Literacy and Neuroscience Researcher Kelly B. Cartwright Named Spangler Distinguished Professor of Early Child Literacy

The Cato College of Education has named Dr. Kelly B. Cartwright the Spangler Distinguished Professor of Early Child Literacy.  The first to hold the position, Cartwright previously served as Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Teacher Preparation at Christopher Newport University in Virginia, and directed the Reading, Executive Function, And Development Lab (READLab), while contrbuting to […]

WFAE: UNC Charlotte Stands Out As NC Colleges Retool How to Teach Kids to Read

Categories: General News Tags: Literacy, Reading

by: Ann Doss Helms, Brianna Atkinson For years, North Carolina’s quest to improve reading skills focused on the kids who were falling behind. In 2021, attention shifted to the teachers who couldn’t increase reading proficiency, with the General Assembly providing more than $90 million to retrain elementary school teachers. But what about the schools that […]

Mebane Hall dedicated in honor of multimillion dollar endowment supporting early literacy

UNC Charlotte has named the building that houses the Cato College of Education Mebane Hall in honor of a transformative endowment of up to $23 million from the Mebane Foundation to support early literacy. The gift will establish the Mebane Early Literacy Center and allow the University to greatly expand its efforts as a leader in reading instruction in […]

Professor Amy Good Named finalist for top teaching award

“I believe the best teacher educators are those who innovate, reflect on their practice, consider ways to collaborate with others and inspire other teachers to see possibilities within their own classrooms,” Good said.