Before an audience of more than 125 friends, colleagues, Neag School graduates, students, and faculty, two high-profile Neag School alumni took to the stage this Tuesday at UConn’s von der Mehden Hall in Storrs to share their insights on leadership, as well as their own preparation program experience at UConn, as part of the School’s inaugural educational leadership alumni forum.
The Neag School is actively seeking applications for its second cohort of Dean’s Doctoral Scholars. Individuals accepted into this exclusive program for the 2016-17 academic year will have the opportunity to earn a Ph.D. with four years of full funding.
Former Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis ’05 (ED), ’06 MA, founder of nonprofit Classes 4 Classes and survivor of the tragic 2012 shooting in Newtown, Conn., shares with Spotlight an excerpt of her new book, Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Life’s Darkest Hours (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), releasing Oct. 6.
For Connecticut educators aspiring to advance their careers and serve in roles as assistant principals, principals, or district-level administrators, the Neag School of Education is offering more preparation options than ever before.
P21, in collaboration with researchers from the Neag School, released a series of research briefs on key aspects of conceptualizing, developing, and assessing each of the 4Cs: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity.
Children who take part in early childhood education programs, research shows, are apt to reap the benefits for years to come. Not only are these children more likely to be more successful throughout their years in school, but also “to have jobs and to be contributing members of society” later in life, says Karen List […]
Few would likely dispute the enormous impact that globalization has had in recent decades on every aspect of civilization, from international commerce to technology to concerns about the environment. But where might education fit into this equation? Perhaps more than ever before, the idea of shaping students into thoughtful, responsible global citizens has become a […]
James Kaufman, professor of educational psychology, met with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta this summer for a forthcoming show about creativity.
Does school matter? Most anyone’s response would be, unequivocally, yes.
And yet startling results from a recent research study suggest that, depending on the ability of the student, the answer may not be quite so clear-cut.
The University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education is pleased to announce that René Roselle has been named to the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)’s new Clinical Practice Commission. René Roselle joins the group of higher education and K-12 leaders from across the country, which will examine the state of clinical practice (commonly known as “field experience”) in teacher preparation.