Neag Alumni Society Scholarship recipient, Colin Usher, is a current student in the Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG). He recently reflected on the impact of the scholarship from the Neag Alumni Society.
The enormous challenge of closing the gap between successful, high-performing students and the often multi-challenged, low-performing ones won’t be overcome by one, large sweeping change, but many small, effective, and strategic ones. “We’re excited and determined to discover the smallest changes that can have the greatest and most durable results,” said the Neag School of […]
With the start of football and the rest of the 2013-2014 school athletic calendar, districts are looking at new laws and training recommendations to help avoid deadly health problems among the 7.5 million students who will play high school sports this year.
Hartford Public Schools and UConn’s Neag School of Education have signed an agreement to collaborate in preparing a select number of Hartford teachers for careers as school principals. The agreement creates a tailor-made principal certification program called Preparing Leaders for Urban Schools (PLUS) that addresses leadership competencies and challenges that are specific to the Hartford […]
Greater participation, fewer behavioral problems and stronger teacher-student relationships are benefits that may occur when teachers increase causal, personalized communications and regularly reach out to parents and students, said Shaun Dougherty, a Neag School of Education assistant professor of Educational Leadership & Policy.