Faculty News

2019

Eileen Parsons chosen as president-elect of National Association for Research in Science Teaching

Eileen Parsons, professor of science education, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching.

Study finds teacher bonuses help struggling schools

A study led by School of Education professor Matthew Springer found that a key to improving struggling schools could be paying retention bonuses to teachers.

Kelly Ryoo co-PI on $1 million NSF-funded project

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to a UNC-Chapel Hill project that will work to promote mentoring for women and underrepresented groups in STEM fields. School of Education faculty member Kelly Ryoo is a co-principal investigator on the project.

A minute with ... Eileen Parsons

Faculty member Eileen Parsons contributed to a National Academy of Sciences panel calling for more deliberate efforts to provide equitable science instruction.