Neag School of Education


Aspiring School Administrators Present Capstone Projects Via Zoom

May 11, 2020

Neag School students completing the UConn Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP) this spring presented their change projects — the program’s signature capstone assignment, in which students identify a need or opportunity for school improvement and work toward positive change — during the 6th Annual Change Project Day.

Spring 2020 Scholarship Facilitation Fund Announcement

May 1, 2020

Through this program, the OVPR is able to provide up to $2,000 to UConn faculty across all disciplines, on a competitive basis, to promote, support, and enhance research, scholarship and creative endeavors.

Neag School Alumni Teachers on Navigating the Virtual Classroom

April 29, 2020

With the recent transition from educating in the classroom to the virtual realm due to the pandemic, the teaching world has changed drastically. We wanted to hear from Neag School alumni now serving as teachers about how they are managing the online teaching and learning environment.

Q&A With Neag School 2020 Distinguished Alumna Bert Wachtelhausen

April 24, 2020

Former UConn women’s basketball player and recreational therapy graduate Bert Wachtelhausen ’81 (ED) has shaped a thriving career combining skills she honed as a Division I athlete with her longtime interests in physical health and helping others. Climbing the corporate health insurance ladder in what for many years remained a male-dominated industry, Wachtelhausen has long since shattered the glass ceiling to excel as a senior executive who now serves as president of startup WellSpark Health.

Amid School Closures: Guidance for Parents, Students, Educators

March 19, 2020

As school closures are announced across the state and country, the Neag School looked to its resident experts to provide guidance and insights for students, parents, educators, and administrators.

Neag School Among 2021’s Top 20 Public Graduate Schools of Education

March 18, 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, the Neag School of Education has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the nation.

Jason Irizarry Appointed Neag School Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

January 23, 2020

Jason Irizarry, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, has been named the Neag School associate dean for academic affairs.

Todd Campbell Named Head of Neag School Curriculum and Instruction Department

January 23, 2020

Professor Todd Campbell has been named head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, effective Jan. 1.

Neag School Announces Recipients of 2020 Alumni Awards

January 16, 2020

The Neag School of Education and its Alumni Board are proud to announce the 2020 Neag School Alumni Awards honorees. Seven outstanding graduates will be formally recognized at the School’s 22nd annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

Nursing Faculty Member, Neag School Alum Receives UConn Teaching Fellow Award

January 16, 2020

Neag School alumnus Thomas J. Van Hoof ’92 MD, ’96 MA, associate professor at UConn’s schools of Nursing and Medicine, has been recognized by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) as one of two 2019-20 University Teaching Fellows.

$500K NSF Grant Funds Interdisciplinary STEM Education Research

December 16, 2019

Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is co-principal investigator on a new $500,000 federal research grant funded by the National Science Foundation.

Headed by principal investigator Jana Marcette, director of the Office of Graduate Studies at Montana State University Billings, the five-year interdisciplinary project brings together Campbell-Montalvo, an expert in the anthropology of education, with co-principal investigators in biological sciences and psychology from Saint Louis University and the University of California at Davis.