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

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 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 Special Education Doctoral Student Megan Jones

Q&A with Megan Jones, special education doctoral student in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling. What has been your best experience at UK? My favorite experience has been working as a grant assistant on an Institute of Education Sciences grant … Read More

Q&A with Dr. Allison Levine

Q&A with Dr. Allison Levine, assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling. What has been your best experience at UK? My best experiences at UK have been the opportunity to attend two extremely interesting lectures … Read More

Q&A With Dr. Sally Shepley

Q&A with Dr. Sally Shepley, assistant professor of special education in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling. What has been your best experience at UK? Working alongside faculty who not only are charismatic and friendly people but challenge me academically. … Read More

Research on Improving Math Performance

From the Office of Special Education Programs Difficulties in math performance can be attributed to a combination of weak problem-solving and computational skills, such as basic operations involving fractions. Improving the skills of students with mathematics learning disabilities can be difficult. A research team led by Brian Bottge, Ed.D., William … Read More

Bottge to Keynote NSF-Sponsored Workshop

Brian Bottge, Ed.D., William T. Bryan Endowed Chair in Special Education and professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, has been selected to present the keynote address at the NSF-sponsored Synthesis and Design Workshop: The Future of Embodied Design for Mathematical Imagination and Cognition. The … Read More

Doctoral Student Receives Visiting Distinguished Faculty Award

Early Childhood doctoral student Meg Gravil received a Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Program Award. Yash Bhagwanji, Ph.D., associate professor of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University, will serve as the Graduate School’s outside examiner for Gravil’s dissertation defense. In addition to participating … Read More

Lane Participates in IES-Funded Workshop

Justin Lane, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, was selected to participate in the 2019 IES-funded Getting SMART About Adaptive Interventions in Education Training Workshop at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) March 11-14.    

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