Neag School of Education

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Neag School Creates Mentoring Program for Teacher Education Students

The initiative pairs master’s degree and junior-year students in the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s program, with the aim of retaining more future educators

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Neag School Launches New Licensed Professional Counselor Program

The online certificate program is an extension of the Counselor Education master’s program and will help meet Connecticut's demand for licensed counselors in the wake of the pandemic

Wilbur Cross with fall foliage. Oct. 12, 2021.

UConn Holds Steady at No. 26 Rank Among Public Universities

In the overall rankings that comprise all public and private institutions nationwide, UConn jumped nine spots from last year

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UConn Centers Offer Free Professional Development to Local School Wellness Teams

The ‘WSCC Academy’ taught staff how to strengthen school practices to promote whole child development

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‘Talking About Staying’: Groundbreaking Study Tracks Retention Among Women, POC, LGBTQ Engineers

With a nearly $1 million grant from the NSF, Visiting Assistant Research Professor Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo is exploring the experiences of underrepresented students and professionals in engineering

Rachael Gabriel

10 Questions With Rachael Gabriel About Her Book on Disciplinary Literacy

A professor of literacy education and director of the Neag School’s Reading and Language Arts Center, Gabriel recently published “Doing Disciplinary Literacy” through Teachers College Press.

Keyokah Mars-Garrick

Keyokah Mars-Garrick ’22 MA: From the Basketball Court to the Classroom

Keyokah Mars-Garrick ’22 MA, a special education teacher at Wheeler High School in North Stonington, Connecticut, originally attended Wheeler High as a student-athlete. Mars-Garrick returned to the school in 2020 as a substitute teacher while researching her next career move and fell in love with teaching and special education students.

Jennie Weiner

10 Questions With Jennie Weiner About Advancing Women in K-12 Administration

An associate professor in the Neag School, Weiner recently co-published “Education Lead(her)ship: Advancing Women in K–12 Administration” through Harvard Education Press.

The Gentry Building, home of the Neag School of Education, at UConn Storrs.

Neag School Welcomes New Faculty, Celebrates New Program Director

Risa Isard and Zachary Collier join the Neag School as assistant professors, while Tracy Sinclair has been named director of the Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates

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Neag School Expands its Early College Experience Courses, Allowing High School Students to Explore Careers in Education

More than 350 students from 21 partner schools were enrolled in the Neag School's ECE courses in 2022-2023, an increase from 201 students in five districts the year before.