School District and throughout SW Washington fear for their personal safety
Designed for classified district employees who hold a bachelor’s degree, this district-affiliated, part-time cohort expands access to Lewis & Clark’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program.