The Peabody Pulse

Nov. 9, 2020

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This Week

Tuesday: Ed.D. Information Session, 6 p.m., online

Friday: DEI Chat, 3 p.m., Zoom


Prospective students invited to Ed.D. program information session Tuesday

People interested in pursuing a Doctor of Education degree are invited to an information session being held Tuesday at 6 p.m. School of Education faculty and recruitment staff will cover how the Ed.D in Educational Leadership can help educators advance their careers by honing leadership skills and acquiring the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to become effective school leaders. More information and registration link here.


‘Career Connections’ series to help students understand career paths

The School of Education is hosting a series of “Career Connections” events to help students in various programs gain insights into their career options. School faculty, staff and alumni will present and answer questions. Events are currently scheduled for MEITE, School Counseling, MAT, and MSA. The events are scheduled for early December.


Dana Griffin hosting DEI Chats on Fridays

Dana Griffin, the Dean’s Fellow for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will hold the next in her series of “DEI Chats” on Friday at 3 p.m. During the chats, Griffin invites faculty and staff to talk about issues around DEI work in the School of Education. Griffin has sent a Zoom link to the chats via email.


Publications, presentations, recent grant awards, etc.

Faculty members are noted in bold, graduate students/recent graduates with underline.

Megan Griffard. (2020). Election series: Rural broadband access and educational challenges during COVID-19. American Journal of Education Forum.

Wonkyung Jang. (2020). Inquiry-based Learning in Early Childhood Education: Automated Text Mining Analysis of Three Decades of Research Literature. Paper Presentation at the Annual National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE) Conference, Virtual Conference.


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Upcoming Events


Tuesday, Dec. 1

MAT Career Connections

5:30 p.m.


Thursday, Dec. 3

MEITE Career Connections

6 p.m.


Thursday, Dec. 9

MSA Career Connections

5 p.m.


Thursday, Dec. 10

MEDX-ECIFS Information Session

6 p.m.



Thursday, Dec. 17

School Counseling Career Connections

6 p.m.