College Recruitment Completes 21 City Tour

Jenna DeMastes spent the first half of the fall semester telling high school students what it takes to be a Wildcat. DeMastes, the College of Education Director of Recruitment, joined the UK Office of Undergraduate Admission in recruiting an academically talented student body to enrich the learning community and represent … Read More

Why The Label ‘Exceeds Standards’ Doesn’t Work

  In a blog for Education Week, Dr. Thomas Guskey writes about why the label ‘exceeds standards’ doesn’t work when labeling student performance in standards-based grading and reporting.  To read the blog, go to

STEM Alumni Night

UK Homecoming offered the perfect opportunity for alumni and current students and their families associated with the mathematics, science, and STEM programs in the College of Education to reunite with friends, colleagues, faculty and staff at the first-ever Math, Science, and STEM Alumni Night. The event, which will be held … Read More

Family Weekend 2014 Festivities

  Students invited their families to campus in October to give them a chance experience what it feels like to be part of the Big Blue Nation. Prior to the UK vs. Louisiana-Monroe football game, families gathered on the front lawn of the Taylor Education Building for music, grilling, games, … Read More

Early Childhood Conference

Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown and Early Childhood Laboratory Staff (Charlotte Manno, Rebecca Crawford, Christy Kaylor, Kim Nicholas and Mary Beth Caldwell) along with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak (B2K Solutions, Ohio) and Lynn Sullivan (Region 11 Education Service Center, Texas) presented a preconference workshop at the International Division of Early Childhood Conference held recently … Read More

Lane Highlighted by University of Georgia

Dr. Justin Lane, a faculty member who teaches classes on behavior management and instruction, was profiled recently by the University of Georgia College of Education, where he received his Ph.D. To read the article, go to

Scholarship Banquet Recognizes Students, Donors

Dean Mary John O’Hair hosted the annual Gary L. Stingle Scholarship Banquet in October.  For the 2014-2015 academic year the College of Education awarded 87 scholarships totaling $138,406.  The scholarship donors and their recipients were honored by their families, together with members of the faculty and staff.  Eminence Independent Schools … Read More

Blended Practices for All Children

  Dr. Jennifer Grisham-Brown and graduate student Alicia Bauchmann pose for a photograph at a presentation on the International Division of Early Childhood’s Monograph 16 titled “Blended Practices for All Children,” co-edited by Grisham-Brown. Bauchmann, along with students Corey Gannon and Dorothy Mitchell, co-authored an article with Grisham-Brown titled “Delivering Individualized … Read More

Human Performance Laboratories Grand Opening

  Please join us for the Grand Opening of the Human Performance Laboratories: Wednesday, October 29, at 4:00 p.m. in the UK Wethington Building’s Commons Room. Refreshments will be provided, and an exciting video will be unveiled. A tour of the labs will begin at 4:45 p.m.

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