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Preparing to Teach in Post-COVID Era

Daniela Ladino and Chole IfillFor aspiring D.C. teachers Daniela Ladino and Chloe Ifill, watching the pandemic force nationwide transitions to virtual learning and redefine teachers’ roles and skills has been an urgent lesson in just how important educators are to society.

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SOE Professors Participate in Policy Agenda Roundtable Hosted by CSPAN

CSPAN Promo with a play signProfessorial Lecturer Traci Dennis and Associate Professor Jennifer L. Steele discuss the incoming Biden administration’s education policy agenda with fellow experts in education. The panel addresses President-elect Biden’s positions on K-12 education and the policy changes the Biden administration could make.

Message from Dean Holcomb-McCoy to Class of 2020


American University School of Education Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy congratulates SOE Class of 2020!

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SOE's Elementary Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

An “A” grade from the National Council on Teacher Quality reflects the School of Education’s commitment to clinical practice and working in Washington.

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School of Education Offers Resources and Prioritizes Innovation During COVID-19

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 kicked off on May 4, and while the annual celebration is decades old, this year is a bit different. Many people across the U.S. have come to value teachers in a new way because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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