Spring Research Conference Proposals Due March 1

College of Education students with research in the proposal, in-progress, or completed stages are invited to present at the annual Spring Research Conference. This event provides students an opportunity to receive constructive feedback on their work, as well as their presentation skills. It is open to both undergraduate and graduate … Read More

New Grant Helps Train Early Childhood Educators and Applied Behavior Analysts Collaboratively

The University of Kentucky College of Education has received $1,250,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to provide tuition support to students pursuing interdisciplinary training in the applied behavior analysis and interdisciplinary early childhood education (IECE) master’s degree programs. “Students from both programs will learn side-by-side to collaborate … Read More

College of Education Dean’s Essay Featured in Public Education Book

A newly released book, “Public Education: Defending an American Cornerstone,” features a chapter by University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig. Edited by David Berliner and Carl Hermanns, the book’s contributors focus on the essential roles that schools serve in society. The essay by Vasquez Heilig, “Scrutinizing … Read More

Counseling Psychology Students Show Research Making an Impact

Two counseling psychology students at the University of Kentucky College of Education gained experience sharing their research during the UK GradResearch Live! competition. The program challenges students to find ways to share their research succinctly and engagingly with a non-specialist audience. Rayven Peterson took second place in the pre- Three-Minute … Read More

Thelin’s Book Ranks in Forbes’ Top 10

University of Kentucky College of Education professor John Thelin’s book “Essential Documents in the History of Higher Education,” 2nd edition, made Forbes’ list of Best Higher Education Books of 2021. Thelin, a regarded authority on the history of higher education and public policy, presents a rich collection of primary sources … Read More

Winter Intersession Courses Offered

The College of Education has a number of Winter Intersession options to help students fulfill a UK Core requirement, take an elective, and more. Students are encouraged to consult with their advisor and register soon. Winter 2021-22 courses in the College of Education include: EPE/EDP 557-203 – Gathering, Analyzing & … Read More

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

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