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Jarod Sites received an award for his significant contributions to preparing administrators and improving schools.
[20 Aug 2014 | Comments Off ]
Leadership Preparation Program Alumnus Recognized for Excellence in School Administration

Jarod Sites, an alumnus of the David O. McKay School Leadership Preparation Program (LPP), has received a 2014 Excellence in Educational Leadership award from the University Council for Educational Administration, a national association including universities throughout the US.  Every year university faculty from each member university select several outstanding school administrators from around the country who have made significant contributions to strengthening administrator preparation and improving schools.
Pam Hallam, a professor …

[18 Aug 2014 | Comments Off ]
Welcome to Education Week

A special welcome to alumni of the McKay School of Education—although it might have been called the College of Education when you attended. We hope you’ll feel at home. Come and visit the McKay School and see the changes that have taken place since you left. You are also invited to check out the McKay School website at It’s a site for all McKay alumni, whether you’re a teacher, …

Brad Wilcox and Katie Steed present practical knowledge with strong gospel applications to enrich the lives of participants
[18 Aug 2014 | Comments Off ]
Why McKay School Professors Love Education Week

Brad Wilcox has presented at Education Week for almost 30 years; for him these presentations are as integral to fall semester as faculty meetings and new course syllabi. Katie Steed is preparing her second presentation; she is looking forward to the opportunity for new experiences and new relationships. For both of these McKay School professors, Campus Education Week is a chance to share their passions with participants eager to learn more.
Wilcox …

McKay School Graduate Accepted to Top Tier Program at Vanderbilt
[12 Aug 2014 | Comments Off ]
McKay School Graduate Accepted to Top Tier Program at Vanderbilt

Marybeth Tew comes from a family that bleeds blue. The youngest of five children, she will be the seventh in her family to graduate from Brigham Young University as she receives her bachelor’s. And she is going further. She has received a prestigious scholarship as well as a graduate assistantship to work toward a master’s in special education from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education, recognized nationally as a top-tier …

“He is well-prepared to be the next IP&T department chair,” said Dean Mary Anne Prater
[31 Jul 2014 | Comments Off ]
Charles Graham Appointed Department Chair of Instructional Psychology and Technology

The David O. McKay School of Education has announced the selection of Charles Graham as the new chair of the Department of Instructional Psychology and Technology (IP&T), effective Aug. 1, 2014. Graham will replace Andrew Gibbons, who has served as chair since 2003.
“Charles Graham is well-prepared to be the next IP&T department chair,” said Dean Mary Anne Prater. “He has served diligently for several years as an associate dean in …