Fany DeJesús Hannon ’08 MA graduated from the Neag School of Education’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program before serving as director of UConn’s Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center

Who is the “public” in “public education”? Future teachers in this class tease apart that question, using history and current events to examine the inequities in our educational systems and to posit real-world fixes.

Taconet became interested in the field of special education when her younger cousin was diagnosed with autism

D. Betsy McCoach’s areas of expertise uniquely combine gifted education and quantitative methodology

As part of the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a student-athlete from the 1981 NCAA Championship field hockey team and two current women’s basketball players compare and contrast their experiences on “Hallowed Ground.”

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Annual Scholarship Celebration Returns In Person, Spotlights Students and Donors

by: Shawn Kornegay   

For the first time since 2019, UConn’s Neag School of Education held its annual Scholarship Celebration in person to commemorate the students who have benefitted, financially and personally, from numerous donors’ generosity. Students highlighted their personal experiences and thanked the individuals who helped them turn their educational dreams into reality.

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Neag School Alumna Liz DeVitto Self-Publishes Children’s Book, Shares Insights on Being a Special Education Teacher

by: Shawn Kornegay   

Elizabeth “Liz” DeVitto ’14 (ED), ’15 MA, a special education teacher for the past eight years at Roaring Brook Elementary School in Avon, Connecticut, had a goal to write a children’s book before she turned 30. When she looked for a book to help her students deal with emotions, she couldn’t find anything appropriate. Since she couldn’t find the right book, she decided this was her chance to fulfill her goal by publishing a book, Finding a Safe Spot, to help her students when they become overwhelmed with emotion.

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Neag School Accolades: Summer 2022

by: Shawn Kornegay   

Throughout the academic year, the Neag School is proud to share the latest achievements of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Explore their most recent promotions, awards, retirements, publications, and more: Dean’s Office Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Teacher Education Department of Educational Leadership Department of Educational Psychology Faculty/Staff Students Alumni In Memoriam Dean’s […]

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