UK Early Childhood Experts Instrumental in Developing AEPS-3

By Amanda Nelson The latest edition of a widely used tool for teaching and assessing preschool children was developed with the help of a University of Kentucky professor with extensive experience in early childhood education and the support of the UK Early Childhood Lab. UK College of Education’s Jennifer Grisham, professor in … Read More

Research Grants Available for Doctoral Students

  The Arvle and Ellen Thacker Turner Research Fund was established to provide mini-grants in support of the research efforts of doctoral graduate students in the College of Education. Grants of up to $1,000 are available to College of Education doctoral candidates who have passed their qualifying examination and are … Read More

Educational Equity Audits 

  The Educational Equity Audit process uses multiple methods (surveys, focus groups, policy analysis) to assist schools and districts with the identification of institutional policies and procedures that result in disparate and discriminatory impacts on students’ educational opportunity and experience.  As part of this research, Gregory Vincent, J.D., Ed.D., Professor, … Read More

Latinx Voices – The Power of Education

In honor of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage month, five future and current educators share stories of being inspired to teach, overcoming challenges, and their commitment to having a positive impact on the lives they touch. Hear from: Melissa Merscham, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion; Onesimo Banda, a Ph.D. … Read More

UK’s Mary Tucker Wins Silver in Air Rifle Mixed Team

By Evan Crane University of Kentucky rifle star and Kinesiology major Mary Tucker has her Olympic medal as she along with USA Shooting star Lucas Kozeniesky earned silver in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics mixed air rifle competition. Fellow UK star Will Shaner placed sixth overall with teammate Alison Marie Weisz. Tucker/Kozeniesky … Read More

Beyond Play: A New Perspective on Gaming

Can gaming make kids smarter? A new undergraduate class planned for Fall 2021 will explore how gaming – from digital to board games – can be applied in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. SEM 343 – Gaming in STEM Education is for a wide range of students, whether … Read More

Enhance Your Spring 2021 Semester with Face-to-Face Courses

Interested in face-to-face courses? The College of Education has a number of traditional in-person as well as hybrid offerings for the Spring 2021 semester, including several engaging fitness-focused courses to contribute to a healthy lifestyle as you begin the new year. The list below is a sampling of courses offered … Read More

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