STEM Summer Experiences Spark Middle Schoolers’ Interests

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Every summer, noticeably younger students inhabit the University of Kentucky in a camp that offers middle schoolers fun, real-life immersion into the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. A collaboration with the UK College of Education and UK College of Engineering, the See Blue See STEM Summer Experiences expose students … Read More

Business Community Helps Future Teachers Study Economic Development

During a recent class at the UK College of Education, Andrew Johnson nimbly responded to questions from classmates. He sounded more like an economic development director than a college student, while his peers came across as business owners. Johnson, who is working on a master’s degree in secondary education, was … Read More

Camp Helps Teens Who are Deaf-Blind Gain Independence

A camp with strong ties to the University of Kentucky is helping individuals who have a combination of vision and hearing loss, known as “dual sensory loss” or “deafblindness,” master life skills to prepare for their futures. Eight teenagers attended camp in early July at General Butler State Park in … Read More

New Graduate Certificate Program Offers Options Toward Teacher Leadership Master’s Degree

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A new online UK College of Education Educational Leadership Studies program offers three “stackable” graduate certificates leading to a master’s degree in teacher leadership. The program begins this fall with its first cohort of students working toward certificates in school technology leadership, instructional coaching, and leadership for deeper learning. Each certificate … Read More

EduBlog: Ways to Stay Active and Boost Energy This Summer

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By Colleen Cornelius, Doctoral Candidate, School Psychology program Ahhh, summer – the perfect time to sit back, relax, and rejuvenate after a busy school year punctuated with stressful days and long nights of homework and school activities. While it’s certainly relaxing to get caught up on this season’s reality TV … Read More

College of Education Research Responds to Critical Questions of Today, Transforms Tomorrow

From research to clinical practice, the University of Kentucky College of Education is shaping education not only in college classrooms, but in schools and beyond – in homes, in the workplace, in health care, and more. Through the research efforts of faculty, the college engages in the critical questions of … Read More

College of Education Staff Members Honored

University of Kentucky College of Education staff were recently recognized for their dedication to the university. Ten staff members were nominated for the College of Education 2018 Outstanding Staff Member award. The college’s staff council organized the event. Nominees for the staff award were: Stephanie Carpenter Beth Graham Mary Henderson Lori … Read More

Graduate Student Wins National Thesis Award

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Rena Goodwin, a University of Kentucky College of Education graduate student, won the 2018 Thesis Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology. Goodwin holds a master’s degree from the UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Currently, she is pursuing a … Read More

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