Neag School of Education

Neag School of Education Welcomed New Faculty and Staff During Fall Semester

Susannah Everett Susannah Everett is a research associate with the Center for Behavioral Education & Research. Her focus is to support the research and implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) in the Hartford Public Schools, with specific attention on targeted interventions. She will also work with CT State Education Resource Center and […]

Neag Faculty Member and Student Recognized as Finalists for Public Engagement Award

On Nov. 29, 2010, the University of Connecticut held the fifth annual Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement, in which a professor and student from the Neag School of Education were recognized as finalists. The Office of Public Engagement selected one faculty member, one staff member, one graduate student, one undergraduate student and one university program based […]

Neag Faculty Take the Lead at Educator Effectiveness Symposium

One of the hottest topics in public education is the issue of evaluating teachers. Two years ago, a fierce competition for federal Race to the Top money prompted states to propose using data analysis to tie teacher performance directly to student test scores. “I think we’ve all realized it’s far more complicated than it appears,” […]

Learning Independent Living Skills

The STAAR program brings high school students with disabilities into a college setting.

Reshaping an Urban Elementary School

UConn alum Desi Nesmith is the new principal of a Hartford elementary school.

UConn Donors Win Statewide Philanthropy Award

The most generous donors in UConn history were honored as the state’s leading philanthropists.

Neag School’s Educator Preparation Receives National Recognition

The Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and received national recognition for its commitment to producing quality teachers for the nation’s children by continuously improving its well-designed and executed diverse clinical and field experiences for its students in educator preparation programs. According to Thomas C. […]

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $40,000 for CommPACT Schools Initiative

People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has awarded $40,000 to the University of Connecticut Foundation for their CommPACT Schools initiative on school reform. The grant will support the Neag School of Education’s innovative CommPACT initiative, designed to help close the achievement gap in Connecticut. Under the leadership of the Neag School’s […]

On the Fast Track to Teaching Math and Science

A new program is helping graduates qualify to teach math and science in high-needs schools.

Neag Grads Lauded on Sunny Mother’s Day

About 200 Neag School of Education students received bachelor’s degrees and sixth-year diplomas in educational specialties at the May 9 graduation ceremonies in the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. “I’ve been telling him to be a school teacher his whole life … summers off,” Paul Hurst said before the proceedings. He was speaking of […]