Interim Dean Randy Penfield
It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to the School of Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The history of the School of Education (SOE) extends back nearly 100 years as one of the first teacher preparation programs established in the state of North Carolina. Throughout our century-long history, we have been dedicated to learning that changes lives. The learning that SOE students experience not only changes their lives through exceptional professional opportunities and growth, but our graduates in turn change the lives of generations of individuals through their roles as teachers, administrators, counselors, and researchers...
Dr. Teresa Little, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Specialized Education Services (SES) department and a recipient of the 2013-2014 Distinguished Career Award from the UNCG School of Education, provides a description of a typical day in the life of a special education teacher, and the qualities and skills one must possess in order to become successful in the field.
Ashley Smith, a December 2013 graduate of the K-12 Special Education: General Curriculum Master of Education program, discussed what she’s gained from her studies in the Specialized Education Studies (SES) department in the School of Education, and what inspired her to choose her path of study.