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Nancy McAdams Retiring from her ESS post

January 24, 2012William SchmittCategories: Default

Nancy McAdams, an educator who has helped to give countless young people transformative experiences of learning and teaching, will retire as associate director of Notre Dame’s Education, Schooling, and Society (ESS) minor program, effective Feb. 14, 2012.

Nancy’s eight years in her crucial role with ESS—neither her first nor last term of service in education—have included teaching, advising, and otherwise assisting Notre Dame undergraduates who pursued the popular, interdisciplinary minor housed in the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI). Read More

Berends Selected as Journal Editor

January 18, 2012William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default


Distinguished sociologist Mark Berends, director of Notre Dame’s Center for Research on Educational Opportunity and an IEI Fellow, has been appointed as one of the incoming editors of the journal Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Read More

Virtual Professional Development for Teachers

January 05, 2012William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default


ACE’s first virtual delivery of a professional development program will start on Jan. 11, when five schools will receive Strategic Intervention Team (SIT) training via webinars, with follow-up through wiki and listserv communication and even a virtual SIT coach. Read More