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Front of the Class: Counseling Across the Lifespan

   November 12, 2018

Welcome to Front of the Class, a regular series offering an inside look at the Cato College of Education. We’ll travel through the college’s programs, sit in on a variety of classes, learn from the perspective of award-winning faculty, and hear from students as they strive to become the next generation of teachers, counselors and school leaders.

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Education Honor Society Chapter Wins Pair of Awards at National Convocation

   November 6, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, has continued an award-winning streak with a pair of honors at The 52nd Kappa Delta Pi Convocation. KDP received the Program Award for Professional Development and...

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Educational Leadership Student Presents at National Convention

   November 1, 2018

Kiran Budhrani is an instructional designer at the Center for Teaching and Learning and doctoral student of Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte. She represented the university at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention at Kansas City, Missouri last October 23-27, 2018, where she presented three research projects, was invited to three...

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Study Shows Lasting Value of Play

   October 24, 2018

Graduate School graduate assistant Krystal Turner, MA, Counseling, recently participated in the annual conference of the Association of Play Therapy (APT) in Phoenix where she helped promote graduate education at UNC Charlotte and presented on the research project “Child Parent Relationship...

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Charlotte Observer: Educational Leadership Alumna 'Brings New Life to Iconic School'

   October 24, 2018

At West Charlotte High, every victory and setback carries the weight of history.

So when Timisha Barnes-Jones was named Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools principal of the year Tuesday morning, it was more than just a celebration of one educator. She was hailed as a leader who has embodied and revitalized the spirit of a school that’s been at the heart of Charlotte’s black...

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Recent Grad Makayla Church Wins 2018 North Carolina Student Teacher of the Year

   October 15, 2018

The North Carolina Association for Colleges and Teacher Educators (NCACTE) has named recent UNC Charlotte alumna Makayla Church the 2018 Student Teacher of the Year. Church received the award on October 4th at the 36th Annual North Carolina Teacher Education Forum, "Celebrating Our Professional Identity: Shared Knowledge and Advocacy" held in Raleigh. The award includes a stipend of $2,500....

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Master of School Administration Alumnus Named Cabarrus County Schools Teacher of the Year

   September 25, 2018

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Summer Trip to China and India Helps Shape Future Educators

   September 11, 2018

A group of Cato College of Education students and faculty members are back with memories and insight into international teaching after a summer program in China and India

Faculty members Dr. Chuang Wang and Dr. Florence Martin have participated in study abroad programs in the past, and are ardent the value of future educators sharing the experience. They believe studying abroad is one...

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College Reorganization to Strengthen Connections with Alumni and External Partners

   August 30, 2018

In recognition of the critical role alumni, school, and community partners play in pursuit of its mission, the Cato College of Education is pleased to announce a series of organizational moves to strengthen these relationships.

Office of School and Community Partnerships

The newly created Office of School and Community Partnerships (OSCP) provides support services to...

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Polly Named Finalist for University's Top Teaching Award

   August 23, 2018

Cato College of Education professor Drew Polly is a 2018 finalist for the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence, one of UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious honors.

Polly, a professor of reading and elementary education, said his teaching philosophy is guided by three primary themes:  a learner-centered curriculum and pedagogy where students are actively engaged, have ownership of...

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