The Connecticut Sun will honor UConn women’s basketball associate head coach Chris Dailey with the Margo Dydek Award as its 2017 Woman of Inspiration on August 8th when Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm return to Mohegan Sun Arena.
Former UConn women’s soccer goalkeeper Emily Armstrong will continue her professional career overseas in Norway. The Collegeville, Pennsylvania native signed with the Medkila IL club in the Toppserien, the top tier of Norwegian women’s soccer.
Seven faculty members across the Neag School of Education have recently been awarded funding — totaling more than $10 million — by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) for a range of education research projects. In addition, two Neag School alumni are part of grant projects newly funded by IES.
Attendees for the 40th annual Confratute conference were welcomed by Joe Renzulli and Sally Reis. Welcome remarks also featured Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell and Dean Gladis Kersaint of the Neag School of Education.
After a thorough national search, the University of Florida’s department of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs (MCDA) is pleased to announce that Jack Nguyen has been selected as Director of Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs. He will start Monday, July 17.
Region 15 Superintendent of Schools Regina Lemerich Botsford announced that Christopher Walsh has been appointed to the position of Math/Science Academic Chairperson at Pomperaug High School.
Dan Agins was nominated as Stonington’s 2018 Teacher of the Year for “being the teacher that every student wishes they had,” and the district obliged. The 38-year-old, who just finished his 13th year at Pawcatuck Middle, was honored earlier this month.
Dr. Shamim Patwa has been selected as the next Director of Special Education and Student Support Services for the Mansfield Schools.
The New Milford Board of Education hired Jennifer Delaney on Tuesday to be the assistant principal at Schaghticoke Middle School.
School Superintendent David B. Erwin will retire in January, closing a 42-year education career that includes 23 years as school superintendent in five Connecticut districts, the last eight in Berlin.