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

UK College of Education Celebrates December 2017 Grads

The University of Kentucky College of Education held a celebratory reception for the undergraduate, graduate and professional students who will have completed their degrees by the end of the fall 2017 semester. Their accomplishments were recognized the following day during the UK December 2017 Commencement Ceremonies. More than 1,000 students were … Read More

Education Leaders Offer Advice to Pre-Service Teachers During Seminar

UK College of Education students doing practicums and student teaching got a chance to hear from key contacts in the field during a seminar at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Among the presenters were Jimmy Adams, executive director of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, who spoke about maintaining enthusiasm … Read More

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