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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | April 6, 2013
After securing a highly competitive fellowship, Hoover High School science teacher Zovig Minassian will head to Washington, D.C. this fall, where she will spend 11 months honing her professional development skills at the U.S. Department of Energy. She is among just 27 educators who won the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship, hosted by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology. More than 200 teachers competed for the appointment during a rigorous application process.
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By Max Zimbert | October 13, 2009
GLENDALE — Educators and administrators are eagerly anticipating their share of billions in federal stimulus and recovery money, but are deeply concerned regarding state rules that may affect their eligibility for the funds. At the most recent meeting, Glendale Unified School District Board of Education members unanimously affirmed their support of laws and regulations that would allow California to qualify for Race to the Top, a $4.35-billion grant program and the largest sum of competitive and discretionary money in the Department of Education’s history.
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By Angela Hokanson | October 4, 2007
Hoover High School teacher Arpine Ovsepyan tore through Capitol Hill last month, meeting with five elected officials from California in one day to discuss education policy issues and inviting them to visit Glendale schools to see for themselves the challenges educators face. “If someone took a DVD of me, I was just running back and forth from office to office,” Ovsepyan said. Ovsepyan traveled to the capital in mid-September for a three-day conference organized by the Assn.
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By Anthony Kim | December 26, 2006
GLENDALE ? Looking at the humble office Leon Waszak shares with another professor at Glendale Community College, you wouldn't think he has socialized with ministers of education and ambassadors from abroad. The assistant professor of history at Glendale Community College traveled to Oxford University in England in August to attend the invitation-only Oxford Round Table. The conference gathers scholars and leaders in education policy to address major issues in contemporary educational policy in selected countries around the world.
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December 4, 2009
GUSD president is bumped up Glendale Unified School District Board of Education President Mary Boger was elected vice president of the California School Board Assn. at its annual convention Thursday in San Diego. The promotion will put Boger in the inner circle of education policy, with influence in state and federal legislation. She will begin work on the federal relations committee and is slated to attend the meeting of the National School Board Assn. next spring.
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March 15, 2008
Trustees will consider contracting with Robert Half, a recruitment firm, to identify candidates for the college?s associate vice president of information technology services position, which is vacant. WHAT TO EXPECT Trustees will vote on whether or not to contract with the firm for recruitment services, which would include advertising the position, screening the candidates and checking references. The firm will be paid if the college hires a candidate located by the firm.
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By Mark Kellam, mark.kellam@latimes.com | August 5, 2011
Members of the League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank are taking part in a national study on education, weighing in with their opinions on issues such as funding, teacher evaluations and pre-kindergarten education. The project is sponsored by the national League of Women Voters to help develop its position on education policy, said Joan Hardie, president of the local league. The national group realized it didn't have a point of advocacy on federal funding for education after members of the league in Santa Clara took the Bush administration's “No Child Left Behind” legislation to task.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | April 6, 2013
After securing a highly competitive fellowship, Hoover High School science teacher Zovig Minassian will head to Washington, D.C. this fall, where she will spend 11 months honing her professional development skills at the U.S. Department of Energy. She is among just 27 educators who won the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship, hosted by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology. More than 200 teachers competed for the appointment during a rigorous application process.
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By Max Zimbert | October 13, 2009
GLENDALE — Educators and administrators are eagerly anticipating their share of billions in federal stimulus and recovery money, but are deeply concerned regarding state rules that may affect their eligibility for the funds. At the most recent meeting, Glendale Unified School District Board of Education members unanimously affirmed their support of laws and regulations that would allow California to qualify for Race to the Top, a $4.35-billion grant program and the largest sum of competitive and discretionary money in the Department of Education’s history.
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By Angela Hokanson | October 4, 2007
Hoover High School teacher Arpine Ovsepyan tore through Capitol Hill last month, meeting with five elected officials from California in one day to discuss education policy issues and inviting them to visit Glendale schools to see for themselves the challenges educators face. “If someone took a DVD of me, I was just running back and forth from office to office,” Ovsepyan said. Ovsepyan traveled to the capital in mid-September for a three-day conference organized by the Assn.
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By Anthony Kim | December 26, 2006
GLENDALE ? Looking at the humble office Leon Waszak shares with another professor at Glendale Community College, you wouldn't think he has socialized with ministers of education and ambassadors from abroad. The assistant professor of history at Glendale Community College traveled to Oxford University in England in August to attend the invitation-only Oxford Round Table. The conference gathers scholars and leaders in education policy to address major issues in contemporary educational policy in selected countries around the world.
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