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.

When Antoinette Gregory was a junior in high school, her family moved from their small hometown to a nearby city. And, to her and her mom’s excitement, the local high school had an International Baccalaureate program.

After her own pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum experience was filled with stress in 2017, and learning that her late mother’s medical concerns were normalized by doctors, UNC Greensboro doctoral student Jasmine L. Garland McKinney’s path became clear. Her studies and personal experiences led her to research the mental health impacts of race-related stressors that are specific to Black women during all perinatal stages.

At the heart of the IGNITE program is the belief that access to quality teacher preparation is imperative for promoting equitable teaching for multilingual students and their families. […]

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 […]