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    • Oct
It is a rare occurrence that faculty from one department submitting three separate grant proposals to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs would all be successfully funded, and on the same day, But that is exactly what happened. Together, the three grants total more than $3.6 million. TRaining InterdisciPLinary Educators to Support High-Needs Populations (TRIPLETS) is funded...
    • 20
    • Apr
Kaitlin Smith Ayres, a student in the moderate and severe disabilities alternative certification program, was awarded the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) Teacher Scholarship Award at the council’s annual conference in March. The award is given to a practicing rural teacher to provide an opportunity to pursue education in a formal program that leads to a specialized certificate,...
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    • Feb
Kera Ackerman has been awarded The Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Program Award to support bringing Dr. Mary Brownell, the Irving and Rose Fien Endowed Professor of Education at the University of Florida, to the University of Kentucky to serve as the outside examiner for her dissertation defense. Ackerman is a lecturer in the UK College of Education, and...