Category: Faculty

Read stories related to faculty experts at UConn’s Neag School of Education.

Invest in Positive School Culture to Prevent Bullying Behavior

July 12, 2011

Rather than react to bullying incidents in schools with heavily punitive policies, a systemic, preventive approach that avoids demonizing students and strengthens the overall climate in classrooms is the way to go, Neag School of Education‘s George Sugai and co-authors advise in a paper prepared for President Obama’s White House Conference on Bullying Prevention held […]

Going Beyond Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

June 8, 2011

As a school psychologist and school administrator who specialized in working with behaviorally challenged children, Dr. Sandra Chafouleas learned first hand that schools are held accountable, not only for educating students, but also for addressing students’ behavioral issues and helping them to develop their social skills. “We’re well beyond the days of reading, writing and […]

A Tale of Two High Schools

June 8, 2011

Warren Harding High School has clear hallways, new academies and a new principal who stands at the front door each morning to greet students. Bassick High School has committees, 15 of them, that some would say are working at breakneck speed to reinvent the school’s culture and curriculum by the fall. Both schools, buoyed by federal School […]

Bray and Kehle Publish New Handbook on School Psychology

June 8, 2011

Melissa Bray, Ph.D., and Thomas Kehle, Ph.D., published The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology in February, one of 13 handbooks that constitute the Oxford University Press’ Library of Psychology. At the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education, Bray, a professor of educational psychology, and Kehle, professor and director of school psychology, have concentrated their […]

Neag Faculty Members are Promoted

June 8, 2011

The following faculty members were promoted this spring. Congratulations to all these faculty members for their hard work and dedication to the Neag School of Education. Del Siegle, Ph.D. Del Siegle was promoted to the rank of professor of educational psychology.  He will become the head of the Educational Psychology Department in July. Prior to […]