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Professor Heather Coffey wins Board of Governors 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award

   April 22, 2021

Cato College of Education professor Heather Coffey has been selected by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors for a 2021 Award for Excellence in Teaching. Established by the board in 1993 to highlight the importance of teaching, the awards recognize the extraordinary contributions of faculty members across the UNC System.

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Alumna "Rejuvented" by Master's Degree Named Finalist for Cabbarrus County Teacher of the Year

   April 15, 2021

Cato College of Education alumna Amy Hicks says her heart was rejuvenated and skills shapened by earning a master's degree. Now, the 35-year teaching veteran is a finalist for Cabarrus County Teacher of the Year for the third time. One colleague described her as a LeBron James of the classroom.

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Teacher Education Partnership with Kannapolis City Schools Earns National Recognition

   April 12, 2021

A unique initative created by the Cato College of Education and Kannapolis City Schools has been recognized as an Exemplary Partnership by the National Association for Professional Development Schools

UNC Charlotte and Kannapolis City Schools are currently in the...

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Looking Closer at the History of Black Education in Charlotte

   March 31, 2021
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Statement Against Violence Toward the Asian American Pacific Islander Community

   March 23, 2021
On March 16, eight people including six Asian women in the Atlanta, Georgia area were murdered, in yet another senseless act of racism, committed this time against our Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.  We acknowledge the long history of anti-Asian hate towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout the United States. The recent...

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Professor Ryan Miller Named Emerging Scholar by American College Personnel Association

   February 26, 2021

Cato College of Education professor Ryan Miller has been named a 2021 Emerging Scholar by The American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

The ACPA recognizes exemplary students, administrators,...

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Special Education Researcher Receives Award for Graduate Student Mentorship

   February 25, 2021

Ya-yu Lo, professor of Special Education and graduate program director for the M.Ed. and MAT programs in the Department of Special Education and...

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#NinerLove: Love Conquers a Pandemic

   February 17, 2021

BY: JENNIFER HOWE, UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS

Ryan Haines ‘16, ‘20 and Sarah Tozer ‘19 were planning a destination wedding in St. Maarten for April 5, 2021. St. Maarten means a lot to the young couple. That is where they went on their first vacation together and it is where they said “I love you,” for the first time. 

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks UNC Charlotte Ed Programs Among Top in the Nation

   January 26, 2021

In the 2021 rankings for Best Colleges from U.S. News & World Reportthe Cato College of Education was ranked nationally for its online programs and among the top 10 for online special education programs. 

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Ph. D. Student Named a Global Literacy Leader

   January 25, 2021

Candace Chambers, a Ph.D. student in Curriculum and Instruction, is among the literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s 2021 30 Under 30 list. The global list celebrates rising innovators, disruptors and visionaries in the literacy...

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