UK Professional Education Unit Earns Accreditation from NCATE

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After a rigorous review process in late 2007, the University of Kentucky’s professional education unit recently was notified that it has received continuing accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Unit Accreditation Board unanimously validated that all standards were met by the unit and that … Read More

Dean Cibulka Named Next President of NCATE

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James G. Cibulka, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been named the next president of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The NCATE Executive Board ratified his appointment May 9, 2008. Cibulka has a long and distinguished record in higher education. Prior to … Read More

Finalists Named for SEC’s Student-Athlete of the Year Award

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Juggling college life, work and extracurricular activities can be a daunting task for many. However, College of Education students Ashley Dimkich and Greg Dombrowski are examples of how it can be done with excellent results. Dimkich and Dombrowski were named finalists for the Southeastern Conference’s H. Boyd McWhorter Student-Athlete of … Read More

Faculty and Students Make Impact at AERA Annual Meeting

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The UK College of Education made an impact at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in March. Thirty-seven faculty members and students participated in numerous presentations and panels, presenting their research to members of the national organization. “Research productivity is one of the core missions of the UK … Read More

Faculty and Students Make Presentations at NASP

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With 4,500 members in attendance at the 2008 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Convention in March three UK College of Education faculty members and three students were among the select number who gave presentations on their research or current topics in the field. Melissa Wheatley, first-year doctoral student, presented … Read More

Thelin Honored by Omicron Delta Kappa

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On the evening of April 13, 2008, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky’s Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) initiation ceremony, the national organization presented John Thelin, University Research Professor in the UK College of Education, with the Eldridge W. Roark Meritorious Service Award. The Roark award is presented to individuals … Read More

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