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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Student Maria Fernanda Vargas discovered her future career almost by accident after attending Washington State University Tri-Cities while still in high school. Maria Fernanda Vargas (center) celebrates while playing a game as part of a World Fair offered by...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A group of Washington State University Tri-Cities education students and current teachers are the first to benefit from a new course focused on how to teach computer science in the K-12 classroom. Teachers and education students in the new...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will hold a comprehensive education summit for teachers and other educators on Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning in the Consolidated Information Center (CIC) on campus, which will welcome National Teacher of the Year and Washington...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Lindsay Lightner, a Ph.D. student in mathematics and science education and coordinator of the Alternate Route Teacher Certification program at Washington State University Tri-Cities, has received the 2018 European Science Education Research Association Summer School in Finland scholarship from the National Association...

By Maegan Murray RICHLAND, Wash. –  A Washington State University Tri-Cities education professor has partnered with her father, a software engineer, to develop a fun and hands-on educational tool that will allow students to virtually explore geographic areas, expand their spatial awareness skills and improve overall...

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Thanks to a state grant, Washington State University is providing greater access for paraprofessionals to become state-certified teachers. The grant comes from the state’s Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB), which is responsible for oversight of the state’s...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Firestone RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities is developing a teacher endorsement program in computer science that has attracted a $49,000 grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and a matching contribution from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Currently, there is no teaching...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Citiies RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities has joined forces with a local youth-operated program to grow its home-based extracurricular learning opportunities in a community in east Pasco. The organization, Ambassadors of Lakeview Achieving Success (ALAS), originated several years ago when Lakeview...