Twelve Students Receive Educational Leadership Award

The faculty of the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department chooses one student from each cohort to receive the School Leadership Award

Each academic year, the faculty of the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department chooses one student from each cohort to receive the School Leadership Award. This decision is based on observed leadership potential and demonstrated academic excellence in coursework.

 

For the 2016–2017 academic year, this award has been given to the following:

 

Tyler Howe: Granite School District

Each academic year, the faculty of the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department chooses one student from each cohort to receive the School Leadership Award. This decision is based on observed leadership potential and demonstrated academic excellence in coursework.

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 7Mar2017

The Power of Choices And Striving for Your Highest Potential

2014 national middle school principal of the year, Sheena Alaiasa shares personal journey to help Polynesian students succeed

“E kulia I ka nu’u”, or “strive for your highest potential,” was the recent Kaha Nui Summit’s theme. Sponsored by the McKay School’s Counseling Psychology and Special Education Department it was the second annual BYU Polynesian Interdisciplinary Summit.
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13Feb2017

New Study Links Brain Stem Volume and Aggression in Autism

2014 national middle school principal of the year, Sheena Alaiasa shares personal journey to help Polynesian students succeed

New research from BYU’s autism experts is providing clues into the link between aggression and autism — clues the team hopes will eventually lead to more effective intervention.
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 6Feb2017

Picking Teams and Picking Music in P.E.

BYU education professor finds music helps and picking teams publicly hurts when helping kids try to enjoy exercise

Experiences for kids in P.E. can have long-lasting effects. Being picked last for a team may be humiliating in the moment, but could also have lasting emotional effects. (Credit: Photo Illustration/BYU Photo)
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15Dec2016

BYU School Psychology Program Honored Nationally for Quantity and Quality of Research

BYU education professor finds music helps and picking teams publicly hurts when helping kids try to enjoy exercise

The BYU school psychology program was recently named the No. 1 program out of 136 of its kind in faculty research productivity.
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29Nov2016

Inclusive Education for Students with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

BYU education professor finds music helps and picking teams publicly hurts when helping kids try to enjoy exercise

BYU’s David O. McKay School recently hosted guest lecturer Erik Carter, a special education professor at Vanderbilt University, who spoke on the rising promise of peer-mediated interventions.
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