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March 2021 Good News in the College of Education

​On Februa​ry 11, Dr. Autumn Cabell presented on a panel for a webinar titled “The Impact of Dual Pandemics on the Future of Counseling” through Chi Signa Iota.

On February 9, Dr. Deanna Burgess presented the keynote address with the Office of Catholic Schools Leadership Day.

Dr. Marie Donovan was interviewed for the Chicago Tribune​ about the newly enacted ISBE Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards for all Illinois institutions with teacher and administrator licensing programs.

Dr. Roxanne Owens was interviewed by WGN​ and Fox 32 Chicago​ about the recent decision by Dr. Seuss’s publishers to discontinue the publishing of some of his books. She urges parents to use this decision as a teaching moment.

As part of DePaul's longstanding collaboration with Facing History and Ourselves, Facing History staff members facilitated two events in February for the DePaul COE. On February 19, faculty and staff participated in a workshop titled “Navigating our fragile democracy: Understanding our identity and purpose”; and on February 24, students participated in a workshop titled, “Facilitating civil conversations in divided times.”

Sr. Mary Paul McCaughey published her new book, Grace and Guts for School Leaders: Practical Prayers. Sr. Mary Paul was interviewed on NCEA's podcast to discuss the book. Great work, Sister Mary Paul!

Dr. Rebecca Michel published “Enhancing Social Justice and Multicultural Counseling Competence through Cultural Immersion: A Guide for Faculty” in Th​e Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.

Curriculum Studies doctoral student Erik Parsons wrote “Are We Learning the Right Lessons from Lockdown?” for the LLC Blog.

Dr. Hilary Conklin was part of a panel at DePaul’s recent second annual Innovation Day. She presented on “Cultivating Empathic Listening in Democratic Education.