Click onto the recently expanded Neag Online Programs home page, and proof of the Neag School of Education’s commitment to finding new and innovative ways to prepare the next generation of educators and leaders is clear. The Neag School has doubled the number of online graduate programs it offers to include 12-credit graduate certificates in School Law and Gifted Education and Talent Development, as well as a 12-credit graduate certificate in Leadership and Diversity Management in Sport.
After five years as dean of the Neag School of Education, Thomas C. DeFranco, Ph.D., has returned to life as a full-time mathematics professor in both the Neag School and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
UConn’s Neag School of Education is launching an online graduate certificate in School Law, beginning in the spring of 2015. The 12-credit program is designed to help educators, administrators, policy makers and parents gain the expertise needed to cut through confusing “legalese” and better understand the legal dimensions of K-12 education.
“The Glasgow Five” is not the name of a new European rock band or infamous team of criminals, but the nickname adopted by the five Neag students who recently spent three weeks in Scotland studying how the University of Glasgow could best use social media to recruit, prepare and support international students.
After leading UConn’s Strategic Planning Efforts, Richard L. Schwab has returned to the Neag School of Education as dean to lead the implementation of the school’s Academic Plan with two new associate deans, Casey Cobb and Sandra Chafouleas.
Students in Mary Almeida’s first-grade class at Hazardville Memorial School in Enfield use iPads to practice spelling, create digital stories, submit subtraction quizzes and follow QR code-driven scavenger hunts. They also locate and use live texts and, through an app called ClassDojo, Almeida provides parents with real-time updates on their child’s behavior. While some may […]
For the next five years, the Neag School will provide the editorial team and serve as host institution for the Educational Administration Quarterly (EAQ) journal—an honor that recognizes UConn’s strengths as a leader in education.
Three Neag School of Education faculty members have received a $65,000 “seed grant” to develop a common language and applied understanding of the Partnership for 21st Century Skill’s (P21) “Four Cs” of creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication.
Neag School of Education history education faculty and students are responsible for two innovative exhibits currently on display in two parts of the state: “Behind the Scenes: Museum Footnotes” at the Fairfield Museum and History Center and “Snow, Sand, & Strategy: The Impact of Weather & Geography on WWII” at the Connecticut State Museum of […]
He’s been described by former students and colleagues as “a presence that truly inspires,” “king of the teachable moment” and among the top scholars in his field. Now, Scott W. Brown is also known as a UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor.