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The Cato College of Education is continuing to broaden its influence nationally with the selection of Dr. Tina Heafner as the newest President of the National Council for the Social Studies. The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is a nationwide professional association committed to advocacy and ensuring all students receive a high-quality social […]

A new UNC Charlotte program is connecting experts at the university with school counselors in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to provide professional development in designing curriculum for critical classroom lessons. “The classroom lessons that school counselors lead are just as important as the content-focused lessons that teachers in their schools teach,” said professor Hilary Dack, co-creator […]

The Cato College of Education online master’s programs are ranked in the top 10 percent of programs nationally in the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The college checks in at 28th out of 309 total online graduate education programs nationwide, ascending a significant 50 spots in the rankings following a redesign of the […]

by: Ann Doss Helms Whenever the spotlight turns to struggling schools and failing students, there’s another question that bubbles up: How well are America’s teacher preparation programs doing their job? Listent to WFAE’s report on the Cato College of Education’s new approach to student teaching