2002WEEA Program Implementation
Six new grants are awarded by the WEEA Program, Office
of Elementary and Secondary Education, the United States Department
These new projects will continue the work of more than 700 past WEEA
grantees to teach the best methods for implementing equitable education
throughout the nation. Click here
to view the project descriptions.
WEEA Grantee Named 2002 Texas State Professor of
Dr. Josefina Tinajero, Professor of Teacher Education at the University
of Texas at El Paso, has been named the 2002 Texas State Professor
of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. State Professors of the Year
are given this award in recognition of their dedication to teaching,
commitment to students, and innovative instructional methods. Dr.
Tinajero participated in the awards ceremony at the White House on
November 21, 2002.
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WEEA Associate Harilyn Rousso Selected as a 2003
National Women's History Month Honoree
In preparation for 2003 National Women's History Month, National
Women's History Project Announces its selection of 2003 honorees.
WEEA Associate, Harilyn Rousso was selected along with many other
unsung women. The selection was made in honor of all women who have
touched this nation's history and the personal history of the NWHP,
women who contribute to the people and ideals of this great country.
Harilyn Rousso (b. 1946)
Disability Rights Activist and Psychotherapist
For over 20 years, she has worked as an educator, social worker,
psychotherapist and pioneering activist in the disability rights
field, with an emphasis on issues of women and girls with disabilities.
Visit the National
Women's History Project for the full announcement and complete
list of honorees.