Author: Shawn Kornegay

Teachers in Training Need More Personalized Support and Fewer Barriers

March 9, 2020

“Without edTPA, I believe my colleagues and I could better focus on attracting and supporting teachers into the shortage areas that already exacerbate the issues faced by many of our districts, especially those with high concentrations of students of color and students living in poverty,” says Violet Jiménez Sims, an assistant clinical professor at the Neag School of Education.

Jason Irizarry giving a lecture in the Gentry Building.

Jason Irizarry Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

January 17, 2020

Jason Irizarry, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, has been named the Neag School associate dean for academic affairs. He takes over this month for Joseph Madaus, who is resuming his faculty role to focus on recent research grants, including one focused on supporting academically talented students on the autism spectrum.