Hey COE students! 📣 TOMORROW: Don’t miss your chance to mix and mingle with your peers, professors and advisors, meet your UNLV CSUN representative and Rebel Educators leaders, and enjoy some FREE FOOD! See you tomorrow in the SU! 🤗

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📣 TONIGHT! Don't miss this great event. Find more information and register at

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Nabbing a spot in one of New York City’s best public high schools can change kids’ lives—but who gets in? Curtis Chin’s Tested follows a dozen racially and socio-economically diverse 8th graders as they fight for a seat at one of these schools. Their only way in: to ace a single standardized test.

Join the College of Education’s MESA Abriendo Caminos team and the Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, & Ethnic Studies’ Asian and Asian American Studies program as we host a documentary screening and Q&A with TESTED’s filmmaker.

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Don’t miss it! UNLV FOCUS will host a Family Workshop highlighting the admissions process. Register at:

Project F.O.C.U.S. (Forming Occupational and Community Understanding for Success) is a 2 to 4 year post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual/developmental disability including Autism. F.O.C.U.S. uses the principles of the Universal Design for Learning and Person Centered planning to provide a 100% inclusive program that helps college students achieve current and future academic, independent living, and employment goals.

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Happy #wednesday, Rebels! We'll be having our first Family Workshop of the year on Feb. 6th!
Join us for an informational session on Project FOCUS. We will be g...oing over the program, admission process for the Fall & answering all of your questions. RSVP today & tell your friends! Questions? Call us at 702-895-5836.

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Career and technical education (CTE) plays a vital role in a community's success and prosperity—In order to lead innovation in areas of technology, healthcare, and manufacturing (to name a few), we need skilled employees to contribute to our growing workforce and drive economic development.

Understanding the importance of CTE, Governor Brian Sandoval proclaimed February 2018 as Career and Technical Education Month in Nevada.

The College of Education is a champion of high-quality career and technical education and is committed to preparing educators to serve in CTE roles that help move our community forward. For more information on CTE and its implications in our state, read a recent article published in our Policy Issues journal:

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We're rooting for two UNLV alums and Clark County School District educators on their quest to win the Great American Teach-Off at SXSW EDU. But they need YOUR help! Like this video to vote for Sara and Pamela's learning strategy and help send them to Austin, TX in March!

Curious about this competition? Check out more info here:

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Like this video? Check out other submissions for the Great American Teach-Off here And stay in the loop with all the education news that matters by liking Chalkbeat on Facebook and signing up for newsletters here

With recent additions of the Golden Knights, the Lights, the Aces and the Raiders in 2020, Las Vegas is making big moves to become a destination for sports. But how likely is Las Vegas to succeed as a major league or world-class sport city? CEO of Agassi Graf Holdings, Steve Miller, will discuss—Join us on Feb. 5.

And did you know that the College of Education offers a Graduate Certificate in College Sport Leadership? Find out more at:

The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "How Does Las Vegas Fit Into the Changing Landscape of Sport" a talk by Steve Miller, CEO Agassi-Graf Holdings. After years of no major professional sport teams, Las Vegas recently became one of the most talked about sport cities....

We are thrilled to have Caldecott Award winning author/illustrator Javaka Steptoe and Clark County Poet Laureate Vogue Robinson at this year's Gayle A. Zeiter Children's and Young Adult Conference! We invite our community to evening of exploration and engagement with renowned and budding children's/YA authors and illustrators.

More information and register at the link below. We hope to see you there!

Join us for an evening with Caldecott Award, winning author/illustrator Javaka Steptoe and Clark County's Poet Luareate Vogue Robinson at the annual Gayle A. Zeiter Children's & Young Adult Literature Conference. The Gayle A. Zeiter Literacy Development Center, Southern Nevada Writing Project and th...

Do you have questions about the English Language Acquisition & Development (ELAD) Endorsement? Join us ONLINE for a webinar (February 2) that will dive into the most frequently asked questions.

More information/Register here:

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Join the College of Education on January 22 as we live stream the Presidential Symposium on Racial Justice in Higher Education hosted by the USC Race and Equity Center.

Registration is free, but space is limited. Complete your registration here:

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Each year, the UNLV Alumni Association recognizes outstanding alums who have made an impact in their fields and in their communities. Know of a UNLV Rebel that's deserving of this esteemed recognition? Nominate them by January 31.

For more than 40 years, the UNLV Alumni Association has recognized exceptional individuals who represent the ideals of higher learning and Rebel pride. Through the awards program, the association recognizes alumni, faculty, students, and community leaders for their outstanding achievements and leade...

ICYMI: Check out this Washington Post story about recent Ph.D. graduate Shawna Begay—Dr. Begay is a co-developer of a TV puppet show called "Diné Bí Ná’álkid Time" to help children learn the Navajo language.

Two Navajo women are looking to engage children to help save Diné, the tribe's ancestral language.

Congratulations to Eboni Caridine, a COE doctoral student in higher education, for being chosen as American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education's Holmes Scholar of the Month!

In addition to her Holmes leadership and doctoral studies, Eboni is also a graduate assistant at our Center for Research, Evaluation and Assessment and works for the NV Department of Education (Nevada Ready).

Congratulations to Eboni Caridine, Holmes Scholar of the Month for December 2017!

Caridine is a doctoral candidate in the Ph.D. program in h...

Are you graduating this fall? If so, you're invited to the College of Education's Graduation Celebration! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓🎉

Stop by this FREE event with your family and friends before you participate at commencement. We'll have refreshments, door prizes, and a photo booth... AND pick up your official COE cord!

RSVP is requested—click below to register.

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The #UNLVEdSummit is starting soon! Can't be with us in person? Livestream today's program at the link below!

Streaming Live: Third Annual Summit on Nevada Education ​ Author UNLV College of EducationPosted on December 3, 2017December 4, 2017Categories NewsTags news

Have you checked out the newest edition of the College of Education magazine, Spectrum? Read up on news and important updates from College faculty, students and programs.

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Join us in an open forum to share ideas, challenges, and lessons to improve and celebrate education in the Silver State. This event welcomes educators, administratoJors, policy makers, community leaders, teacher preparation leaders, pre-service teachers, students and others with a direct link to education.

Tickets available at:…