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W&M professors hone mixed-reality training to promote diverse hiring

Jason Chen, associate professor of education at William & Mary, is working with Professor of Theatre and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies Francis Tanglao Aguas are using a grant from the National Science Foundation to create a professional development curriculum.

Chandra Floyd
Chandra B. Floyd Ph.D. ’20 wins dissertation award for her work towards equity in gifted education

Chandra B. Floyd Ph.D. ’20 has been named the second place winner in the Dissertation Award Competition for 2021 by the National Association for Gifted Children’s Research and Evaluation Network. Her dissertation, Promoting Equity in Gifted Education: Stories from Selected Virginia Gifted Education Leaders, shares the stories of three gifted education coordinators and their experiences with underrepresentation of children from racially marginalized groups through a narrative inquiry research design.

Lavare Henry Ph.D. '24
Fulbright Scholar Lavare Henry Ph.D. ’24 fosters international exchange of ideas

Bringing his ideas from back home is sparking intellectual dialogue amongst colleagues and peers in the School of Education’s Educational Planning, Policy, and Leadership (EPPL) classes. Here as a Fulbright Scholar from Jamaica, Lavare Henry Ph.D. ’24 is in his second year of the EPPL in K-12 Administration Ph.D. Program.

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