Education dean to lead panel discussion
Date Published: November 6, 2013
Ellen McIntyre, dean of the College of Education, will moderate a panel discussion on challenges to public education at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, at UNC Charlotte Center City.
Topics for “What’s Next for Public Education in the Charlotte Metro?” include how families make school choices and the...
Spotlight: Freedom Schools Foster Love of Reading
Date Published: August 6, 2013
As part of a partnership with the national Children’s Defense Fund, the annual UNC Charlotte Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program attracts students from a number of area schools to the University City campus to take part in a multi-faceted...
College of Education dean shares passion for community engagement
Date Published: August 6, 2013
By Ellen McIntyre, Dean, College of Education
I am honored to have been selected Dean of the College of Education. This College has a strong presence in Charlotte and its surrounding area. In fact, one of the things that attracted me to the University was its reputation as an urban...
Education dean honored by German university
Date Published: June 13, 2013
Mary Lynne Calhoun, dean of the College of Education, recently received the 2013 Internationalization Award from Germany’s Ludwigsburg University of Education.
The honor was presented during the 19th annual collaborative research symposium between education faculty at UNC Charlotte and Ludwigsburg...
TEALR receives provost’s advising award
Date Published: May 22, 2013
By Tamara Johnson
The College of Education Office of Teacher Education, Advising, Licensure and Recruitment (TEALR) is the 2013 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising.
“TEALR provides an innovative, integrated and multifaceted approach to advising for our...
N.C. State’s McIntyre selected as new Education Dean
Date Published: May 2, 2013
Ellen McIntyre, interim associate dean of academic affairs at N.C. State University, has been named dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Education. Her appointment is effective July 1.
In announcing McIntyre’s selection to succeed Mary Lynne Calhoun, who is retiring at the end of the academic year...
Cato Teaching Discovery Mural Salutes Great Teachers
Date Published: April 29, 2013
CHARLOTTE - April 23, 2013 - University leaders formally dedicated the Cato Teaching Discovery Mural during a special ceremony Monday, April 22.
Located near the College of Education, this dramatic, brick-carved mural depicts important events in Charlotte and North Carolina history and culture on...
College of Education hosts Diane Ravitch
Date Published: March 22, 2013
UNC Charlotte and the College of Education hosted former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education and author Diane Ravitch for "The Death and Life of the Great American School System."
Diane Ravitch is a research professor of education at New York University and a nonresident senior fellow at the...
The Quality of Teacher Education in NC Matters
Date Published: March 4, 2013
This article by Dean Mary Lynne Calhoun appeared in the For Your Consideration section in MeckEd. For Your Consideration* provides an open forum for individuals to voice their opinions on various public education issues.
The quality of teacher education in North Carolina matters. As citizens and...
New Journal Aimed at Urban Education Issues
Date Published: February 19, 2013
The UNC Charlotte Urban Education Collaborative has launched an on-line graduate student peer-reviewed journal entitled Urban Education Research and Policy Annuals.
The journal will highlight the research of graduate students from across the United States in the field of urban...
Leader in Education Speaker Series Welcomes Morrison
Date Published: January 31, 2013
UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the inaugural Leader in Education Speaker Series Lecture from 12:30 - 1:30 PM, Jan. 31, in McKnight Hall, Cone University Center. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison will deliver an address on the state of...
Faculty and Staff Invite Community to Honor Sandy Hook Victims
Date Published: January 29, 2013
In December a tragedy occurred in the small town of Newtown, Conn. During this event 27 children and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The College of Education faculty and staff have joined to recognize the heroic efforts of the educators who lost their lives...
School Project Blurs Line Between Public, Private
Date Published: January 28, 2013
Written by Jaclyn Zubrzycki
Published in Education Week: click here to read the original article.
Project LIFT targets nine city schools
An unusual public-private school improvement partnership in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school system is raising hopes about its potential for improving the...
Homework Overload Gets a Failing Grade
Date Published: January 23, 2013
Article from WBTV Charlotte - click here for original.
Mention the word 'homework' and any student will shudder dramatically.
Yet many slave for hours every night working towards better grades.
Homework, we seem to feel, is essential.
"That's an unfortunate perception because if you look at...
Salas Receives Fulbright Specialists Award
Date Published: January 23, 2013
Spencer Salas, assistant professor in the College of Education at UNC Charlotte, has been selected for a Fulbright Senior Specialists project in TEFL/Applied Linguistics in Johannesburg, South Africa. The project will be completed in February and July 2013, according to the United States Department...
Tips to Help Children Cope with Tragedy
Date Published: December 20, 2012
http://www.salisburypost.com/article/20121217/SP01/121219772/1016 Published Monday December 17, 2012.
Dr. Phyllis Post and Dr. Peggy Ceballos, professors of counseling at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, offered the following information on helping children grieve in the wake of last...
Destiny Harris Proves the Experts Wrong
Date Published: December 17, 2012
From Charlotte Observer;
This never would have happened if Destiny Harris’ adoptive parents had listened to the experts.
Twenty-three years ago, Destiny was born to a crack-addicted mother in Orange County, Calif.
Novel project helps teachers bridge cultural gap
Date Published: November 14, 2012
By Lisa Patterson
Art has the power to bridge the culture gap. Nowhere is that more important than in Charlotte classrooms, where two-thirds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg School’s students are minorities representing 160 countries around the globe. Moreover, research has demonstrated that teachers who’...
College breaks ground on CATO Teaching Discovery Mural
Date Published: November 13, 2012
From Niner Times writer Liz Lanier.
Click here for complete article.
Planning image for the CATO Teaching Discovery Mural. Image Courtesy of Mary Lynne Calhoun
Standing in stark contrast to the rosy bricks of the College of Education, the dark green fence that wraps neatly along the building’s...