In this month’s episode of the NEPC Talks Education podcast, NEPC Researcher Christopher Saldaña interviews Drs. Bruce Baker and Preston Green, leading experts in K-12 school finance and school choice policy. Baker is a professor in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration at Rutgers University. Green is the John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut.
Amid the pandemic, the rapid transition to remote study came with its own learning curve for students and faculty alike. But for many students with disabilities, the shift offered new educational modalities as well as challenges – and the hope that some changes will continue after the threat of the virus subsides.
The University of Connecticut is thrilled to announce that we will be celebrating the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020 with in-person Commencement ceremonies this May at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.
“If we prioritize things like teacher retention; if we prioritize things like school culture and climate as much as student achievement,” says Richard Gonzales, “everyone focuses their time, money, effort, energy toward those things.”
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom.
The Neag School announces the following updates to its administration, faculty, and staff for the Spring 2021 semester.
We are proud to present the Neag School’s 2021 Alumni Award honorees, each of whom has exhibited excellence across the field of education. It is our privilege to celebrate all that they have accomplished through their careers and their service to the community.
Neag School’s Sport Management Program is ranked 28 out of 50, according to Intelligent.com.
“Our special education candidates are very well prepared,” says Michael Coyne, department head of Educational Psychology at UConn’s Neag School of Education. “It’s incredibly important and one of the critical skills that teachers need to have.”
From a young age, Madison Corlett ’16 (ED), ’17 MA, was excited about helping others, raising money through lemonade stands and other fundraisers, then donating the money to local causes.