Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC)

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  • COVID-19 Updates (8/12/2020) - UNC Greensboro provides a one-stop shop for information and resources related to the University’s ongoing response to the pandemic through their COVID-19 website. There is a plethora of relevant information available from this website that will help you with coming back to campus, assisting students in the classroom, and so much more. From this website […]
  • Using Research as a Tool for Advocacy: ELC Assistant Professor Studies How School Social Workers are Helping Immigrant Students (2/10/2020) - This story was originally published in the 2019-2020 issue of Transform magazine. Read more stories from Transform here. With a Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies from Loyola University Chicago, it seems only natural that Dr. Sophia Rodriguez’s work would revolve around advocacy. While working on her dissertation, Rodriguez studied broader issues of activism […]
  • Dr. Sophia Rodriguez (ELC) Launches New Regional Organization: Southeast Immigration Studies Association (SEISA) (1/23/2020) - Dr. Sophia Rodriguez, along with colleagues at the University of South Carolina, Auburn, The Citadel, and College of Charleston in the areas of education, sociology, history/Public History and social work, have united to launch a regional organization called the Southeast Immigration Studies Association (SEISA). Dr. Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural […]
  • ELC Alumni and Students Help Guilford County Schools Earn $4.5 Million in Grants (1/17/2020) - GREENSBORO — Four schools in Guilford County are set to receive up to $1.5 million each from the state over three and a half years to pursue projects to improve student performance. Three out of the four schools have Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) alumni and current students in leadership and administrative positions: Dr. Chelsea Smith […]
  • Partnership Between UNCG & SWIFT Education Center will Support the Development of Equity Leaders (1/13/2020) - 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 […]
  • ELC Professor Silvia Bettez Named President of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) (12/4/2019) - On November 2, 2019, Silvia Bettez became president of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA). Silvia is a Professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department at the UNC Greensboro School of Education. The AESA is a society that brings together faculty, graduate students, and other interested individuals (such as teachers, school leaders, […]
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