Faculty from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education are available for comment on President Bush’s Internet education initiative, which will be announced today during his trip to Florida. The plan will allow parents to keep track on the Internet how their children’s schools match up to other schools in their states.
Reporters interested in speaking with any of the professors listed below should contact James Devitt at (212) 998-6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org:
MARK ALTER, Steinhardt School of Education, Chair, Department of Teaching and Learning Areas of Expertise: curriculum, special education, teacher education
MARY DRISCOLL, Steinhardt School of Education, Department of Administration Leadership and Technology Areas of Expertise: schools and communities
JOHN MAHYER, Steinhardt School of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning Areas of Expertise: teacher education, urban education
ROBERT TOBIAS, Steinhardt School of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning Areas of Expertise: standards and standards-setting, school and district accountability programs, educational program evaluation
JONATHAN ZIMMERMAN, Steinhardt School of Education, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Areas of Expertise: bilingual education, creationism and evolution, history of education, multiculturalism, school prayer, standards and testing
EDITOR’S NOTE The Steinhardt School of Education prepares students for careers in education, health and nursing, communications, and the arts and to serve as a source of continuing education for working professionals who seek career advancement and enrichment. On the graduate level, specialized training is offered within the context of one of the country’s leading centers of research. The school is also a center for research and community service, especially committed to activities aimed at improving the urban environment.