The College of Education



October 9, 2015
New research co-authored by College of Education scholars is illuminating the path to teaching academic vocabulary words to students with learning disabilities. Published in the journal Teaching Exceptional Children, the study reads like an instructional manual for teachers interested in expanded in-class vocabulary training

Stockholm Junior Water Prize
October 5, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte will host the United States leg of a competition for one of the world’s most prestigious awards in water-related research. The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is presented to one high school student annually for research in water and sustainability issues.

September 18, 2015
Becoming a teacher was never a part of Kaleigh Oliver’s long-term plan. Becoming a nurse and taking care of the elderly was the career she had always dreamed of. Beginning in eighth grade, and continuing through high school, Oliver began to understand that nursing might not be for her. She knew, however, that she would have a career in which lives were forever changed because of her impact.

September 3, 2015
A newly launched online program at the College of Education will train the next generation of leaders in virtual teaching and learning systems.