Student Progress Reviews

Over the next two weeks, students will be receiving emails concerning faculty reviews of their progress in the program.  These reviews are meant to help students focus their efforts as they progress through their degree milestones. Please be on the look out for your review and please be sure to contact your advisor to follow up about next steps.



Doctoral Fellowship

Here are some details for a summer fellowship.  Further info and application documents can be found here.

Who: Any student enrolled in a doctoral program in economics, psychology, sociology, child development, child welfare, family relations, criminal justice, education, public policy, or related fields who has had a dissertation proposal or prospectus approved by his or her academic department.

Why: To pursue independent dissertation research on a policy issue related to low-income individuals, families, and communities while sharing in the intellectual life of MDRC.

Compensation: The fellowship includes a stipend of up to $5,000, which is disbursed in three installments following the fellowship start date.

Deadline: All application materials should be submitted by Monday, May 14, 2018.

IES Releases Education Technology Compendium

A new compendium is now available and provides information about current and completed education technology projects funded by IES’s two research centers—the National Center for Education Research and the National Center for Special Education Research. The compendium is designed to provide information on completed and current projects in an easily accessible and usable format.

With IES funding, researchers have developed or studied technologies for classroom, school, and education research purposes, including more than 270 web-based tools, 85 virtual environments and interactive simulations, 95 intelligent tutor and artificial intelligence software systems, 50 game-based tools, and 105 computer-based assessments.

For additional information, please view A Compendium of Education Technology Research Funded by NCER and NCSER: 2002-2014

Call for Participants

Our colleague, Tamar Brown, is looking for participants for her Capstone study.  Please see below and help if you can!

My name is Tamar Brown, a third-year doctoral student in CLAIR. I am conducting a research project examining the impact of urban music on adolescent Black boys, and am looking to recruit 35 boys between the ages of 13 and 17, who identify as Black, African-American, or Afro-Latino.

Participants will only be required to take a 10 minutes online survey. Data collected from this survey will help educators, researchers, and other service providers create appropriate interventions for Black males who are frequent urban music consumers. Click HERE for more information about the study.

If you would like to nominate a young boy to participate in this study, please send an email to In my reply email, I will include the link to the parent consent form and online survey.

Should you have any questions about this study, please feel free to contact me at or (347) 701-9067.

March GSE Newsletter

Cap and Gown Information

For those graduating in May 2017: This newsletter has all of the information you need for ordering and picking up caps and gowns in terms of dates.  Important links and deadlines below.

Cap and Gowns need to be ordered by Friday, April 7th. Order here.  If you miss the deadline, a late fee of $10 will be charged and availability of extras are not guaranteed.

Order diplomas frames and announcements here.

GSE Centennial Lecture Series Follow-up Discussion 
The GSE Advisory Committee on Multicultural affairs will be holding follow up discussion in Room 1114 on March 21, 2017 at 7:15pm upon the closing of Aisha Holder’s Racial Microaggression Experiences and Coping Strategies of Black Women in Corporate Leadership Lecture.

Information on New York State Mandated Workshops:workshops

A Brief Introduction to Drama Therapy Workshop

Led by Jason Freedman: Monday, March 13th from 3:00-4:30 in room 902.This workshop is free and will cover basic theoretical background and practical methods in drama therapy to inspire change and help clients reach their goals.Click to RSVP

presented by Bruce Maggs, Ph.D.
Friday, March 31 at 6:00pm in the 12th Floor Lounge

GSE Brown Bag Series with Dr. Su-Je Cho

Wednesday, March 15th 12-1:30pm
“Training Educators and Parents to Use Function-based Interventions for Children with Challenging Behavior”

Graduate Assistantships: Early Notification
If you applied for a GA-ship, you are strongly encouraged to register before April 15th in order to be considered for a first choice GA-ship.

Hunter College’s 45th Annual Psychology Convention: Call for Papers 2017

Hunter College is currently accepting abstracts for poster, oral (15 minutes), and symposium (45 minute) presentations.  Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to participate.
The deadline to submit an abstract is Sunday, March 26th at 9:00pm.
For specific information contact the Convention directors or faculty advisor Dawn Dugan.

Amplify Teaching
Fordham Digital Literacies Collaborative is offering two PD workshops, Bridging the Gap between 1.0 and 2.0 Learning and Navigating Tech in the K-6 Classroom.Browse the website for the various participation and registration options.

Spring Conference at Fordham: “Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Trauma: On the Fragmentation and Restoration of the Human Soul.” 

Speakers include: Betsy Hall, Patricia Gherovici, C. Edward Robins, and Amelio D’Onofrio.Friday, April 21st at Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus.For further details, click here.

Summer Teaching Fellowship

The Practice Makes Perfect paid summer Teaching Fellowship offers Teaching Fellows the opportunity to make summer learning engaging, fun, and impactful for students who need it the most. Serving as head classroom teachers at our partner school sites in New York City, Fellows are instrumental to achieving PMP’s mission of providing high-quality summer programming. Fellows craft engaging lessons, facilitate cultural learning and serve as role models for our scholars and mentors. Teaching Fellows will arise from this rigorous and rewarding summer having gained the experience, skills, and confidence necessary to be fully prepared for a future position as an educator, changemaker, and leader.

Applications are open until March 6th.

Clinical Conversation Forums

Monday March 6th and Monday April 24th, 3:30 – 4:45PM in LL902

The Hagin School Consultation Centers and the Student Affiliates in School Psychology are presenting two Clinical Conversation forums to provide the opportunity for students to connect and discuss assessment and clinical issues related to school psychology.

RSVP here.

Important GSE dates

Saturday, March 11: GSE DASA Workshop – LC Room 523, 9:00am

Monday, March 13: GSE Honor Society Induction Ceremony – LC 12th Floor Lounge, 6:30pm

Monday, March 20: Centennial Lecture Series – Speaker Dr. Aisha Holder – LC 12th Fl Lounge, 5:30pm-8:30pm & ACMA Post Lecture Discussion, Rm 1114, 7:15pm

Friday, March 24: Deadline for Dissertations to be submitted to Division Chairs for May 2017 Graduation

Wednesday, March 29: Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 Semesters Begins

Tuesday, April 4: Centennial Lecture Series – Speaker Chancellor Carmen Farina – LC 12th Fl Lounge, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Friday, April 7: Deadline for Oral Defense for May 2017 Graduates

Post-Lecture Discussion hosted by GSE ACMA

Discussion of Aisha Holder’s Racial Microaggression Experiences and Coping Strategies of Black Women in Corporate Leadership Lecture, part of GSE Centennial Lecture Series is Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 5:15 in the 12th Floor Lounge.

Discussion is immediately following the talk, Monday, March 20, 2017 @7:15 in room 1114.

Please join the Advisory Committee on Multicultural Affairs (ACMA) for an informal, small-group discussion facilitated by GSE doctoral students and alumni after the close of the lecture. The group will go deeper into topics discussed during the lectures.  Participants will have the opportunity to reflect and share personal experiences with microaggressions.