Category: Students



Sushruta Kunnenkeri teaching students at NFA

Sushruta Kunnenkeri ’18 MA: Finding His Path to Teaching

January 8, 2018

When Sushruta Kunnenkeri was a child, his father fostered a learning environment at the kitchen table, inviting his children to talk about science and history, giving them the confidence to explore new fields and ask questions — something Kunnenkeri, now an aspiring science teacher enrolled in the Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG), wants to encourage his students to do.



Jesse Mala

10 Questions With Ph.D. Students in Educational Leadership

January 3, 2018

Learning, Leadership, and Education Policy (LLEP) is a doctoral program available through the Neag School’s Department of Educational Leadership, offering concentrations in three areas: adult learning; leadership and education policy; and sport management. This installment of “10 Questions” connects with two current Ph.D. candidates in the LLEP program.


Trying to Teach Love in a World of Hate

January 3, 2018

“You can turn on the news at any time and see so much hate that all you want to do is curl up in a ball and never come out of bed. It is hard for anyone to digest what is happening in our world today,” writes Neag School master’s student Emily Cipriano.



Board of Education Names New Interim Chief Academic Officer

November 16, 2017

The Board of Education appointed Craig Creller as the district’s interim chief academic officer Tuesday night. Creller will serve in the role for the remainder of the 2017-18 academic year. Creller has served as the district’s K-12 mathematics instructional specialist for the past seven years. He is currently enrolled in the Neag School of Education Superintendent Leadership program at the University of Connecticut.



Desegregated, Differently

October 20, 2017

Half of Hartford’s schoolkids attend integrated schools, thanks to a legal strategy that might work elsewhere. Here, doctoral student Robert Cotto is interviewed on the desegration case Sheff v. O’Neill. “Choice Watch,” a report he published in 2014, is also cited.