A New Look at School Policing: CED Alumna Leading the Change
The Round Rock Independent School District, just north of Austin, Texas, serves about 45,000 students and is where Dr. Amy Grosso, a 2008 Ph.D. graduate of UNC Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED), has helped to implement what may be the future of the relationship between schools and the police.
Taking the Lead on Trauma Training for Professionals
Trauma-based care is a topic that has become ubiquitous within the mental health community in response to the many stressors people endure today – the pandemic and myriad other inflictions – isolation, fear, poverty, health problems, crime, accidents, and abuse.
UNCG Alumna Named Superintendent of Guilford County Schools
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.
CED Partners With Rockingham County Schools to Enhance Trauma-Informed Approach
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.
Fulbright Grant Brings International Fellows to Teach in Local Schools
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.