The College of Education


Student working
October 20, 2016
Vocabulary is major stumbling block for many adolescents with learning disabilities who are trying to learn to read, but a UNC Charlotte researcher is developing ways to make it easier for these students to learn and retain key words.

Eli Branscome
October 18, 2016
While most doctoral students are busy simply balancing life with studies, Eli Branscome chose to add the joy of music to his. Pursing his Ph.D. in Counseling, and self-employed as a full-time private practice counselor, Branscome marches to his own tune – having played the baritone in the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band at UNC Charlotte last year.

UNC Charlotte campus
October 10, 2016
Public understanding of the counseling profession lacks clarity in places, but many perceptions are also encouraging, according to new research co-authored by a UNC Charlotte professor and two doctoral students. Adjunct professor Bailey MacLeod and counseling doctoral students Jim McMullen and Emily Teague-Palmieri and a colleague from the Wake Forest School of Medicine recently released the new study, which canvassed 300 participants in hopes of better understanding what the public knows about professional counselors.

Scott Kissau
October 3, 2016
The College of Education is now officially home to one of the nation’s top foreign language teacher educators. The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) has selected Dr. Scott Kissau to receive the Anthony Papilia Award, an honor presented to one person annually for excellence in teacher education.