Author: Cindy Wolfe Boynton

Neag Grad Publishes Fourth Book on College Presidents

May 31, 2012

JFK’s assassination; the civil rights, women’s and free speech movements; Vietnam; the Cold War; and an array of social inequities made the 1960s and ’70s one of the most compelling and challenging eras in not just the history of the United States, but in the history of higher education. Neag School of Education graduate Steve […]

Adult Learning Program Helps Professionals Better Educate Other Adults

May 31, 2012

Capital Community College nurse educator Bonnie Edelen earned not just a doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut, but an Excellence in Nursing Research Award from the Connecticut Nursing Research Alliance. The award came from the study Edelen conducted in 2009 to write her dissertation, which showed how reflective journaling can help nursing students better […]

Much-Needed STEM Teachers are Focus of Accelerated Certification Program Expansion

March 27, 2012

To help meet the national demand for certified science, technology, engineering and math teachers that will engage and inspire young people, the Neag School of Education is expanding its one-year accelerated Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG) to UConn’s Avery Point campus. Like the TCPCG programs already in place on regional campuses in West […]

No Clear Winner Yet in “Race to the Top”

January 27, 2012

Establishing “Innovation Funds” for community partnerships that enhance learning, creating professional development programs more aligned with federal education expectations, and establishing new frameworks for teacher evaluations are among the ways states awarded Race to the Top (RTT) grants have begun to used their share of the $4 billion given by the federal government in 2011 […]

CAPSS/Neag Early Career Superintendent Institute an Invaluable Resource for Individual, School District Growth

January 27, 2012

New Connecticut Regional School District 14 Superintendent Jody Goeler credits the Advanced Leadership Development Institute for Early Career Superintendents at the Neag School of Education with giving him not just the tools, support and opportunities needed to better manage the practical, day-to-day aspects of his job, but also to tackle the unavoidable sticky—and inevitably unexpected—situations. […]