College of Education Executive Associate Dean & Professor Danica Hays was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Publication Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) for her book, Developing Multicultural Counseling Competence: A Systems Approach. This national award recognizes a publication of particular significance to the counselor education field.
Now in its 3rd edition, the book is designed to help students and new counselors acquire multicultural counseling competence, and includes self-development opportunities for fostering awareness, knowledge, and the skills necessary for understanding cultural makeup, understanding others of diverse identities and experiences, and engaging in facilitative counseling relationships.
Hays will be recognized at the ACES fall conference in Chicago.
The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) is the premier organization dedicated to quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings. ACES members are counselors, supervisors, graduate students, and faculty members who strive to improve the education and supervision of counselors in training and in practice.
Nine recent College of Education undergraduates, sponsored by COE Associate Professor Dr. Jeff Shih, earned the opportunity to attend a 5-day Summer STEM institute at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Palmdale, Calif.
Attendees will experience and develop student-centered activities that utilize NASA assets and resources to help educators create instructional practices that enhance STEM instruction for students in their classrooms.
Dr. Sharon Tettegah has been elected to serve on the Executive Committee as the Treasurer-Elect for the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 15: Educational Psychology. In this role, Dr. Tettegah will play a vital part in the organization’s success.
The APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.
Congratulations to Dr. Holly Schneider, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Director of Conference and Events, for being selected UNLV’s Administrative Faculty of the Month! ASHE is a scholarly society headquartered at UNLV’s College of Education.
Holly joined UNLV in 2006 as a graduate assistant in the Department of Sports Education Leadership, and holds a PhD in Higher Education from UNLV.