Q&A with Amy Spriggs

What has been your best experience at UK? (Or, what do you like the most about UK?) My favorite part of UK is the students and faculty I get to collaborate with. I get to be a part of preparing the next generation of special education teachers and I get … Read More

Q&A with Debra Harley

What has been your best experience at UK? (Or, what do you like the most about UK?) Working collaboratively across disciplines and being able to examine issues from an intersectional perspective. In addition, the length of time in rank has allowed me the opportunity to focus attention of my scholarship … Read More

Q&A with Jennifer Grisham-Brown

What has been your best experience at UK? (Or, what do you like the most about UK?) Since I have been working at UK since 1990, I have had many amazing experiences. However, in recent years, my best experience has been leading an Education Abroad program to Guatemala. Since 2009, … Read More

UK Education Online Programs Ranked Among Top in Nation

Two University of Kentucky College of Education master’s degree programs are among the top 20 in the nation, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings. UK’s special education online master’s program is 14th, and the teacher leadership online master’s (listed by the magazine as … Read More

New $1.2 Million Grant Prepares Early Childhood Educators, Applied Behavior Analysts

The University of Kentucky College of Education has received a $1.2 million grant to uniquely prepare school personnel who are in high demand – preschool teachers and applied behavior analysts. The grant will cover tuition for two cohorts of master’s students in the college’s Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education and Applied … Read More

Students Learn About Disabilities and Communication

A new program at the University of Kentucky is uniquely preparing school personnel who are in high demand – those who work with students with moderate and severe disabilities and intense communication needs. Special educators and speech-language pathologists typically are not trained in the same program. A grant from the … Read More

Bottge Bridging Gap Between Research, Practice

Written by Amanda Nelson   Brian Bottge is known for his research in teaching math to struggling students — and for helping teachers put the findings into action. Bottge has spent most of his career helping bridge the gap between university-level research and practice, bringing math to life for thousands … Read More

Nietzel Award Supports Early Childhood Education Colloquium

The UK Graduate School, through the Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Award program, and UK College of Education Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling hosted a colloquia in April in Dickey Hall. Dr. Yash Bhagwanji, associate professor of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University, delivered … Read More

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