GSE News and Events

GSE Events

MARCH

Fordham University's Spring 2023 Psychology & Education Micro-Fair
Thursday, March 30, 2023, 1-3 p.m.

Career Fair Description
The Psychology & Education Micro-Fair is tailored specifically for students interested in working in psychology or service industries such as health, education, or related fields. Please come prepared to network with employers and discuss your interests!

 

APRIL

Online M.S.T. Webinar
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP

Spring 2023 Fordham University Online Speaker Series for Educational Leaders

Fordham University’s Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy is sponsoring a Spring Speaker Series, open to current and aspiring school and district leaders in the greater New York City area. All sessions will take place online via Zoom.

All sessions include welcome remarks, presentations, and a Q&A opportunity. The series is a free service for educational leaders and alumni in the region. For those who are interested, there will be follow up discussions of Fordham’s masters and doctoral programs in educational leadership. We encourage you to invite colleagues who may be interested in Fordham’s leadership programs. Come for the discussions, colleagueship, and opportunities.  

RSVP: Please use the links below to RSVP for each of the sessions and to receive the Zoom link. Contact Ms. Linda Negron ([email protected], 212-636-6430) with any questions.

Online Spring Speaker Series: Wednesday, April 12, 4:30-5:30 pm (RSVP here)
Principal Equity Teams Collaborate to Address Problems of Practice and Advance Equity and Excellence
Description: In this session, assistant professor Elizabeth Leisy Stosich, Ed.D., describes her research on a district’s efforts to involve all principals in addressing critical equity issues. Specifically, the district established principal teams to address three issues: strengthening culturally responsive-sustaining education (CR-SE), strengthening social emotional learning (SEL), and reducing chronic absenteeism. Superintendent Vaughan and Ms. Coleman will describe their experience designing, leading, and participating in these groups and the implications for other districts seeking to support equity-focused leadership.
Panelists:
Cristine Vaughan, Superintendent, Community School District 11
Celeste Coleman, District Achievement and Instructional Specialist, Community School District 11 (Ed.D. student)

Virtual Open House (Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy)
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
5:30-7:30 p.m.
RSVP
 
GSE 2023 AERA Reception
Friday, April 14, 2023
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
University Club of Chicago (Northwestern Room)
76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
 
Open House (Curriculum & Teaching)
Thursday, April 20, 2023
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Lowenstein Center at Fordham Lincoln Center Campus, 12th Floor Lounge
 
Online M.S.T. Webinar
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
5:30-6:30 p.m.
 

MAY

Online M.S.T. Webinar
Thursday, May 11, 2023
5:30-7:30 p.m.
 

2023 Graduation Information

University Commencement Ceremony, Rose Hill Campus, Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. For more information, please click here
 
Graduate School of Education Diploma Ceremony, Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library Lawn, Monday, May 22, 3 p.m.

GSE News

Now Available: Unique Short-Term Summer 2023 Study Abroad Opportunity in the Dominican Republic

Now Available: Unique Short-Term Summer 2023 Study Abroad Opportunity in the Dominican Republic

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) is looking for students interested in a two-week, immersive summer study abroad opportunity in the Dominican Republic, May 29-June 10, 2023. Presented in partnership with a Catholic university in the Dominican Republic blessed by the Pope, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), the small group experience will be [...]

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Inducts New Members

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Inducts New Members

“Lambda Xi chapter of KDP at the Graduate School of Education prioritizes diversity in our recruitment efforts to ensure that the honor society reflects Fordham’s diverse backgrounds and experiences,” shared Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) faculty advisor Robert Niewiadomski. He added, “Academic rigor and diversity can and should go hand in hand.” The 2023 Kappa Delta [...]

Participating in the Abyssinian Baptist Church’s Inaugural HBCU Event Inspires Students, Faculty

Participating in the Abyssinian Baptist Church’s Inaugural HBCU Event Inspires Students, Faculty

“Education and Faith are the Tigris and Euphrates of our liberation: Twin rivers at the source of our redemption.” These are the words of the late Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III, an American academic administrator and a senior pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church. He also served as a distinguished visiting professor in the [...]

Online Spring Speaker Series Began with Lecture on Cultural Competency & Leadership by Phillip A. Smith, Ph.D.

Online Spring Speaker Series Began with Lecture on Cultural Competency & Leadership by Phillip A. Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant professor Phillip A. Smith, Ph.D. presented on “How One Sees and Makes Sense of the World: What Do We Bring to the Table? Examining Cultural Competency & Leadership.” Fordham University’s Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy (ELAP) Online Spring Speaker Series began in February with a thought-provoking lecture from assistant professor Phillip A. [...]

Center for Educational Partnerships Wins Grant to Promote Mental Health

Center for Educational Partnerships Wins Grant to Promote Mental Health

Schools in the Bronx are getting an extra boost this year thanks to the Graduate School of Education’s Center for Educational Partnerships. Anita Batisti and Abbie Gellman, director of the Teaching Kitchen and Culinary Medicine at Saint Barnabas Hospital and Wellness Center. The center was recently awarded a $496,000 grant from the U.S. Dept of [...]

Center for Educational Partnerships Celebrates 17 Years of Service

Center for Educational Partnerships Celebrates 17 Years of Service

In 2023, the Fordham Graduate School of Education’s Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) celebrates its 17th anniversary. Founded in 2006, the CEP has earned a reputation as one of New York City’s most innovative and increasingly influential resources of its kind. The CEP, led by director Anita Vazquez Batisti, Ph.D., focuses on student achievement in [...]

How Do We Use Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom?

How Do We Use Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom?

Photos by Bruce Gilbert Popular programs like ChatGPT can solve complex math problems, create original music and art, and write stories better than an actual person—and sound like one, too. This has triggered a big question among educators: How will AI affect assignments, assessments, and originality in the classroom?  On Feb. 7, Fordham’s Graduate School [...]

Students with Dominican Republic Roots Gather with Dean Alvarado and Curriculum and Teaching Division Chair Aída Nevárez-La Torre

Students with Dominican Republic Roots Gather with Dean Alvarado and Curriculum and Teaching Division Chair Aída Nevárez-La Torre

At the close of fall semester 2022, Graduate School of Education (GSE) Dean José Luís Alvarado, Ph.D., and Curriculum and Teaching (C&T) division chair and associate professor Aída Nevárez-La Torre, Ed.D., gathered with a unique group of students in both the Master of Science in Education (M.S.E.) and the Ph.D. in Innovation in Curriculum and [...]

Spring 2023 Fordham University Online Speaker Series for Educational Leaders Begins February 15

Spring 2023 Fordham University Online Speaker Series for Educational Leaders Begins February 15

Fordham University’s Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy is sponsoring a Spring Speaker Series, open to current and aspiring school and district leaders in the greater New York City area. All sessions will take place online via Zoom. All sessions include welcome remarks, presentations, and a Q&A opportunity. The series is a free service [...]

Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology to Celebrate 40th Anniversary at Fordham

Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology to Celebrate 40th Anniversary at Fordham

The Fordham chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society for Psychology, will celebrate its 40-year anniversary December 9, 2023. Since its founding in 1983, the chapter has been expertly advised by Harold Takooshian, Ph.D., Fordham professor of psychology and urban studies, and organizational leadership. The chapter was installed by the legendary George J. McMahon, [...]