When searching for its next superintendent, Guilford County Schools (GCS) did not need to look far for its new leader. Dr. Whitney Oakley, who earned her doctoral degree in educational leadership from UNC Greensboro’s School of Education in 2011 and was serving as the district’s interim superintendent, was recently selected to guide North Carolina’s third-largest public school district.
With mental health issues on the rise, it is important for counselors and teachers to enter the school with a trauma-informed lens. Trauma impacts so many individuals, including students, teachers, parents and legal guardians, and other school personnel. A trauma-informed approach helps teachers and school personnel consider how trauma impacts learning and behaviors of the children and adolescents in their classroom.
Each year, UNC Greensboro professors and students journey abroad for scholarship and service. But the International Programs Center (IPC) also pursues opportunities to make our campus – and the surrounding community – a hub for international scholarship and a training ground for international teachers, and scholars.
As the number of students interested in learning Chinese as a heritage language or foreign language continues to grow, the number of Mandarin dual language/immersion (DL/I) programs across the state of North Carolina has also increased. According to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, there are now 22 Mandarin DL/I programs in the state. […]
UNC Greensboro was founded over 130 years ago for the purpose of educating women, and since then, thousands of Spartan alumnae have joined the workforce of women educators making an immeasurable impact […]