Neag School faculty member and former Phillies centerfielder Doug Glanville connects with Philadelphia Magazine in this Q&A.
A group of graduate students at UConn’s Neag School of Education are heading up the launch of the School’s first academic journal. The journal is now welcoming submissions through the end of May for its inaugural edition, slated for publication in Fall 2022. Check out the full story.
ELP alumnus Troy Hopkins has been named superintendent for North Stonington, Connecticut, effective July 1. Read the story in The Day.
ELP alumnus Colin McNamara has been named Read more in the South Windsor Patch.
As more school districts look to hire strong superintendents, the pandemic seems to be changing the nature of the pipeline itself. Bob Villanova weighs in, via this story in Education Week.
The University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education collaborated with UConn Women and Philanthropy this past Thursday to host “ELLEvate: Supporting Women in Leadership,” a panel discussing women’s experiences in leadership roles. The event featured the Department of Educational Leadership’s Laura Burton as moderator and alumni Fany DeJesus Hannon and Vonetta Romeo-Rivers as panelists.
An upcoming Supreme Court decision about school vouchers could have a broader impact in the decades ahead, creating an opening for Christian, Jewish, or other religious charter schools. “Charter schools are the next frontier,” says Preston Green. Read more on Chalkbeat.
Preston Green is quoted in this story from The 74 Million on Biden Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
As UConn’s director of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC) and affiliate faculty with the Africana Studies Institute, Willena Kimpson Price ’90 Ph.D. has been instrumental in supporting UConn African American students’ higher education experiences for the past three decades. Check out the Q&A with Price.
The Mansfield (Connecticut) Board of Education recently announced that Neag School alumnus Peter Dart has been named superintendent of the school district.