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 […]

Receiving a scholarship can make a huge impact on an aspiring educator’s success at UNC Greensboro. It reduces their student debt and adds a vote of confidence to the belief that they can make a difference in the world. We thank the following members of the John H. Cook Society for adding fund to the following scholarships in the […]

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 […]