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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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Professor Heather Coffey Wins Award for Early-Career Teaching

   August 21, 2018

Heather Coffey from the Cato College of Education’s Department of Middle, Secondary and K-12 Education is the 2018 recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship of Teaching.

Provost Joan Lorden, in announcing the award at University Convocation, said, “Heather is a teacher of teachers and brings her passion for social justice to the classroom through service-learning and...

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UNC Charlotte Kappa Delta Pi Wins National Award

   July 30, 2018

UNC Charlotte's consistently award-winning ...

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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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