2015-16 Annual Report


Student news
Theresa Just, Irene Bailey earn sustainability awards
Claire Lagerwey receives PSU Community Engagement Award
GSE students receive academic awards

Alumni awards
Alfonso Garcia Arriola receives regional science teaching award from NSTA
Margaret Calvert named Oregon High School Principal of the Year
Drake Shelton named Oregon Assistant Principal of the Year
Sho Shigeoka named Oregon Association of Latino Administrators Ally
Nancy Sullivan awarded Oregon Secondary Librarian of the Year
Victor Vergara named Oregon Association of Latino Administrators Ally
Heather Yount is Oregon’s 2016 National Distinguished Principal of the Year

Faculty news
Julie Esparza Brown is OALA Distinguished Latino Educator
Christine Cress honored by Campus Compact
Esperanza De La Vega receives President’s Diversity Award
Wendi Laurence receives national science teaching award from NSTA
Beth Unverzagt honored as White House Champion of Change 

Books published by faculty
The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics for ELLs, High School, Anita Bright, Holly Hansen-Thomas, Luciana de Oliveira 
Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research (2016), Will Parnell, Jeanne Marie Iorio

Major grants
Certified Orientation and Mobility Educators in Training (COMET)
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling program (CLRC)
Developing Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leaders (DEMIL)
Think College Inclusion Oregon (TCIO)
Science in the Learning Gardens (SciLG)

Philanthropic support
Bill and Ricky Korach establish endowed GSE scholarship
Marilyn DeVault supports scholarships
GSE awards over $300,000 in scholarships
Donor honor roll 2016

GSE one of the first to earn new accreditation

Retirements for 2016