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"World Changing" Research Considers Future of Math Education

   July 10, 2018

Mathematics research by a Cato College of Education professor is among scientific findings from 2017 with the potential to change the world, according to publishing giant Springer Nature. 

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UNC Charlotte Urban Conference Featured in National Publication

   July 6, 2018

Teachers, researchers, community members and other educational stakeholders committed to supporting youth in urban environments will gather in Nassau, Bahamas in November for the third biennial International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE).

Centered around the theme “Building and Sustaining Global Partnerships for Learning and...

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Cato College of Education Shatters Silos to Reimagine Teacher Prep

   June 28, 2018

While Cato College of Education students enjoy summer break, for the second year in a row, the college and education stakeholders from across the region are working to reimagine the way those students are molded into effective teachers. Drawing 75 participants and held over three days in June, the 2018 Teacher Education Institute continued to develop a shared understanding of critical teaching...

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Minority Fellowship to Promote Counseling Student's Work with Underserved Youth

   May 15, 2018

Counseling master’s student Amie Begg has been awarded a national fellowship to support her education and facilitate her addictions counseling service to underserved minority youth.

The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program-Addictions Counselors (MFP-AC) is awarded annually by NBCC.

The program’s...

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Cato College of Education Mourns the Loss of Student Polly Rogers

   May 3, 2018

Message from Dr. Kevin Bailey, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

I write you today with a heavy heart. It is with deep sadness that I share we lost a member of our community late last night. Sophomore Polly Rogers was killed in a...

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Education Students Bring Literacy to Life for Newell Elementary Schoolers

   April 25, 2018

More than 150 students from Newell Elementary traveled to the UNC Charlotte campus earlier this month to participate in Literacy Alive, an immersive day of activities focused on reading.

The Literacy Alive Read-In is an annual event in the spring where elementary students from partnering schools in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are invited to campus to be “49er for a day.” The campus...

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Salisbury Post: Play Therapy Faculty & Students Train Local Teachers to Build Relationships, Lower Stress

   April 24, 2018

Led by play therapy program director Phyllis Post, graduate and doctoral students from UNC Charlotte are training local teachers to create solid relationships with their students in a way that helps build resiliency and decrease teacher stress.

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Education Graduate Programs Featured in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

   April 17, 2018

The Cato College of Education has been recognized for its graduate programs in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Rankings.

UNC Charlotte graduate education programs ranked 78th nationally, beating out the likes of the University of South Carolina and the University of Alabama, who tied with two other universities at 84.  The graduate ...

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Gloria Moore Jones Education Scholarship to Support Future Teachers

   April 5, 2018

A $100,000 gift to the Cato College of Education has established the Gloria Moore Jones Education Scholarship to help UNC Charlotte students pursue a career in the classroom.

By creating this endowed scholarship, Gloria’s husband Sam Jones hopes to honor Gloria’s career in education while inspiring future teachers to bring passion and innovative ideas to their careers that will benefit...

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Professor Chuang Wang Wins Top UNC Charlotte Award for Graduate Mentorship

   April 4, 2018

Chuang Wang, professor of educational research and director of the doctorate program in Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation, is the 2018 recipient of the ...

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