Our alumni, faculty, and students reflect on their experience in the Neag School in this special video segment. Video produced by Nathan Oldham.
Sarah Woulfin, an assistant professor of education at the University of Connecticut who was hired as a California teacher with an emergency credential in 2000 to help combat the shortage of instructors, told The 74 that she believed more could be done to help educators exploit the possibilities of lower class sizes.
In collaboration with their partners, David Todd Campbell, professor of science education, and David Moss, the director of global education for the Neag School, have established the Connecticut Network for Science Educators and Preservice Teachers (CoNSEPT).
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom. If you have an accolade to share, we want to hear from you! Please send any news items and story ideas to email@example.com.
We asked 106 education experts to answer one question: “What are your thoughts on the future of education?” In part 1 of this series, we will focus on the future of K-12.
The first time in my career that I received in-depth training in how to teach gifted students correctly was at a training called “Confratute” at the University of Connecticut. It was amazingly motivational and thoroughly informative, and I returned to my school district raring to get started, as correctly as possible.
Shaun Dougherty, a UConn professor of education and public policy, said the ingredients for school-age growth are present in Rocky Hill — an increasing number of households, above-average household income, home prices at the median or slightly above it, yet not high enough to discourage people from moving in.
David Erwin served as a superintendent in five state school districts during the past 23 years of his career. He became assistant superintendent in the Clinton school district in 1991 and was promoted to superintendent in 1995. He then became Canton superintendent in 1998, Montville superintendent in 1999, Avon superintendent in 2009 and Berlin superintendent in 2010.
Drs. Gabriel and Woulfin authored Making Teacher Evaluation Work, a guide for literacy teachers and leaders (Heinemann).
CT Mirror (Neag School’s Jennie Weiner is interviewed about education reform in Connecticut)