Myron Blosser ’83, MA ’98 has received the highest award a teacher can achieve – a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science. Blosser is co-chair of the Harrisonburg High School ... read more about STEM teacher Myron Blosser ’83, MA ’98 wins Presidential Award
“What affects one of us affects all of us, and what affects all of us affects one of us,” said Ram Bhagat, manager of school climate and culture strategy for ... read more about RJE Conference focuses on youth leaders as ‘the ambassadors for change’
Although schools across the country have closed their buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic, educators have not stopped teaching our children. And as they have transitioned to various distanced forms of ... read more about Attend EMU’s annual Restorative Justice in Education conference, now online
"America at large is facing two pandemics: racism and COVID-19. But, low-income Black and Brown children in America are facing one more, the temporary and permanent closure of their schools." Read an Ed Week op-ed co-authored by Ryan Good, assistant professor and co-director at the Washington Community Scholars Center in Washington D.C.
... read more about In Ed Week op-ed, Professor Ryan Good draws attention to school closures from Ed Week
Area school districts in the Shenandoah Valley recognized nine alumni among Teacher of the Year honorees. Augusta County Sarah Bauman Stoll ‘04, music, Wilson Elementary School, Waynesboro; Elizabeth Benbow, who ... read more about Ten alumni among regional 2020 Teacher of the Year honorees
Nearly 15 years after its original publication, a new edition of the Little Book of Trauma Healing: When Violence Strikes and Community Security is Threatened was released by SkyHorse Publishing ... read more about New edition of ‘Little Book of Trauma Healing’ is a timely release of a peacebuilding classic
Eastern Mennonite University offers several academic and professional programs related to trauma and resilience and restorative justice, and integrates this expertise into general coursework for programs not specifically focused on ... read more about EMU offers free webinars for ministry, parents, educators, healthcare professionals, racial and social justice advocates
As I walk through my own new “normal” during this time of pandemic and talk with ministry leaders and restorative justice practitioners throughout the country, there are particular components of circle process and other restorative practices that I have found hold renewed meaning in this time.
... read more about Caitlin Morneau MA ’19 on lifting up restorative practices in a pandemic from Ignatian Solidarity Network
President Susan Schultz Huxman congratulates graduates celebrating around the country and extends a personal invitation to the rescheduled Commencement ceremony this fall. ... read more about Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
At first glance, there is nothing “shadowy” about the rise of fundraising organizations tied to Philadelphia public schools. These independently run nonprofits are typically associated with the sunny side of public education. But researchers Ryan Good and Katharine Nelson say there is a central paradox embedded in these “Friends of” groups, which have burst onto the scene in many wealthy or gentrifying parts of Philadelphia.
... read more about ‘Friends’ of public education? EMU professor’s study examines ‘paradox’ behind Philly school fundraising groups from WHYY-Philadelphia