Shawn Kornegay

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From Recruitment Through Retention: Strategies to Repair and Strengthen the BIPOC Teaching Pipeline

Taylor Strickland, Neag School doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Leadership, prepared the following rapid research brief with the Center for Education Policy Analysis, Research, and Evaluation (CEPARE). The absence of sustainable recruitment, hiring, and retention processes for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) educators is a long-standing failure within the U.S. education system.

The Neag School of Education, housed in the Gentry Building on the Storrs campus, stands among the top 25 public graduate schools of education in the nation. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Neag School Names Recipients of the 2023 Alumni Board Scholarship

Megan Go, Kenya Overton, and Amanda Sutter are graduate students who have proven academic excellence or demonstrated financial need.

Danielle Filipiak

Neag School Assistant Professor Danielle Filipiak Receives Teaching Award

Filipiak has been named the 2023 Dr. Perry A. Zirkel Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.

Nathan Suarez

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Nathan Suarez

“What drove me to choose UConn was the fact that both student teachers [I learned from in high school] happened to be in the same concentration I wanted to be in, which was music, and they were able to provide me with advice and thoughts on the program.”

Kevin Slisz

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Kevin Slisz

“I chose UConn initially because of a campus tour that I had during my senior year of high school. During this tour I had a presenter who really convinced me that I wanted to study Sport Management here at UConn through his passion for the topic and the attention to detail he demonstrated through his presentation.”

Daniel Petrsoric

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Daniel Petrsoric

“I chose UConn because it provided so many opportunities for me to choose from. I came to UConn not knowing what I wanted to be or what my future looked like. When speaking with ACES advisors, I realized that I could create that future on my own.”

Emma McCarthy

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Emma McCarthy

“I made the decision to transfer to UConn not only after the amazing reviews I’d heard about the Neag School, but after first stepping foot on a campus that truly felt like home.”

Saraya Lewis

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Saraya Lewis

“There is nothing that compares to the UConn pride we have as a family. I applied to just three schools, and I knew regardless of the decisions, that I would find my forever home here at UConn.”

Sarah Hylas

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Sarah Hylas

“I chose UConn because of its reputation as a university and specifically Neag School of Education because of the reputation as leaders in education and commitment to equity and inclusion.”

Natalie Hernandez

Neag School Class of 2023 Student Profile: Natalie Hernandez

“I chose UConn because of its nationally recognized teacher preparation program and its beautiful campus. I knew that coming here would best prepare me to become an educator with its many supports and resources offered to students.”