UNT DALLAS’ EMERGING TEACHER INSTITUTE RECEIVES GRANT TO BUILD BILINGUAL TEACHER SUPERHIGHWAY

— W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant for $525,000 will help UNT Dallas address shortage of qualified bilingual teachers Dallas, Texas (September 8, 2017) – The University of North Texas at Dallas’ innovative school of education, known as the...

Teach for America VP Elizabeth Fritze Cheek Set to Join UNT Dallas' Emerging Teacher Institute as Executive Director

— Dallas - (August 25, 2017) – The University of North Texas at Dallas’ innovative school of education, known as the Emerging Teacher Institute (ETI), has hired Elizabeth Fritze Cheek as its new Executive Director. Fritze Cheek, formerly...

ETI in the News: Raise Your Hand Texas Grant Provides 20 Bilingual Education Scholarships

— UNT Dallas’ Emerging Teacher Institute was pleased to announce this week that it was one of 10 universities in Texas to receive a grant to promote teacher education. UNTD will use the funds to provide 20 bilingual education students with...

UNT Dallas Awarded 20 full scholarships for teacher training by Raise Your Hand Texas

— The University of North Texas at Dallas is one of 10 universities in Texas to be honored with an award from the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation as part of a $50 million Raising Texas Teachers program that is designed to elevate the teaching...

UNT Dallas awarded $2.58M grant for TRIO Upward Bound Programming

— The University of North Texas at Dallas has been awarded $2.58 million through two grants from the U.S. Department of Education in support of TRIO Upward Bound programming. The five-year Upward Bound program will allow the university to better serve...

Twenty Science Teachers Inducted into Wipro SEF Program

— Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a global information technology, consulting and business process services company along with  partner universities, University of Massachusetts Boston, and the University of North Texas at Dallas recently announced the...

Dallas ISD Teachers Learn Innovative Approach to Handling Stress (WFAA)

— Dr. John Gasko, Dean of the School of Education and the Emerging Teacher Institute, has been hard at work training hundreds of Dallas educators the art of mindfulness. It’s been a pillar of ETI since Dr. Gasko began work at UNT Dallas in 2016...

Dallas Teachers Benefit from Dean Gasko’s Mindfulness Training

— Dr. John Gasko, Dean of the School of Education and the Emerging Teacher Institute, has been hard at work training more than 200 Dallas educators the art of mindfulness. Gasko also played a significant role in planning a mindfulness event at...

Wipro Partners with UNT Dallas to Expand the Wipro Science Education Fellowship Program

— Dallas, Texas, USA, March 3, 2017 — Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, and the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) today...

Dr. Gasko Discusses "The Teacher Gap" on KERA

— Teacher attrition sits at about 8 percent a year. The discouraging piece of that statistic, though, is that two-thirds of those teachers are leaving the business out of dissatisfaction rather than retirement. We’ll talk about efforts to bridge...

Gasko to Speak at National Conversation on Rights and Justice

— Dr. John Gasko, dean of UNT Dallas’ School of Education, was invited to participate as a speaker in A National Conversation on Rights and Justice presented by the National Archives February 1, 2017 at the George W. Bush Presidential Library...

What can a Tiny Island Show Texas about Finding Great Teachers? A lot, Actually. (DallasNews)

— SINGAPORE — This Asian island roughly the size of Austin has dominated international rankings in education, with students regularly outperforming their peers in math, science and literacy. Singapore officials say the key to that success was...

Educate Texas Delegation's Tour to Singapore “a Major Success”

— Delegation of 37 education, business and philanthropic leaders bring back ideas to Texas after firsthand look at the policies, best practices that have made Singapore an “educational powerhouse”   DALLAS (Oct. 28, 2016) –...

UNT Dallas Launches Emerging Teacher Institute

— The University of North Texas at Dallas is pleased to announce the creation of the Emerging Teacher Institute (ETI). Under the direction of Dr. John Gasko, dean of the School of Education, ETI will seek to train and prepare teachers and school...

U.S. Prep/ Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant

— In June, President Mong went to Memphis, Tennessee as part of the U.S. Prep Presidents and Provosts. His involvement was tied to a $500,000 U.S. Prep grant awarded to the UNT Dallas’ School of Education. “We hope to use the grant to...

Michael L. Williams Named UNT Dallas’ First Distinguished Leader-In-Residence

— The University of North Texas at Dallas has named former State of Texas education commissioner, Michael L. Williams, its first Distinguished Leader-In-Residence.  Williams will begin his new role effective August 17, 2016.  Most recently,...

UNT Dallas, Teaching Trust Launch Exploratory Partnership

— The University of North Texas at Dallas recently announced an exploratory partnership with Teaching Trust, a partnership intended to assess and transform its educational leadership and principal preparation program. The partnership will focus on a...

Dean Gasko, Pastor Rush Discuss Future of Education

— Dr. John Gasko, dean of the UNT Dallas School of Education, and Pastor Rickie Rush, senior pastor of Inspiring Body of Christ (IBOC) Church in Dallas, met Wednesday, July 13, 2016 to discuss how well educated teachers can impact the future of...

UNT Dallas, Area Leaders Plan for Future of Bilingual Education

— University of North Texas at Dallas faculty and staff met with area leaders in education Monday, May 16 to discuss the future of bilingual education in North Texas. Dr. Angela Valenzuela, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, served as...

Urban Education Expert Named UNT Dallas Dean of Education

— The University of North Texas at Dallas will add to its community-focused leadership team this spring with the appointment of John W. Gasko, Ph.D. as the new dean of education. The appointment is effective March 2016. “Dr. Gasko comes to UNT...