Growing Teachers Around the World Through IGNITE
UNC Greensboro’s Innovation to Grow, Nurture, and Inspire Teachers of English-learners (IGNITE) trains Spartans to be at the forefront of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL). The IGNITE program began in 2022 and offers six different programs for learners on different career paths, including a fully-funded opportunity through the UNCG TESOL master of arts in teaching (MAT) program.
Harrison, Hogan Named Recipients of 2023 Smiley Award
The Smiley Award, which supports global educational opportunities for current School of Education undergraduate and graduate students, has been presented to undergraduate student Dauria Harrison and graduate student Kevin Hogan. These students will represent the SOE as Global Education Ambassadors through international or local engagement.
Families Celebrate Completion of Spanish Heritage Language Academy
Students, families, and educators celebrated their completion of the 2023 Spanish Heritage Language Academy (HLA) at UNC Greensboro on March 11. HLA is a long-standing partnership between UNCG and Asheboro City Schools. This program engages both students and families in project-based heritage language and cultural exchanges facilitated by ACS educators. Through the HLA program, students are not only learning the Spanish language, but also engaged in learning with their parents.
ERM Students Present at Canadian Evaluation Society’s 2022 Conference
Seven graduate students from UNC Greensboro’s Department of Educational Research and Methodology (ERM) were able to make a total of four presentations at the Canadian Evaluation Society’s (CES) 2022 Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba in June. The group was led by Assistant Professor Dr. Sandra Ayoo.
Month in London Enhances Educational Experiences of Future Teacher
As a UNC Greensboro School of Education Global Ambassador and recipient of the Smiley Award, Hannah Ward, who will graduate in May 2024, spent part of the summer living and learning in London, England. During her time with the program, Hannah was able to enhance her educational experience while exploring the United Kingdom. Upon her […]