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Faculty Win Prestigious AERA Research Award

Drs. Laura Bower-Phipps and Helen Marx will receive the 2015 Best Paper Award for the American Educational Research Association Action ResearchSIG. Their paper, entitled “Democratizing Teacher Candidates’ Preparation for Urban Settings: Action Research on the...
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Education Department Holds Informational Meetings

Informational Meetings – Education Department – Undergraduate Programs Monday Jan 26th from 1:00-2:00 in DA 226 TOPIC: Testing requirements for Elementary, Early Childhood, and Collaborative Students. Thursday Jan 29th from 3:00-4:00 in DA 120...
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Dr. McVerry Presents at Literacy Research Association

Over December 3-6 Dr. McVerry presented three papers and five overall sessions at the annual Literacy Research Association conference. LRA is the premier conference for both national and international literacy scholars and Dr. McVerry...
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Southern’s Future Teacher Organization Plan Charity Walk

On October 1st, Southern’s Future Teachers Organization welcomed Jennifer Ricker, creator of Rain of Hope to a body meeting. Jennifer gave a detailed presentation on Rain of Hope and the importance of afterschool programming....
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Dr. Bower-Phipps Interviewed About Rain of Hope

Laura Bower-Phipps, associate professor of elementary education, was interviewed during the Monday night newscast on Channel 8 about her participation in “Rain of Hope,” a non-profit, after-school program in which kids are encouraged to...
<span class='p-name'>New Dean of the School of Education Joins Gear Up Celebration</span> 0

New Dean of the School of Education Joins Gear Up Celebration

Dr. Stephen Hegedus, newly appointed Dean of the School of Education,  joined the Gear Up Summer Academy for pizza and dancing at the #GearUpNH Soaring Higher celebration. The festivities capped a month long journey...
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Inaugural Urban Fellows Graduate

This past May the first cohort of SNAP Urban Fellows graduated and quicklu  found employment across Connecticut. The fellows credited the program with their job placement noting that principals hold graduates of the Urban...