School of Education

Cassie Quigley in a gray turtleneck

Researchers Aim to Increase Diversity in STEM By Supporting K-12 Teachers

A School of Education associate professor helped develop a comprehensive rubric that measures how well students problem-solve in computer science learning. In the process, educators can see how gender affects engagement with programming.
Kevin Crowley in a orange dress shirt and dark sweater.

Research Team Sparks Community Conversations About Climate Change

A group of Pitt educators is joining forces with museums and community partners to make climate change more tangible—and inspire people to act.
Gertrude Wade in a black and white photo.

Remembering Alumna Who Paved the Way for Black Female Educators in Pittsburgh

Gertrude Wade (EDUC ’44, ’46G) helped break the color barrier in Pittsburgh by landing the job as the first African American female principal in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Track and Field Olympian Reflects on Time at Pitt, Plans for New Facilities

Alumnus Herb Douglas (EDUC ’48, ’50G), the oldest living African American Olympic medalist, says plans for new training spaces for athletes will bring recruiting and Pitt Athletics to new heights.