Month: March 2013

Op-Ed: Teachers Must Foster Global Competence in Students

March 29, 2013

When members of the Connecticut state’s Educator Preparation Advisory Council (EPAC) consider the essential competencies required for teachers, they must emphasize teachers’ abilities in building global competence in students.  In the 2010 MetLife Foundation survey of American teachers, 63% of teachers, 63% of parents and 65% Fortune 1000 executives believe that global competency is absolutely […]

Neag Alumni Society Recognizes Outstanding Graduates

March 22, 2013

The Neag School of Education Alumni Society and the faculty of the Neag School of Education hosted the 15th Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the South Campus Ballroom. The evening was memorable as faculty and alumni gathered to formally recognize the achievements of some of our outstanding graduates. The award recipients […]

Neag School Moves up Four Spots in National Rankings

March 12, 2013

The U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of Graduate Schools and the Neag School of Education  continues to achieve top-ranking status as it rose in rankings to #28 in the nation, up from four places last year. This ranking puts the Neag School at #17 among all public graduate schools of education in the nation. In […]