Month: October 2016

UCAPP; Wallace Foundation Grant

Wallace Foundation Names Neag School Part of $47M Principal Preparation Program Initiative

October 13, 2016

The Wallace Foundation has selected the University of Connecticut to participate in a national $47 million initiative to develop models over the next four years for improving university principal preparation programs and to examine state policy to see if it could be strengthened to encourage higher-quality training statewide. An independent study will capture lessons from the participating universities and their partners, to be shared with policymakers and practitioners across the country.

Arthur Lerner; Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates; Norwich Free Academy STEM Camp

Noyce Scholarships Offer Opportunity, Support for Careers in Teaching Science

October 11, 2016

Thanks to a $30,000 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship, 43-year-old Arthur Lerner is now advancing his education through the Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates at UConn’s Avery Point campus. The scholarship is helping to create a smooth transition for him as he goes from nonprofit work to pursuing a career as a biology teacher.

Dean Gladis Kersaint; UConn Neag School of Education

Q&A: Get to Know the Neag School’s New Dean, Gladis Kersaint

October 11, 2016

This past summer, the Neag School of Education welcomed Professor Gladis Kersaint as dean. Dean Kersaint most recently served as professor of mathematics and associate dean of academic affairs and research for the College of Education at the University of South Florida. Here, she sits down to share insight into her background as well as her vision for the Neag School going forward.