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Teacher Quality Partnership Drives Forward with Multi-Million Dollar Grant

   October 11, 2022

The Cato College of Education, in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Office of International Programs has been awarded a multi-million dollar Teacher Quality Partnership Grant. Led by Scott Kissau, Teresa Petty, Lan Kolano, Joan Lachance, and Michelle Stephan, Project TLC: Preparing Teachers of Language and Content will...

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Alumna Wins Beginning Teacher of the Year Award

   September 23, 2022

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Student Perspective: What Getting a Scholarship Looks Like

   September 19, 2022

In 2016, John Cato and the Cato Corporation made a $5 million gift to establish the Cato Scholarship for Education and the Cato Award for Faculty Excellence at UNC Charlotte to help prepare a new...

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UNC Charlotte’s Project ENRICH Provides Valuable Clinical Experience for Future Teachers

   September 14, 2022

Mebane Foundation Founder, Allen Mebane, believed that to achieve our nation’s greatest potential, we must ensure its young people receive a top-tier education.

Knowing that teacher quality is one of the most important school-related factors influencing student achievement, the Foundation cultivates partnerships with leading colleges of education to fund transformative training...

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Learning, Design and Technology Program Awarded Three Quality Matters Program Certifications

   August 1, 2022

The Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) program recently received three Quality Matters (QM) program certifications.

Quality Matters is a nonprofit organization that represents the leading international standard in assessing the quality of online...

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WCNC: UNC Charlotte Students Donating Recycled Crayons to Kindergarten Classes

   July 13, 2022

Story by Anders J. Hare (WCNC)

Students at UNC Charlotte are giving back to the community in a colorful way.

The university's SDG Club, short for 17 Sustainable Development Goals made by the UN, aims to educate and inspire change in the community through student-led...

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Hathcock Elected to Kappa Delta Pi National Board of Directors

   July 12, 2022

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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert L. Barret, Cato College of Education Professor Emeritus

   June 30, 2022

Shared by colleague and friend John Nance

The recent passing of Dr. Robert “Bob” Barret brings sadness to family, friends, colleagues, students, alumni, clients, and those throughout the UNC Charlotte Department of Counseling.

Bob...

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UNC Charlotte's Elementary Education Program Earns Highest Rating for Mathematics Preparation of Teachers

   June 30, 2022
UNC Charlotte Program Named National “Exemplar”

The undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program at UNC Charlotte has been named among the best in the nation when it comes to ensuring future elementary teachers have the essential content knowledge and skills they need to teach...

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Alumnus John Cato Receives UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award

   June 28, 2022
John Cato ’73, president and chief executive officer of The Cato Corporation, is the 2022 recipient of the UNC Charlotte Distinguished Service Award. He was honored Wednesday, June 22, during a special...

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