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EdLF in China

Four interns participated in the first EdLF administrative internship program in China

Four excited students from the McKay School’s Educational Leadership and Foundations (EdLF) program were able to experience the department’s first administrative internship in Guangzhou, China.

Four excited students from the McKay School’s Educational Leadership and Foundations (EdLF) program were able to experience the department’s first administrative internship in Guangzhou, China. The four interns spent the month of June shadowing five principals at Clifford International Schools. The aims of the internship program were to help the students expand their worldviews by enhancing their cultural awareness and to aid their professional skills by providing what President Worthen called “inspiring…

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Relying on Faith Through Uncertainty

Angie Jones exemplified faith in her battle with breast cancer and her decision to obtain a master's degree

Despite the harsh obstacles Angie Jones has encountered in her life, she has remained optimistic and full of faith. Jones has learned that God always has a…

Educational Leadership and Foundations Professor Gets Fellowship in Nigeria

Economics professor MacLeans Geo-JaJa was awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

Professor MacLeans Geo-JaJa from the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship…

Administration without Judgment

Relationships are more important than administering

How do you discipline a frustrated student who is acting out in class because he fled his country and was relocated to the opposite side of the world? Or how…

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…

New Study Links Brain Stem Volume and Aggression in Autism

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…