• Adelante and MAA merge to form the Westside Pathways Project

    In Fall 2013, Dr. Enrique Alemán, Jr., and Dr. Dolores Delgado Bernal with the support of a $50,000 Utah System of Higher Education Expansion Grant merged and expanded two college-access partnerships, Adelante: A College Awareness and Preparatory Partnership and Mestizo Arts & Activism (MAA), to form the Westside Pathways Project.

  • SPED Graduate student organizes 5th grade community engagement project

    Kudos to Kimberley Andersen's efforts at this year's Providence Hall Elementary IB Exhibition. The project gave students an opportunity to research a topic they are concerned about, create a plan of action and enact it in their community to make a difference.

  • Americans for the Arts Blog

    Kelby Mcintyre-Martinez was asked to write a blog entry on behalf of Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones. Take a minute to read this insightful piece about Access and Community Based Arts Education.


College of Education

Department of Special Education Annual Spring Reception

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 p.m.
SAEC First Floor Auditorium

The Special Education Department will be holding their annual Spring Reception on April 23rd to honor graduating students, school district cooperating teachers, Steven Noyce, recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award, and the Murray Early Childhood Education Center, recipient of the Jeanette M. Misaka Outstanding Service Award.

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the Urban Institute for Teacher Education (UITE) will honor Site Teacher Educators working with student teachers during the 2013-2014 academic year.
In addition to lunch and conversation hosted by UITE 2014 graduates and UITE faculty, two Exemplary Mentor Awards will be presented for excellence in elementary and secondary supervision. Three schools will be awarded Professional Development Project honors for their efforts to build professional learning and mentoring opportunities within their schools.
The event will be held in the Art Works for Kids Auditorium in the Beverly Taylor Sorensen Arts and Education Complex.

Sorenson Building

Dedication Ceremony Video

The University of Utah’s new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex was dedicated Thursday, Feb. 27, and was made possible by a leading $12.5 million donation from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation, the largest single donation in support of arts and education in university history.

University of Utah

Mary Anne Prater

Mary Anne Prater

Throughout the years in higher education Dr. Prater has been a productive researcher and writer. Her research interests include effective teaching strategies for students with mild to moderate disabilities, multicultural special education, special educator teacher preparation, and disabilities as portrayed in children and young adult literature.

College of Education Newsletters

Click above to see the 2013 College of Education Convocation Video


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