The Enduring Vision and Innovation of Professor William Servedio

January 12, 2021

Having always practiced what he preached as a professor, advisor, and coach, William “Bill” Servedio is someone who walks the walk. Perhaps more accurately, the Neag School Professor Emeritus runs the run; he appears to have spent most every day of his 78 years moving at full tilt. And in recently establishing a scholarship fund for Neag School sport management students in addition to taking part in virtual discussions with alumni from the program, he clearly has no intention of slowing down.

UConn Researchers to Reimagine Dual Language Education

January 11, 2021

The University of Connecticut has been awarded a $179,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education for a new research project centered on reimagining dual language education. The project’s purpose is to improve the ability of dual language programs to promote the equitable bilingualism and biliteracy development of all students through a greater focus on sociocultural competence.

Leveraging Soft Skills to Improve College and Career Readiness

January 7, 2021

Neag School of Education associate professor Jennifer Freeman is working to improve college and career readiness for students with emotional and behavioral disorders.

Citing Friendship, in Academia and Beyond

December 21, 2020

Friendship is an oft-avoided term in the workplace, but it can be an essential component for success, especially among members of marginalized groups.

Amid COVID, Schools Can Help Families of Children With Disabilities

December 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Sandra Chafouleas, who serves as director of the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH) co-published with CSCH postdoctoral research associate Emily Iovino ’15 (ED), ’16 MA, ’20 the following piece on supporting caregivers of children with disabilities in The Conversation.   Children don’t come with how-to manuals. Even […]

Neag School Selected to Join National Holmes Scholars Program

December 15, 2020

This fall, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) selected UConn’s Neag School of Education to join its Holmes Scholars Program, a nationwide network of higher education institutions seeking to support students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in graduate programs across the field of education.

Neag School Mourns Loss of Faculty Emeritus, Donor Vincent Rogers

December 14, 2020

Vincent Rogers of Storrs, Connecticut, a longtime educator and faculty emeritus at the Neag School of Education, died Thursday, Dec. 3, at age 93. He died at home, surrounded by his loving family. “We share our deepest condolences with the Rogers family, whose generosity over the years toward the Neag School has made a tangible […]

Neag School Launches American Sign Language Education Program

December 14, 2020

Beginning in Fall 2021, UConn’s Neag School of Education will be offering a new program in American Sign Language (ASL) education. Recently approved by the Connecticut Board of Education, the program is designed to prepare aspiring educators interested in becoming teachers of ASL.

Finding Joy Through the Holiday Season

November 19, 2020

The pandemic is bringing an atypical holiday season this year, presenting change in the things we do, the way we do them, and who we do them with. We may miss out on getting together in person with family and friends, traveling to cherished places, or taking part in our traditional celebrations. Forced upon us, these unfamiliar changes can evoke feelings of loss and frustration.

UConn Researchers Prepare Master’s Students to Work with Children with Developmental Disabilities

November 12, 2020

Many children with developmental disabilities, such as autism, have high-intensity behavioral needs, meaning they require a wide-ranging support system of people appropriately trained to work together to address their needs. Nearly 400,000 students in Connecticut have special health care needs. In the past decade, the prevalence of children with developmental disabilities has increased by 17% […]

Expanding Global Ed, Intercultural Learning at the Neag School

November 9, 2020

Associate Professor David Moss has spent the past six years actively expanding Neag School study abroad programs around the world as the Neag School’s global education director, and the past 20 years coordinating UConn’s long-standing London study abroad program in education.