UNC Greensboro will partner with University of Kansas SWIFT Education Center and Cumberland County Schools to support the development of Equity Leaders through the SWIFT Education Center Equity Leadership program.  These efforts are being led by Dr. Kimberly Kappler Hewitt — Director of Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS) at the […]

RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper announced today that North Carolina will receive $56 million in federal funding over the next seven years to support children’s health and well-being, improve access to high-quality early learning for families across the state and invest in the state’s early childhood workforce. The federal funding is one of the state’s largest […]

This story was originally published in the 2019-2020 issue of Transform magazine. Read more stories from Transform here. There’s a reason universities are often referred to as “the ivory tower.” Too often, the real-life stories, people, and problems that inspire our research questions fall out of focus in the isolation of the archives, laptops, and […]