McKay School students provide meaningful art experience for children in summer program.
[16 Sep 2014 | Comments Off ]
Gallery Stroll Showcases Art from Children with Special Needs

On a recent summer evening, the rooms and halls of the BYU Conference Center were packed with kids, young adults, parents, and teachers admiring the unique art  of elementary children with special needs. The artwork on display at this Young Artists Gallery Stroll was the culmination of a summer’s work for these young students.
For over 12 years, BYU’s McKay School of Education has partnered with two school districts, Nebo and …

Crystal Robinson transitions from education policy to practice
[25 Aug 2014 | Comments Off ]
From the Capitol to the Classroom

This fall a two-time alumna of Brigham Young University, Crystal Robinson, is trading her position in a Congressional advisory office for a new position in front of a classroom.
With a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s in public administration, Robinson spent three and a half years in Washington, DC with the Government Accountability Office, where she worked with teams advising Congress on government performance and policy.
“During my time at …

Andy Gibbons’ book views instruction, like architecture, as built on layers of support.
[22 Aug 2014 | Comments Off ]
McKay School Professor Receives Outstanding Book Award from International Association

An Architectural Approach to Instructional Design, a new book by Andy Gibbons, of the Department of Instructional Psychology and Technology in the McKay School of Education, was recognized with an Outstanding Book Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), a leading professional organization in the field with worldwide affiliations.
Gibbons will receive the award from the Division of Design and Development and present his work in November at …

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, …