Professor Michael Coyne of the Neag School’s Department of Educational Psychology has been named co-editor-in-chief of The Elementary School Journal. Suzanne Wilson, professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and Sarah Woulfin, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership will serve as associate editors.
Faculty in the Neag School teacher education program this March brought together more than 70 people — from current students and alumni to local educators and school administrators — for an interactive discussion focused on the theme of “Teaching in Turbulent Times.” Prompted by ongoing discussion in recent months among faculty and educators about political divides surfacing in today’s classrooms, the event — led by Dorothea Anagnostopoulos, executive director of teacher education at the Neag School — was intended to serve as an opportunity for a diverse range of people in the education field to network and speak openly, offering suggestions and concerns.
The work of more than 70 faculty researchers and graduate students from the Neag School of Education will be presented as part of this year’s American Educational Research Association (AERA)’s Annual Meeting, taking place Thursday, April 27, through Monday, May 1, in San Antonio.
Members of the Neag School of Education Alumni Board, along with Neag School faculty, staff, and administrators; friends of the university; and guests, gathered this past Saturday on the UConn Storrs campus for the 19th Annual Alumni Awards Celebration. This year’s sold-out event honored six outstanding Neag School graduates in a number of award categories.
U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 national rankings of graduate schools of education on March 14, 2017, with the Neag School of Education ranking No. 27 in the nation. Among public graduate schools of education, the Neag School remains in the top 20 nationally, at No. 17.
Amanda Turner has joined the Neag School of Education as director of assessment, accreditation, and accountability.
The Neag School recently announced new appointments for two of its faculty members, Del Siegle and Scott Brown, and welcomes a new director of assessment.
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Scott Brown has been named head of the Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) at the Neag School.
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom.
Professor emerita Alexinia Young Baldwin ’71 Ph.D. of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, died on Jan. 21, 2017. She was 91.