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New accelerated lateral entry program announced

The School of Education and N.C. State’s College of Education have announced a new program aimed at helping lateral entry teachers gain licensure. The program, scheduled to launch in the fall, will be online and offer an accelerated course of study taking 12 to 18 months to complete. More details are available here.

Former faculty member Howard Maniloff dies

Howard Maniloff, former member of the faculty at the School of Education, died Feb. 8. He was 73. Maniloff had a long career as a teacher, principal and superintendent before going to work at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, where he served as associate state superintendent. At NCDPI, Maniloff authored the Basic Education Plan, outlining the state's educational obligation to its children. He joined the faculty at the School of Education in 1991 as an associate professor of leadership. In 1993 Maniloff became disabled from a stroke and stepped down from his teaching position. A graveside service was held Friday.

Brian Gibbs to moderate Feb. 21 discussion of Iran-Iraq War

Faculty member Brian Gibbs will moderate a discussion on Feb. 21 examining the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq War. The talk will feature a presentation by Amir Khadem, a PhD candidate in comparative literature at the University of Alberta, entitled “The Evil Benevolence of War in Iranian Sacred Defense Literature. Another presentation, by Mateo Farzaneh, associate professor of history at Northeastern University, is entitled “Iranian Women, Social Class, and Patriotism in the Iran Iraq War.” The event is at 6 p.m. in the FedEx Global Education Center. For more information, contact Claudia Yaghoobi, yaghoobi@email.unc.edu.

Juan Carrillo quoted in Texas Observer article

An article about the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, called the nation’s first “bilingual, bilcultural, biliterate” campus, cites the work of School of Education faculty member Juan Carrillo. The article describes a class reading that includes an article by Carrillo that examines the experiences of Latino students in schools. The article is available here.

SEAES Conference issues call for proposals

Organizers for the 20th Southeastern Association of Educational Studies Conference have issued a call for proposals for paper and poster presentations and panel discussions. The conference, hosted every year by the School of Education’s Graduate Student Association, will be held on April 1 in Peabody Hall. Proposals should be submitted by Feb. 24. Learn more and submit proposals at soe.unc.edu/seaes.

Publications, presentations, etc.

“The Second International Handbook of Urban Education,” edited by William Pink and George Noblit has been published by Springer. This edition has all new and original content from the first Handbook, also edited by Pink and Noblit in 2007.

Fen English presented a paper, "Portraits of International Educational Leaders," at the 2017 Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Society and Psychology" with colleague Lisa Ehrich from the Queensland University of Technology of Brisbane, Australia.

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Events

Saturday, Apr. 1

20th SEAES Conference
All Day
Peabody Hall