Dickey Hall Elevator Outage Update

A summer project to upgrade the Dickey Hall elevator is extending past the anticipated completion date. The UK College of Education is reaching out to students, faculty and staff to develop solutions for any issues this may cause during the Fall 2018 semester. If you are unable to access the upper floors … Read More

Business Community Helps Future Teachers Study Economic Development

During a recent class at the UK College of Education, Andrew Johnson nimbly responded to questions from classmates. He sounded more like an economic development director than a college student, while his peers came across as business owners. Johnson, who is working on a master’s degree in secondary education, was … Read More

Camp Helps Teens Who are Deaf-Blind Gain Independence

A camp with strong ties to the University of Kentucky is helping individuals who have a combination of vision and hearing loss, known as “dual sensory loss” or “deafblindness,” master life skills to prepare for their futures. Eight teenagers attended camp in early July at General Butler State Park in … Read More

New Graduate Certificate Program Offers Options Toward Teacher Leadership Master’s Degree

A new online UK College of Education Educational Leadership Studies program offers three “stackable” graduate certificates leading to a master’s degree in teacher leadership. The program begins this fall with its first cohort of students working toward certificates in school technology leadership, instructional coaching, and leadership for deeper learning. Each certificate … Read More

STEMCats Workshop Brings Middle and High School Teachers to Campus

The UK College of Arts and Sciences teamed up with the UK College of Education to welcome middle and high school teachers to campus for the STEMCats Teaching Workshop. Teachers interacted with faculty during the daylong workshop sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute in sessions including: Volcanoes, CrossCutting Concepts, Chemistry, … Read More

Doctoral Student Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship

Calah Ford, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Kentucky College of Education, is one of three UK students to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Ford is studying educational psychology in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology. She was among 2,000 students selected … Read More

$1.2 Million National Science Foundation Grant Helps Turn STEM Majors Into STEM Educators

The University of Kentucky wants to not only recruit more students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors, but also train those students to become STEM educators. Through a collaborative effort led by the UK College of Education, the UK College of Arts and Sciences and the UK College of Engineering, the “UK Noyce … Read More

Save the Dates: Special Education 50th Anniversary Celebration

Fifty years ago, the University of Kentucky established the Department of Special Education, and today, the department includes programs and projects focused on improving the lives of individuals with disabilities of all ages. The public is invited to join the anniversary celebration in Lexington on October 13 and 14, 2018. … Read More

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