Mikala Kane

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Researchers pose with trophy after winning a Kidscreen Award

Feel Your Best Self Collaborative Project Wins Kidscreen Award

Educational toolkit built to address children's emotional challenges wins 'Best Web/App Series—Original' category at a ceremony recognizing children’s TV and digital media content

Alyssa Hadley Dunn

Neag School Welcomes New Director of Teacher Education

Alyssa Hadley Dunn brings a focus on urban education and social and racial justice to the Neag School’s two teacher preparation programs.

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Neag School Increases Enrollment, Expands Program Locations to Help Combat Connecticut’s Teacher Shortage

Not only has the Neag School boosted enrollment in its teacher education programs, it also expanded its offerings to train more educators and support Connecticut schools

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Three Neag School Faculty Members Receive Spencer Foundation Grants to Support Equity Research

Sakeena Everett, Alexandra Freidus, and Grace Player recently received the competitive awards, which support transformative, methodologically rigorous education research projects that help create a better, more equitable society. 

Puppets Nico, CJ, and Mena.

Feel Your Best Self Collaborative Project Nominated for Kidscreen Award

'These are like the Oscars for kid’s programming': Educational toolkit built to address children's emotional challenges is recognized in the 'Best Web/App Series—Original' category

Devin M. Kearns uses a lightboard during a lecture

Neag School Faculty Member Appointed to New York City Literacy Advisory Council

Devin M. Kearns, associate professor of special education, has dedicated his career to researching reading disabilities such as dyslexia

D. Betsy McCoach

Neag School Researcher Named a Distinguished Scholar by the National Association for Gifted Children

D. Betsy McCoach’s areas of expertise uniquely combine gifted education and quantitative methodology

Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead

Neag School Researcher Named Co-Editor-In-Chief of Prestigious Evaluation Journal

Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead is serving a three-year term leading New Directions for Evaluation

Group Of Elementary School Pupils Sitting On Floor In Classroom

Helping Schools Put ‘Whole Child’ into Policy and Practice

The UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health launches “WSCC blueprints” to help schools implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model.

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Three New Faculty Members Join the School of Nursing

This fall, the School is welcoming two new tenure-track and one new clinical faculty members.