Meet Woodring's new dean: Francisco Rios

Woodring College of Education Dean Francisco Rios is settled into his new office in Miller Hall and making changes to set the college on a path to achieving even greater outcomes for professional educators. Watch this video to learn more about Dean Francisco Rios' vision for Woodring.


Kill a lion, go to college

Professor Tim Keiper's year in Tanzania

When a safari vehicle stopped in the Serengeti Desert, a teen named Wilson of the Maasai tribe was the only person amongst the cattleman who spoke English.

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Blazing trails in science and math education

In any given elementary school math or science classroom on any given day, a student is likely to utter these words:

"I don't know why I need to learn this. I won't ever need to do this when I'm an [insert career here]."

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Compass to Campus exceeds 68,000 mentoring hours!

Compass to Campus, led by Cyndie Shepard, is now in 10 school districts in Whatcom and Skagit counties and has surpassed 68,000 hours of volunteer mentoring time in Washington schools in just three years.

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Where are the teachers now?

Madsen Adds to Teacher Scholarship Fund

We're pleased to announce that Dennis Madsen, member of WWU's board of trustees and former CEO of REI, has made a significant contribution of $125,000 to Western...

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Woodring College of Education
Western Washington University
MS 9088
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9088

Location on Campus
MH 250 (campus map)
Phone: (360) 650-3319