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Reading Camps Earns College Top Award from Levine Jewish Community Center

   January 15, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education has received the 2018 Yachad Award from the Levine Jewish Community Center for the college’s work in support of the city of Charlotte.  The award recognizes UNC Charlotte and LJCC’s collaborative work on a summer camp designed to help struggling students improve their reading while enjoying...

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Op-ed: Fact vs. Fiction on Bias Response Teams - A Balancing Act for Campuses

   January 10, 2019

Authors:

Ryan Miller, assistant professor of educational leadership, UNC Charlotte

Tonia Guida, doctoral candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Stella L. Smith, associate director, Minority Achievement,...

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Alumna Jessica Fowler Wins Excellence in Teaching Award from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

   January 8, 2019

Cato College of Education alumna Jessica Fowler has received a 2018-2019 Excellence in Teaching Award from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

The Excellence in Teaching award recognizes superior faculty who go above and beyond the expected levels of delivering instruction and improving educational excellence as demonstrated by student outcomes.

“Rowan-...

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Professor Joan Lachance Helps Guide National Dual Language Education Standards

   December 14, 2018

Cato College of Education professor Joan Lachance and a colleague have authored a new publication that will provide educator preparation programs with a set of standards to guide dual language teacher preparation across the county. The National Dual Language Education Teacher Preparation Standards (NDLETPS) aim to support federal, state, and local stakeholders who prepare dual language...

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Education Professor Helps Develop Program to Support Veterans Earning Graduate Degrees

   December 3, 2018

UNC Charlotte education professor Jae Hoon Lim and a team of researches have earned a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines.

Awarded by the Office of Naval Research and Development, the three-year grant is designed to build on the success of UNC Charlotte...

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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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