McKay School Magazine Fall 2020 Issue

Color in the Classroom

Fall 2020

Color in the Classroom

Read Time: 27 minutes
Education is a laboratory for America’s confrontation with racism and a place to find possible solutions.

Introducing the New McKay School of Education Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement

Fall 2020

Introducing the New McKay School of Education Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement

Read Time: 3 minutes
Mary Anne Prater, dean of the McKay School of Education, offers her message in response to recent racial injustice with a statement…

Three McKay School Professors Retire

Fall 2020

Three McKay School Professors Retire

Read Time: 1 minute
In 2020, the McKay School bade farewell to three professors who collectively served the university for more than 80 years. Their…

Christopher Dromey Earns Prestigious ASHA Fellowship

Fall 2020

Christopher Dromey Earns Prestigious ASHA Fellowship

Read Time: 1 minute
Christopher Dromey, chair of the Communication Disorders Department (ComD), has received the 2020 Fellowship of the Association…

The Power of Planning

Fall 2020

The Power of Planning

Read Time: 3 minutes
MxKay School professors create pre-intern workshop, a program that encourages collaboration between experienced teachers and "…

Effects on Education: Research Explores the Pandemic’s Impact

Fall 2020

Effects on Education: Research Explores the Pandemic’s Impact

Read Time: 8 minutes
Faculty projects look at decision-making dilemmas, building support communities, innovative ways to connect, and teaching with help…

Returning to a Teaching Career

Fall 2020

Returning to a Teaching Career

Read Time: 11 minutes
We talked to educators about reentering the teaching profession after a break—often for family reasons. Here is a compilation of…

Job Hunting During COVID-19: Tristin Hampshire ’20

Fall 2020

Job Hunting During COVID-19: Tristin Hampshire ’20

Read Time: 1.5 minutes
Tristan Hampshire, '20, shares her experience about graduating in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building Leaders Through Latinos in Action: Jose Enriquez, ’02 & ’12

Fall 2020

Building Leaders Through Latinos in Action: Jose Enriquez, ’02 & ’12

Read Time: 3 minutes
Jose Enriquez reviews his journey of helping develop Latino students’ talents and, more important, to use those talents to help…

Distance Education Leadership and Distinguished Service Award: Anthony Piña, ’89 & ’91

Fall 2020

Distance Education Leadership and Distinguished Service Award: Anthony Piña, ’89 & ’91

Read Time: 3 minutes
At BYU, Anthony Piña earned his bachelor’s in Spanish teaching in 1989 and his master’s in educational psychology two years later.…

Defining Opportunities

Fall 2020

Defining Opportunities

Read Time: 5 minutes
A Superintendent’s Career and Experience with COVID-19.