Looking to improve the success of multilingual learners, Dr. Ye He, a professor in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, has been awarded a nearly $250,000 grant from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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. […]

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. […]

Among those honored by the highly selective Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program was UNC Greensboro student Alex Holmes. A member of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) master’s program, Homes was selected to travel to Poland for the program. In 2021-22, just three awards were issued from among nearly 60 applicants […]

Candace Heckstall graduated from our TESOL program in 2010 and was one of the participants who went with Dr. Ye He to China as part of the Fulbright-Hays group projects abroad program. She’s now working as a Newcomer specialist at Denver Public Schools and has created some great resources for teachers working with multilingual learners […]