Category: Students




Isabella Horan Honored As 2019 Alma Exley Scholar

May 16, 2019

“I fully expect that over the next few years, Ivy will become not only a beloved teacher, but also a leader in the schools where she teaches and in the broader educational field,” says Horan’s faculty advisor and Neag School Prof. Dorothea Anagnostopoulos. “She will be a force to reckon with as she works to improve schools for and with her students and their communities.”


Samuel Galloway ’01 6th Year, director of human resources at Bristol Public Schools, reviews a student's resume during the Education Career Fair.

Preparing Neag School Teacher Ed Grads for a Successful Job Search

May 15, 2019

Many school districts across Connecticut hold Neag School of Education teacher education graduates in the highest regard for potential employment.Throughout the Neag School’s partner school districts, juniors and seniors in the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s (IB/M) program get firsthand student teaching experience in urban and suburban classroom settings; during their fifth year in the program, students receive further preparation through various professional development offerings and on-site internships.




Kathrine Grant ’19 (ED) (Photo courtesy of Kathrine Grant)

Neag School Class of 2019 Featured

May 2, 2019

UConn Today, the University of Connecticut’s news website, featured the following Neag School Class of 2019 graduates in its Spring 2019 Commencement coverage. Click each student image below to read a Q&A with each individual. 


Leszek Ward interacts with fellow students and guests at the 2019 UCAPP Change Project Day in Storrs this April. (Frank Zappulla/Neag School)

UCAPP Student Project Strives to Build a Sense of Belonging

April 30, 2019

Over the past academic year, Neag School graduate student and high school English teacher Leszek Ward studied the effectiveness of regularly bringing small groups of students together with faculty advisors during homeroom at New Haven Academy, to determine whether implementing a structured protocol across certain groups would increase students’ sense of belonging.


Jesús Cortés-Sanchez ’18 (ED), ’19 MA playing clarinet at Morse Academy (Photo credit: Matthew Fried)

Living the Dream

April 22, 2019

Among the 53 “DREAMers” who played instruments and sang on the Grammy-winning big-band album “American Dreamers (Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom)” is Jesús Cortés-Sanchez ’18 (ED, SFA), ’19 MA, an aspiring music teacher in the integrated bachelor’s/master’s program with the School of Fine Arts and the Neag School of Education.