$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

Elementary Education Senior Pursues Passions for Teaching, Service

University of Kentucky College of Education senior Madison Conroy knows the teaching profession fits her passion for serving others. And she is certain about her passion because she has spent the past four years at UK in service and leadership roles. Conroy recently received UK’s highest honor for humanitarian efforts, … Read More

National Counseling Psychology Magazine Features Hargons

Dr. Candice Hargons, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, was featured in this month’s American Psychological Association’s magazine, APA Monitor on Psychology, for her leadership as an early career psychologist. She serves on the Council of Representatives for the Society of Counseling Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association. Hargons’ research focuses … Read More

UK College of Education $2.7 Million Grant Gives Teachers Tools to Support English Learners in the Classroom

As Kentucky’s immigrant population continues to grow, a new $2.7 million grant awarded to the University of Kentucky College of Education will assist teachers with educating children who are learning English in the classroom. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition the grant will provide … Read More

Communication Needs of Students with Disabilities Focus of New Grant

It’s often thought students with severe disabilities cannot participate in all aspects of the school day, given their difficulty communicating. With the combined help of a classroom teacher and speech language-pathologist, a system can be created to help students with the most severe disabilities to have a voice, University of … Read More

UK College of Education Grant Targets High-Intensity Learning and Behavior Needs

A new $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow the University of Kentucky College of Education to uniquely prepare school personnel who are in high demand – those prepared to work with students with high-intensity learning and behavior needs. The grant, awarded through the Office of … Read More

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