Month: March 2011

‘Connecticut Summit on PBIS’ on May 20

March 24, 2011

The “Connecticut Summit on PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports)” will be held on Friday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the UConn Student Union Ballroom. The summit is sponsored by the Connecticut State Department of Education, State Education Resource Center, the Office of Special Education Programs’ National Center on PBIS and […]

Letter from the Dean: You’re Invited to the Neag Alumni Society Awards Dinner

March 24, 2011

Dear Alumni and Friends of the Neag School of Education: The Neag School of Education Alumni Society and the faculty of the Neag School of Education cordially invite you to attend our 13th Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the South Campus Ballroom (Rome Ballroom) on the Storrs campus. Click here for […]

Neag Math Duo Decodes Language Barriers to Math Reasoning

March 24, 2011

It all started with the fear and loathing Strand 25 brings to some math classrooms in the state. Strand 25 is the part of the benchmark Connecticut Mastery Test that presents what was once known as “word” or “thought” problems. Now they’re known as “open-ended, non-routine” problems with a lot of language involved. Similar problems […]

Q&A with: Chad Ellis, principal of Montville High School

March 17, 2011

Montville, Conn. — Age 34. Education: bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Connecticut, master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Neag School of Education at UConn. Experience: teacher, South Windsor High School, 2002-05; teacher, Enfield’s Enrico Fermi High School, 2005-08; assistant principal, Enrico Fermi High School, August 2008-December 2010. Woodstock native Chad Ellis […]