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UNC Charlotte Campus
March 24, 2017
Dr. Kristie Opiola, UNC Charlotte assistant professor of counseling studies, has received the 2017 Best Practices Award by the American Counseling Association (ACA) for her dissertation, “The Efficacy of Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) for Adoptive Families.”

Extracurricular Magazine
March 2, 2017
Hot off the presses, it's the newest edition of Extracurricular, the official magazine of the Cato College of Education! Peek inside for features on a $5 million gift supporting student scholarships, a new community center focused on early literacy, how one alum went from TV producer to teacher of the year and much, much more.

Students Jumproping
February 15, 2017
A short “morning blast” of physical activity can benefit elementary students throughout the school day, according to a new study co-authored by a Cato College of Education professor. Department of Reading and Elementary Education professor Erik Byker and colleagues found physical activity before class led to increases in students’ test scores, overall physical activity and confidence in their academic ability.

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February 7, 2017
As Dean of the Cato College of Education at UNC Charlotte, Ellen McIntyre leads 200 faculty and staff and 2,400 students. Prior to her appointment at UNC Charlotte, she was the College of Education Department Head at NC State University, a Professor at University of Louisville, and an elementary school teacher.