Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

Education ·

From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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AU's first cohort of DCPS Dual Enrollment Students Poses with AU President Sylvia Burwell.

Education ·

School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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Cheryl Holcomb McCoy sits by a table.

Achievements ·

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy Joins Deans for Impact

Dean Cheryl-Holcomb McCoy is chosen as a member of nationwide Deans for Impact group of influential educators.
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Blue graduation caps worn by American University graduates.

Achievements ·

AU Wins Grants for Work to Make Postsecondary Education Accessible to All

American University’s new Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success received three grants totaling more than $400,000 from Civic Nation, The Kresge Foundation, and Raise DC.
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DC’s Woodson STEM High School students at AU working in a computer lab

Science ·

AU Teaches DC High School Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

AU brought students from DC’s Woodson STEM High School to campus, giving them an introduction to product development, innovation, and customer discovery.
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Laura Owen and Johnnetta B. Cole in conversation

Education ·

Closing the College Opportunity Gap

A new center at American University aims for all U.S. students to get on the path to postsecondary success.
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Portrait of Dr. Amanda Alexander

Alumni ·

AU Alumna Named Interim School Chancellor

AU alumna Amanda Alexander (PhD, education) has been named interim school chancellor for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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Education ·

From Theory to Practice, 2017

EPL students present findings from their summer 2017 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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On campus with people walking, trees, and an AU flag.

Research ·

AU Announces New Tenure-Line Faculty Hires

Introducing teachers and researchers to the AU community.
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