SOE online MEd ranked eighth in the nation

The SOE’s MEd in Teacher Education: Elementary Mathematics Education was recently ranked eighth nationally by Early Childhood Education Degrees for the best online master’s degrees in mathematics education. You can find the rankings here.

SELF Design Studio featured on Hummingbird Robotics

The Writing and Robotics summer camp was featured here.

Triad Teacher Researcher Conference Proposal Deadline


Curriculum Corner

The SOE Curriculum Committee would like to update you on our deadlines and meeting dates for the Spring Semester.

Deadline to Submit Forms SOE Curriculum Meeting Date
January 15 January 19
February 5 February 9
March 5 March 9
March 19 March 23

Please note: Submissions for curricular changes to the SOE Committee for the Fall 2017 Bulletin must be received by January 15th, and must be approved by the January 19thmeeting. Please submit all forms to Scott Howerton: If you have any questions about curricular items please feel free to contact your SOE Curriculum Committee representative.

Many thanks from the Committee,

Anne Akers (LIS)

David Ayers (ELC)

Jill Chouinard (ERM):

Scott Howerton (TEHE, Co-Chair)

Teresa Little (SES, Co-Chair)

Keith Mobley (CED)

Helpful Links:

UNCG Curriculum Guide: 

Curriculum Form Help Sessions
Thu 1/5, 2 – 4 pm (330 McIver)
Mon 1/9, 12 – 2 pm (330 McIver)
Thu 2/3, 12 – 2 pm (330 McIver)

Working Papers in Education

We are excited to announce the publication of Volume 2 of the UNCG Working Papers in Education Thank you to the editors Saed Qunbar (ERM), Patrick Hales (TEHE), Carrie Hart (ELC), and to J.B. Weir (ERM) and Cherese Childers-Mckee (ELC) for their dedication. This issue features three papers by Robyn Thomas Pitts and Oksana Naumenko; Lalenja Harrington, Kimberly D. Miller, Denise Sumiel; and Kelly M. O’Donnell. Thank you to the authors for the contributions to the journal!
The focus of the journal has shifted to for our next issue be inclusive of all graduate programs in the School of Education. Please see the attached flyers with details of the Call for Papers (January 20, 2017 deadline) and upcoming workshops.
Contact faculty advisor Jamie Schissel with your questions.
wpjcfp2017 wpe_workshops


SOE Strategic Planning Town Hall Meeting

The strategic planning process for the SOE is now underway. Based on initial work of the Strategic Planning Committee, along with input from Faculty Council (Staff Assembly will be able to provide input at their next meeting), we have developed an initial set of strategic directions that align with the four Areas of Distinction of the SOE Visioning Framework. This is considered to be just a starting point for us, and will be revised as input is received from across the SOE.

At this point, your input on the strategic directions will be extremely valuable in helping us continue to shape the directions and targets of the strategic plan. To help facilitate the collection of input, there will be a Town Hall Meeting on:

January 24 from 10:00-12:00 in the EUC Alexander Room

During this meeting, I will present the initial draft of strategic directions and targets and allow for an open discussion of these directions and any others that you feel should be considered. Given that this is early in the strategic planning process, it is an opportune time to share your thoughts on these issues. I hope you are able to attend.

If you are unable to attend, we will be sharing the meeting materials with you and providing an opportunity to submit your input online (details to come shortly).


Faculty First Awards are due on Feb. 28. There will be two workshops on Applying for Faculty First Awards (12/5, 2:00-3:00 pm, and 12/6, 9:00-10:00 am). Register for the workshops at under Office of Research workshops.

Follow this link for an updated list of workshops related to research. It includes several new workshops (see below) For registration and more information, see the document.

  • Connecting To and Documenting Community-Engaged Scholarship at UNCG

Additional session added in the spring on 4/5/2016, 12:00-1:00 pm


NVivo to be Removed from UNCG Network – July 31, 2017



UPDATED: Adobe campus-wide licensing discontinued Fall 2017 – Feedback requested for licensing in ITS labs


Classroom Technology Support

Contact classroom technical support at 334-5207 for technical and training assistance in UNCG classrooms and conference rooms.


Krista Hannah (Middle Grades Education ’99) was named Guilford County’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. Read the release here.

Kevin Wheat (Middle Grades Education ’99, MSA ’04, EdS ’12, and current EdD student) was named Guilford County’s 2016 Principal of the Year. Read the release here.

Congratulations, Krista and Kevin!


We would like to thank Sarah Cole Jordan ’56 and the Honorable Robert Jordan, III for their gift of $50,000 to add to the Sarah Cole Jordan ’56 Teacher Education Fellows Endowment.  This fund was established in 1998 as the statewide NC Teaching Fellows program and has been continued by the Jordans here at UNCG.

We would also  like to thank Elizabeth (Betty) Cone ’64 and Benjamin Cone for their gift of $25,186.94 to be added to the Mary June Darden Ward Endowed Scholarship in Education. This fund was established in 1999 to honor June, Class of 1932.