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Alumna Named National First Year Teacher of the Year

   October 21, 2021

Cato College of Education alumna Haley McNeill has been honored with the First Year Teacher of the Year Award by Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and the ...

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Counseling Program Wins Top National Award

   September 28, 2021

UNC Charlotte’s doctoral program in counselor education has received the Robert Frank Outstanding Counselor Education Program Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the premier...

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Art Education Alumna Named NCAEA Rookie Teacher of the Year

   September 23, 2021

Ali Petrauskas ’16 is a middle school art teacher in Concord, NC.

Alumna Ali Petrauskas has been named “Rookie Teacher of the Year” by the North Carolina Art Educators Association (NCAEA). The NCAEA is the state's largest advocacy group dedicated to supporting...

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Q & A: Urban Education Master's Program Alumni

   September 14, 2021

The inaugural class of graduates from UNC Charlotte’s novel online master’s program in urban education are applying their new skills in and outside of schools across the country. 24 students from diverse backgrounds earned their degree in May, introducing a group of teachers, entrepreneurs, administrators, and community leaders prepared to make a...

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"Transformative Leader" Selected as First Recipient of Theresa Perez Memorial Scholarship

   August 11, 2021

Lydia Fergison, principal of North K-8 Language Academy and education doctoral student, is the first recipient of the Theresa Perez Memorial Scholarship.

Funded by faculty, staff and friends of UNC Charlotte, the...

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Counseling Doctoral Students Recognized Nationally with Top Fellowships

   July 8, 2021

Two UNC Charlotte counseling doctoral students have earned prestigious national fellowships for their work supporting the mental health and wellness of underserved minority communities. Brittany Glover was accepted to the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program and...

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Study to Illuminate Experience of Community College Transfer Students

   June 21, 2021

Transferring from community colleges to universities has become an increasingly important path for students nationwide, with more than 12,000 making the jump each year in North Carolina alone. While providing financial and academic benefits for many, nuances can accompany the transfer process. Now, thanks to more than $450,000 in funding from the ...

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Cato College of Education Among 60 Educator Prep Programs Recognized for National Excellence

   June 16, 2021

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has announced that the UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education is one of 60 providers nationally to receive accreditation for their educator preparation programs. The spring 2021 review by the CAEP Accreditation Council resulted in 60 newly-accredited programs, bringing the total to 423 providers approved under the CAEP...

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Finding Student Success Through Learning Science in Teacher Prep

   June 14, 2021

Lesli Kathman sat in class at UNC Charlotte and emitted a small sigh as her professor said those dreaded words: “You’ll remember this from high school.

In fact, she did not remember much from high school, because 30 years had passed between graduation and when she entered the university’s educator-preparation program.

“Many of these ideas weren’t around 30 years ago,...

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Jonie Stumbo '19 Earns 2021 Page and Ed Kizer Beginning Teacher of the Year Award

   May 26, 2021

The Cato College of Education is proud to recognize Jonie Stumbo 19’ with the 2021 Page and Ed Kizer Beginning Teacher Award, honoring Stumbo’s commitment to the teaching profession and student motivation.

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