Dec. 20, 2007
The School of Education has received the first of up to six C.D. Spangler Foundation distinguished professorships to be established at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Nov. 12, 2007
Teacher retention is a serious cause of concern not only for North Carolina but nationwide.
Nov. 5, 2007
The national search for a new dean of the School of Education is under way.
Aug. 16, 2007
The School of Education has added four new members to its faculty this fall.
Steve Knotek and Samuel Song awarded grants from FPG Institute to study Latina mothers and bullying prevention
Aug. 1, 2007
Steve Knotek, assistant professor of School Psychology and Early Childhood Education, and Sam Song, assistant professor of School Psychology, were each recently awarded one-year, $20,000 grants from the FPG Child Development Institute to fund two separate projects.
July 24, 2007
Roy Sommerfeld, who joined the faculty of the School of Education in 1956 and remained until his retirement in 1979, died at UNC Hospital, July 11, 2007.
July 2, 2007
Lynne Vernon-Feagans, William C. Friday Professor of Early Childhood, Families and Literacy, has received funding from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to continue research on nearly 1300 rural children, now turning three, who have been studied since birth.
July 2, 2007
As he contemplated his retirement effective July 1, 2007, Professor William Malloy felt grateful for the opportunities that came his way during his 44-year career in education.
June 29, 2007
Pascal “Pat” Trohanis, a champion of children with disabilities, died Saturday, June 23 after a long battle with cancer.
June 19, 2007
Steve Knotek, assistant professor of school psychology and early childhood education, has received a $195,000 grant from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to establish an Instructional Consultation Team (ICT) Training and Evaluation Initiative at the School of Education.
School of Education to be partner in newly funded initiative to increase production of science and mathematics teachers
June 11, 2007
The dean of the School of Education will work with the provost and the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences to implement a newly funded initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to increase the production of science and mathematics teachers in North Carolina.
June 11, 2007
After 33 years as a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Henry Frierson left on April 30, 2007, to assume a new position at the University of Florida.
School of Education facilitates high-tech dialogue across Atlantic Ocean
Middle school students traveling in Europe talk to classmates at home
May 18 , 2007
Middle school classmates held a conversation across the Atlantic Ocean as a group of 29 students traveling in Europe called home to speak with their French I and French II classmates at the R.D. and Euzelle P. Smith Middle School in Chapel Hill, March 23, 2007.
April 24, 2007
David W. Moore, professor of reading and language arts in the College of Teacher Education and Leadership at Arizona State University, was a visiting scholar at the School of Education this year.
April 19, 2007
Jill Fitzgerald, senior associate dean and professor of literacy in the School of Education, has been appointed by Provost Bernadette Gray-Little to serve as interim dean of the School beginning July 1, 2007.
April 2, 2007
Tom James, dean of the School of Education since fall 2003, has accepted a position as provost of Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City. He also will serve as dean of the college and vice president for academic affairs.
March 30, 2007The UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education is one of the top schools of education in America according to rankings released on March 30, 2007, by U.S. News & World Report.
March 23, 2007
Dianne Affleck, assistant director of the Center for Mathematics and Science Education and coordinator of the Pre-College Program, has been elected Region C Director for the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA).
March 19, 2007
Huddled together, a group of second graders enthusiastically began to glue milk carton houses on green construction paper lawns.
Jan. 2, 2007
Jim Barber, LEARN NC's executive director since 1999, retired Dec. 31.