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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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WFAE Charlotte Talks: How We Learn During a Pandemic

   April 14, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to strain every aspect of our lives, education forges ahead – if only virtually. As nearly the entire country has shuttered its schools, what are the implications of a nation going to class online? Learning, Design and Technology Professor...

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Teaching and Learning

   March 24, 2020

Florence Martin is a professor of Learning, Design and Technology at UNC Charlotte. She teaches fully online, has received ...

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Supporting Student-Learning at Home

   March 24, 2020

Drew Polly, a professor in the UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education, offers tips for parents and caregivers to support students learning from home.

It is unclear when the region's PK-12 schools will open again,...

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Working with Social Distancing

   March 16, 2020

The strong necessary measures to stem the spread of outbreaks like COVID-19 include the practice of “social distancing” and avoiding close contact with others, as well as large gatherings. While effective, this measure also brings challenges, particularly in the area of mental health. UNC Charlotte ...

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Students and Faculty Share Love of Reading at Local Elementary School

   March 10, 2020

The halls of Reedy Creek Elementary buzzed with excitement earlier this year as volunteers from UNC Charlotte shared their love of reading with students. 

The new literacy initiative brought UNC Charlotte’s Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) honor societies together with Reedy...

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Counseling Graduate Student Earns International Honor

   March 4, 2020

UNC Charlotte alumna Krystal Turner was recently named Outstanding Entry-Level Student by the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International (CSI).

CSI promotes scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, advocacy and excellence in...

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