Month: May 2018

8:00 a.m. — Baker checks out students in the class, as part of her weekly teacher observations. (Photo Credit: Cat Boyce/Neag School)

A Day in the Life of a School Principal: Megan Baker ’12 6th Year

May 8, 2018

Neag School alumna Megan Baker ’12 6th Year, a graduate of the UConn Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP), has served since 2015 as principal of Tourtellotte Memorial High School, a public high school in the Thompson (Conn.) school district with 251 students in Grades 9 to 12. Prior to that, Baker was curriculum director for pre-K to Grade 12 and part-time assistant principal at Tourtellotte. Baker is also a member of the Neag School Alumni Board. In this special photo essay, photographer Cat Boyce shadowed Baker earlier this spring in order to offer a glimpse into a typical day in the life of Baker and her role in principalship.

Line of individuals clapping for accolades.

Neag School Accolades – April-May 2018

May 7, 2018

Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom. If you have an accolade to share, we want to hear from you! Please send any news items and story ideas to

10 Questions With Sandy Bell, Expert in Adult Learning

May 7, 2018

In our recurring 10 Questions series, the Neag School catches up with students, alumni, faculty, and others throughout the year to offer a glimpse into their Neag School experience and their current career, research, or community activities. In this installment, Sandy Bell, associate professor and program coordinator for the Neag School’s adult learning concentration in  the Learning, Leadership, and Education Policy program, shares insight into her career.