Doctoral student Wooten accepted to participate in ASHE Graduate Student Policy Seminar


Congratulations to School of Education doctoral student Sara Wooten on her acceptance to participate in the 2015 Association for the Study of Higher Education’s Graduate Student Policy Seminar.

Wooten will attend this year’s Policy Seminar in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday, November 4 to Thursday, November 5.

Wooten is currently a doctoral student in Educational Leadership and Research, Higher Education Administration. She received a master’s in Educational Studies from Tufts University and master’s in Sociology & Women’s and Gender Studies from Brandeis University. She is also currently a graduate student-at-large in Sociology at the University of Chicago.

The Graduate Student Policy Seminar provides graduate students with opportunities to interact with researchers and policymakers who are knowledgeable about critical public policy issues related to higher education. The seminar also offers participants an opportunity to engage other advanced graduate students with similar interests and ambitions from universities across the nation.

The Association for the Study of Higher Education is a scholarly society dedicated to higher education as a field of study.

About SOE

The LSU School of Education offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction and in Educational Leadership, Research, and Counseling. The school’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues. 

About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education is a nationally accredited division of LSU. Formed in 2012, the college brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer eight undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The college is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.