Policies in Nevada Education Journal: 2017 Volume Available Now!

The College of Education is committed to engaging in research and evaluation efforts that align with contemporary legislative issues. Outputs of these efforts are periodically presented to Nevada legislators to help inform work concerning education-related issues.

College of Education faculty produced ten policy papers on key legislative issues during the 2017 Nevada Legislative Session. These papers are presented to legislators and stakeholders in advance of the session, and provided non-partisan research and key conclusions.

The full journal is available here, or summaries of each of the topics are available here.

March 18: Gayle A. Zeiter Children’s & Young Adult Literature Conference

Come and engage in the joy of children’s and young adult literature in a day filled with amazing, award winning authors at the Gayle A. Zeiter Children’s & Young Adult Literature Conference. We are excited to welcome children’s/YA authors Ellen Hopkins, author of NY Times Best Selling titles including the Crank series; C. Alexander London, author of titles including The Wild Ones series and Proxy; and Judy Schachner, #1 NY Times bestselling author and illustrator of more than 24 titles including Skippyjon Jones and Dewey Bob. Register today!

Leadership in Higher Education Conference: Call for Proposals

Magna Publications and Academic Leader invite proposals for concurrent sessions for the 2017 Leadership in Higher Education Conference, October 19-21, 2017 in Baltimore, Md. This conference provides an opportunity for academic leaders to learn innovative strategies, trends, and best practices for effective management from nationally recognized experts and to network with like-minded peers from a wide range of academic institutions. Keynote and plenary speeches, concurrent interactive workshop sessions, and roundtable conversations foster a climate of learning and collaboration. Submit your proposal by March 31!

2016 Summit on Nevada Education

The UNLV College of Education is proud to work to expand existing best practice into “next generation practices” that address and overcome the challenges we face in education here in our state. The Second Annual Summit on Nevada Education welcomed educators, administrators, policy makers, community leaders, teacher preparation leaders, pre-service teachers and others with a direct link to education in Nevada to gather in an open forum to share ideas, challenges and lessons to improve and celebrate Nevada education. View highlights from the Summit here.

For those who attended, please give us your feedback by taking a brief survey regarding the event and your thoughts on how we can improve the Summit in the future.