Special education

How Future Teacher Zakia Williams Found a New Path at UNC Charlotte

Zakia Williams began her time at UNC Charlotte as a transfer student grappling with changing her major. In a pivotal session, her academic advisor asked Williams what she was passionate about and wanted from a future career. Her answers helped guide her decision to pursue a dual major in elementary and special education, a signature […]

Early Childhood Educators Honored for Excellence During Pandemic

Early childhood educators across the country responded with empathy and creativity to support children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now three leaders in the field are being recognized for their efforts with the B. H. Rowland Foundation Award for Excellence. The foundation is the brainchild of special education doctoral student Amanda Vestal, who created […]