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Meet the Researcher: Devin Kearns, Education

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

Devin Kearns began his career as a general education elementary school teacher for third-graders in Los Angeles, where he noticed many students had difficulty reading. The observation would lead to a dramatic shift in the trajectory of his work.

Educational psychology professor Brandi Simonsen, an expert on behavioral issues in schools, discusses the use of seclusion and restraint and the alternatives to their use. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Current Faculty Openings at the Neag School of Education

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

According to 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Neag School ranks among the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the nation and has five specialty programs ranked in the top 25 nationally: Special Education; Elementary Education; Educational Psychology; Educational Administration; and Secondary Education.

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$2.5M Grant to Support BU Wheelock, Neag School Partnership Project

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $2.5 million in funding through its Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to special education faculty at Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and UConn’s Neag School of Education for a project that will fully fund five doctoral students at each institution over the next five years.

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Fall 2019 Neag School Faculty Appointments

by: Stefanie Dion Jones   

This fall, the Neag School welcomes a number of visiting faculty members and also announces several new appointments for current members of the community. In addition, colleagues, friends, and guests celebrated the career of Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Scott Brown earlier this month, who has retired from the Neag School after 39 years of service.

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Neag School Launches Its First Fully Online Master’s Degree Program

by: Shawn Kornegay   

Beginning this fall, those interested in pursuing a master’s degree in research methods, measurement, and evaluation (RMME) within the Neag School’s educational psychology department will have the choice to study either in person at the UConn Storrs campus — or from anywhere in the world. The new fully online program is the first of its kind at the Neag School.

Upcoming Neag School Events

  1. 10/21 Centering Youth Voices in Human Rights Education and Advocacy
  2. 10/23 Teacher Certification Program for College Grads Info Session
  3. 10/24 InCHIP Lecture: Courtney D. Cogburn, Ph.D
  4. 10/25 Education Abroad 101

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