Special education professionals and parents gathered at the University of Connecticut’s School of Law on Friday, to talk about changes that may follow a landmark court case decided last September. One of those changes has to do with perceptions of children with severe disabilities.
In the wake of this past fall’s landmark Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell court ruling, UConn’s Neag School of Education brought together individuals from across the state of Connecticut for a daylong summit dedicated to exploring special education issues.
United States education policy intersected with graduate research Friday morning at the 7th annual graduate research symposium of the University of Connecticut’s Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER).
The Neag School of Education and the UConn Law School hosted a Special Education Summit on May 12, 2017. The event was sponsored by the Klebanoff Institute.
The Daily Campus (Neag School’s Commencement speaker Lynda Mullaly Hunt was mentioned in this article)
Fifteen candidates were selected from a grand pool of qualified applicants to participate in our short-term program for German teachers to the U.S. For many it was their first experience in the so-called “land of opportunity.” For the second time we partnered with the University of Connecticut (U Conn) and its Neag School of Education to offer a two-week immersion into campus and school life.
The Chronicle (Neag School faculty members hosted a group of German educators to observe differences between German and American schools as part of the Fulbright Scholar Program)
Metro Hartford Alliance Newsroom (Dean Gladis Kersaint was elected as a new trustee)
The Neag School of Education honored more than 100 of its students last night at its Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Formerly known as the Honors Day Celebration, the event — held at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts on the UConn Storrs campus — brought together current students receiving Neag School-affiliated scholarships in the coming academic year; their guests; and the donors whose contributions to the Neag School make these sources of financial support possible.
Professor of the Higher Education Department at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education Dr. Ana M. Martínez Alemán came to the University of Connecticut’s Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center Wednesday afternoon to speak about breaking down the bias problems that plague America’s higher education system from a student-to-professor perspective.