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UConn’s Neag School Hosts Training Sessions to Prepare Educators for Crises

The Neag School is hosting three days of training aimed at helping educators prepare for and respond to various crises that can occur in schools.

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iPads 101 for Teachers

UConn’s Neag School gave 400 K-12 educators a crash course in classroom uses for the high tech tool at a conference on campus this week.

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H. Fred Simons, Former Vice President, Dies

A former academic and student affairs vice president, H. Fred Simons is also the namesake for the University's African American Cultural Center.

Joe Williamson '13 (ED) on April 2, 2013. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Class of 2013: Joseph Williamson, Future Social Studies Teacher

Connecticut history buff Joe Williamson '13 (ED) incorporates elements of local history into his lesson plans to engage students.

Grateful: Alumna who believes in the power of public universities gives back

When 81-year-old Yvonne Condell entered the University of Connecticut in 1956 to begin work toward a master’s of Education, African-Americans like her “weren’t welcome everywhere.” Despite what then were improved U.S. civil rights laws and changing attitudes, segregation still existed in many restaurants, parks and schools, but not at UConn, Condell asserted. “From the first day, my […]

Neag International Professor Shares Experiences with Students

Fresh from a sabbatical to Thailand, Neag Professor Xae Alicia Reyes has always found her life to be international. “My interest in strengthening our sense of being part of the international community is a strong part of my identity as a military dependent,” says Reyes. “My mother was also a military dependent born in the […]

Prof. Preston Green III, an expert in education law, will join the University of Connecticut faculty in the fall. (Julia Henry / Courtesy of Preston Green)

Education Law Expert Preston Green III Joins UConn Faculty

Green, who will join UConn from Penn State in the fall, will have a joint appointment in the Neag School and the School of Law.

Neag Alumni Society Recognizes Outstanding Graduates

The Neag School of Education Alumni Society and the faculty of the Neag School of Education hosted the 15th Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the South Campus Ballroom. The evening was memorable as faculty and alumni gathered to formally recognize the achievements of some of our outstanding graduates. The award recipients are educators […]

Denise Ferrier, a student teacher at Sedgwick Middle School in West Hartford leads a Spanish class. (Peter Morenus / UConn Photo)

Neag School Moves up Four Spots in National Graduate School Rankings

In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools released this month, the Neag School of Education is ranked #28 in the nation.

Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy in Hartford on Dec. 14, 2011. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Renzulli Academy Model Expands to Three New Connecticut School Districts

The highly successful Renzulli Academy in Hartford is now being replicated in Bridgeport, New London, and Windham.