UConn’s Kaitlynn Styles was recently elected to Wolcott’s Town Council. Styles is a fifth-semester history major with minors in political science and American studies, and is also in secondary education with a history concentration in the Neag School of Education.
“The stress is really the number one reason that we have. The teachers are reporting leaving the field prior to retirement and the rates of stress are increasing across all teachers and increasing at faster rates for elementary school teachers,” Lisa Sanetti, a professor of educational psychology at UConn’s Neag School of Education.
In our last episode, we dove into identifying the gaps between “learning” and “doing”, highlighting the work of University Principal Preparation Initiative. We learned that through thoughtful planning using frameworks developed by Wallace to address the growing need for more collaboration between districts and universities. In this episode, we’re going to dive into a case study of how one UPPI program at University of Connecticut and what they’ve learned from their program redesign. We spoke at length with Richard Gonzales, who oversees the principalship and superintendency program at UConn and serves as the director of UConn’s UPPI initiative project, specifically about the redesign of their core assessments.
Playing basketball changed Batouly Camara’s life forever when she was a child. That’s why Batouly founded W.A.K.E. (@w_a_k_e__), which stands for Women and Kids Empowerment, an organization that hosts basketball camps in New York City and Guinea, and whose goal is to empower girls and introduce them to new opportunities.
“It’s important to have a relatively good handle on the expected number of children coming into a school, coming into a grade, because schools need to plan and districts need to plan way out in advance in terms of hiring new staff or reconfiguring staffing,” said Morgaen Donaldson, a professor at the UConn Neag School of Education.
The Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) is pleased to announce Dr. Adam McCready, Dr. Trace Camacho, Dr. Crystal Garcia, and Kahlin McKeown as its 2022 Oracle editorial leadership team.
Preston Green, at the University of Connecticut, said there’s more at stake than the rights of students attending charter schools, which have continued to experience growth through the pandemic. If charters are not state actors, it would be easier for them to exclude some students, he said.