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UNC Charlotte's Niner University Elementary Readies to Open

   August 5, 2020

As teachers across the region prepare for a different sort of school year, faculty and staff at Charlotte’s newest school are in the building at Niner University Elementary at Amay James (NUE), readying for its opening on Aug. 17.

Staffed and operated by UNC Charlotte, NUE is the...

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Cato College of Education Announces 2020-2021 Scholarship Awards

   July 27, 2020

With the fall semester on the horizon, the Cato College of Education is proud to recognize its scholarship recipients for the upcoming academic year. Thanks to the support of our generous donors, the Cato College of Education has been able to award 119 scholarships totaling nearly $340,000.

“My dream is to be a great...

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UNC Charlotte Supports Local School Districts' Efforts on Educational Equity

   July 22, 2020

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Professors Bring Lifelong Passion to Anti-Racism Education

   July 7, 2020

Dr. Tehia Starker-Glass and Dr.Erin Miller co-designed the courses for the Anti-Racism in Urban Education Graduate Certificate in 2014 to fill a gap in curriculum for the program. 

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Good Morning America: Assistant Principal Sings Parody of Frozen’s 'Let It Go'

   June 25, 2020

Alumnus Harvey Bagshaw '92, an assistant principal at Stallings Elementary School, sings “I Don’t Know" about his school’s uncertainty under the pandemic.

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Education Week Teacher: What Educators Should - and Should Not Do - in Response to George Floyd's Death

   June 8, 2020

Dr. Tracey Benson, assistant professsor of educational leadership, spoke with Education Week Teacher to provide guidance to educators on talking about the death of George Floyd.

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Emily Wagoner '14 Named Cabarrus County Schools Teacher of the Year

   May 21, 2020

Cato College of Education alumna Emily Wagoner is the 2019-2020 Cabarrus County Teacher of the Year. Wagoner, who earned a dual degree in special education and elementary education in 2014, was presented the award in a...

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Cancer Couldn't Keep This Education Graduates Dad from Walking Her Down the Aisle

   May 19, 2020

by: Kadee Blakley, Charlotte Five

Around this time last year, Riley Byrnes-Peterson had her hands full. A student at UNC Charlotte, she was studying Child and Family Development – a course of study about the development of children from birth to...

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Professor Appointed to Statewide Task Force on Educational Equity

   May 12, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper last week tapped UNC Charlotte urban education professor Chance Lewis to participate in a statewide task force on educational equity and inclusion. Lewis, who leads the UNC Charlotte Urban Education...

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$3.75 Million Grant to Support Program to Train Principals

   May 1, 2020

A $3.75 million grant from the UNC System Office will allow UNC Charlotte to expand its capacity to develop school leaders for 11 districts in the surrounding region. 

The Transforming Principal Preparation Program (TP3) at UNC Charlotte is a partnership between the Cato College of Education and the ...

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