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.
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.
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.
The UConn 360 podcast features alumna Fany Hannon, director of the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center.
Professor Casey Cobb and alumna Christine Carver are quoted in a CT Examiner story about the expansion of a program that allows urban students in Connecticut towns Danbury and Norwalk to attend suburban schools in Fairfield County.
The Neag School has announced its 2022 Alumni Award winners. Read about the honorees, including those who have degrees from the Department of Educational Leadership.
As UConn’s assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of student activities, Joseph P. Briody ’86 (BUS), ’95 MA, ’96 Ph.D. is a Husky through and through.
From graduating with a bachelor’s in accounting to attaining his master’s in education and his doctorate in higher education administration, Briody shaped his career through an extensive academic career, paired with professional roles in accounting and nonprofit organizations — not to mention his earliest professional experience: dressing as UConn’s quintessential Husky mascot, Jonathan.
He was also instrumental in the mascot makeover, and two generations of Briodys have donned the costume. Here, he explores the factors that fueled his academic decisions, the responsibilities and accomplishments of his current position, as well as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on his position. Check out the Q&A with Briody.
These past two years have posed a particular set of challenges for educators around the world. Not only were teachers forced to navigate a pandemic, but they also had to adapt quickly to a brand-new, online format of learning. Agnieszka Petlik ’16 6th Year, a kindergarten teacher in Simsbury, Connecticut, and graduate of the Neag School’s UConn Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP), knows this transition all too well. Read the story.