Warner School of Education

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  • The Warner School launched its Online Learning Initiative, offering 15 new online courses as well as two new courses and a certificate to prepare online teachers. This initiative addresses a need for high-quality online instructors and acknowledges the importance for all educators to have an understanding of what it means to be an online student.
  • Horizons, a six-week summer enrichment program for Rochester City School District students from low-income backgrounds, reached full capacity (135 students) and added a formal parent education and involvement component.
  • Jeff Choppin, Ph.D., associate professor for teaching and curriculum, led a collaborative National Science Foundation-funded study that found a large majority of middle school math teachers point to the high-stakes tests and teacher evaluations associated with Common Core State Standards for Mathematics as challenges for the implementation of the new Common Core standards.

Bullet points highlight impact made in 2014