Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC)

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  • ELC Students and Alums Earn $4.5 Million in Grants for Guilford County Schools (1/17/2020) - GREENSBORO — Four schools in Guilford County are set to receive up to $1.5 million each from the state over 3 1/2 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 (Principal at […]
  • 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, […]
  • ELC Alum Whitney Oakley is Named the New Chief Academic Officer for Guilford County Schools (11/13/2019) - GREENSBORO — Whitney Oakley, UNC Greensboro School of Education Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) alumna, has been named the new chief academic officer for Guilford County Schools. The new status for Whitney, who has been serving as the interim chief academic officer since July, was approved Tuesday, November 12th by the Guilford County Board of […]
  • UNCG SOE PPEERS Program Now Recruiting Third Cohort for 2020-2022 (10/31/2019) - The UNC Greensboro School of Education is recruiting 20 highly committed instructional leaders for Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS) who will make up their third cohort for 2020-2022. PPEERS candidates will be selected through a rigorous two-stage process — the District Application is due January 31, 2020 and the UNCG […]
  • SOE Global Fall 2019 International Social (8/22/2019) - Join us for the Fall 2019 SOE International Social, hosted by the School of Education (SOE), and the SOE International Committee. Each semester, the SOE International Committee and the School of Education (SOE) host a biannual International Social to welcome international students, scholars, and visitors to our campus. This event offers a wonderful networking opportunity for […]
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