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Photographs of Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Ra’naa Iqbal and Stephen Demarais, which were taken while they served in the Peace Corps.

Announcement ·

AU Among Peace Corps’ Top-Enrolling Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Institutions

The Peace Corps has named AU No. 1 among the top 10 Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program institutions for the 2020–21 academic year, ranked by enrollment.
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CityTutor DC Partners with AU School of Education to Expand High-Impact Tutoring to More DC Students

The School of Education and CityTutor DC are partnering to bring high-impact tutoring to D.C. elementary school students at Perry Street Preparatory Public Charter School in Northeast DC.
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School of Education Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Education ·

School of Education Partnerships Provide Promise

Dean Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy says that “education has risen to the top of the list as a way to change communities,” and with that in mind, she’s leading AU’s School of Education down paths to that change.
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Announcement ·

Urban Teachers Launches New Academic Partnership with American University

Aspiring educators will begin equity-focused coursework in 2022
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Government & Politics ·

2021 Sine Summer Series Imagines a Better America Post-Covid

Experts from across the globe join series discussing health, education, governance and policy, and the culture that draws thousands of viewers
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Artist Suzanne Firstenberg's 2020 exhibition outside of RFK Stadium commemorated those who died from COVID-19.

Announcement ·

Education Resources to Help Teachers and Students Navigate the Impact of COVID-19

School of Education partners with In America: Remember Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg.
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Artist Suzanne Firstenberg's 2020 exhibition outside of RFK Stadium commemorated those who died from COVID-19.

Education ·

AU Instructors Partner with Artist on COVID-19 Education Materials

Two SOE instructors developed educational materials to go with a massive art installation on the National Mall commemorating COVID-19 deaths.
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Alumni ·

Improving Educational Outcomes in DC

The AU/DCPS Teacher Pipeline Project seeks to impact two issues: a shortage of highly qualified teachers in DC and the need for a diverse, antiracist, and culturally responsive teaching pool.
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Announcement ·

New Workforce Initiative Will Advance Education for Early Childhood Professionals

American University, Trinity Washington University and Martha’s Table are partners
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Education ·

SOE Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

Program is among only 33 that earn an “A,” according to National Council on Teacher Quality.
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