Luis Ramirez, who has been a social worker at Smith STEM School since 2010, said that he’s “humbled and honored” to be a Teacher of the Year finalist.
The Daily Campus (Neag School’s Commencement speaker Lynda Mullaly Hunt was mentioned in this article)
“If we want all of our young people to have the opportunity to thrive, it is more important than ever that high schools be designed to maximize the chances that students will graduate, and that when they do, they are prepared to enter college or have skills valued in the labor force,” says Shaun Dougherty.
WNPR (Audio – 27:00 Dorothea Anagnostopoulos is interviewed about the importance of covering racial issues in teacher preparation programs)
Fifteen candidates were selected from a grand pool of qualified applicants to participate in our short-term program for German teachers to the U.S. For many it was their first experience in the so-called “land of opportunity.” For the second time we partnered with the University of Connecticut (U Conn) and its Neag School of Education to offer a two-week immersion into campus and school life.
As a scholar who studies the legal and policy issues pertaining to school choice, I’ve observed that the same type of fraud that occurred at Enron has been cropping up in the charter school sector. A handful of school officials have been caught using the Enron playbook to divert funding slated for these schools into their own pockets.
Cold-weather baseball teams aren’t supposed to have the kind of success Jim F. Penders ’94 (CLAS), ’98 MA has had in his 15 seasons as head coach of the Huskies. It’s in his DNA, other coaches insist – and they may be right.
“We need students to read across multiple sources and compare, not just find one source and go with it,” says Ian O’Byrne of University of Connecticut’s New Literacies Research Lab in an EdTech article.
The fight for equality in sport takes place everywhere. Right here at the University of Connecticut, Laura Burton, an associate professor in the Neag School of Education and one of the co-heads of the Sport Management program, is doing her part.
The Chronicle (Neag School faculty members hosted a group of German educators to observe differences between German and American schools as part of the Fulbright Scholar Program)