SOE News Archive

  • SOE Faculty Host Alumni Award Social

    Jan 12, 2015

    The School of Education will host its annual Alumni Award Social as part of Seattle Pacific University's 2015 Homecoming events on Friday, February 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Upper Gwinn Commons. The event provides an opportunity for alumni and a guest to connect with School of Education faculty and Dr. Rick Eigenbrood, dean of the School of Education, while enjoying complimentary hors d' oeuvres and refreshments.

    As part of this event, the School of Education will highlight honored alumni for each program.

    RSVP to René Shafar by January 20.

  • Symposium: Educational Innovations in Countries around the World

    Nov 12, 2014

    Seattle Pacific University, the School of Education, and the Center for Global Curriculum Studies will host a three-day symposium on educational innovations in countries around the world. The 6th biennial edition of this conference will be held on campus from June 30 - July 2, 2015. We expect participants from at least a dozen countries as well as around the United States. The theme of the conference focuses on innovative educational methods, programs, curriculums, technologies, and assessment procedures.


  • New Graduate Student Dinner

    Aug 21, 2014

    Newly admitted graduate students will receive an invitation for themselves and one guest. RSVP to or call 206-281-2091.

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6 p.m.–8 p.m.
    Upper Gwinn Commons

  • Washington State Teacher of the Year Katie Brown Talks to Bill Gates

    Aug 20, 2014

    2014 Washington State Teacher of the Year Katie Canon Brown, MEd ’09, talks with Bill Gates about the joy of teaching.

  • Education Job Fair

    Mar 6, 2014

    The School of Education will host its annual Job Fair for all SPU students seeking a Washington state certificate, including teacher, school counselor, principal, program administrator, and superintendent. The event will take place on Thursday, April 24 from 4:30p.m.-6:30p.m. in Upper Gwinn Commons. The Job Fair is only open to SPU students. No RSVP required.

  • SPU Grads Earn Allen Distinguished Educators Award

    Feb 21, 2014

    SPU School of Education graduates Regan Drew and Mike Wierusz were selected as two of seven educators from California, Oregon and Washington to receive the prestigous Allen Distinguished Educators (ADE) award. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation recently announced the launch of  designed this new program to spread innovation from a single classroom to teachers and students around the country. Both Regan and Mike will receive $25,000 in funding and a year-long fellowship program to grow and share their work in entrepreneurship and engineering education.

  • School of Education Scholarship Application Now Open

    Feb 19, 2014

    Undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Education are encouraged to apply for an annual scholarship offered through the School of Education. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and commitment to the School of Education's mission.

    Graduate students may apply for the Kingswood Scholarship for Christian educators or the Ethnic Diversity Scholarship.

    All students apply for scholarships via one application, which opens in mid-February each year.

  • Apply to Graduate!

    Jan 29, 2014

    If you are planning to graduate Winter, Spring, or Summer 2014, now is the time to apply to graduate. Please apply by March 15. Students graduating Winter, Spring, or Summer 2014 must meet this deadline as one of the qualifications to be eligible to participate in Commencement. Directions for applying to graduate may be found by following the title link.