This story was originally published in the 2019-2020 issue of Transform magazine. Read more stories from Transform here. With a Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies from Loyola University Chicago, it seems only natural that Dr. Sophia Rodriguez’s work would revolve around advocacy. While working on her dissertation, Rodriguez studied broader issues of activism […]

Dr. Sophia Rodriguez, along with colleagues at the University of South Carolina, Auburn, The Citadel, and College of Charleston in the areas of education, sociology, history/Public History and social work, have united to launch a regional organization called the Southeast Immigration Studies Association (SEISA). Dr. Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural […]

GREENSBORO — Four schools in Guilford County are set to receive up to $1.5 million each from the state over three and a half years to pursue projects to improve student performance. Three out of the four schools have Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) alumni and current students in leadership and administrative positions: Dr. Chelsea Smith […]

On November 2, 2019, Silvia Bettez became president of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA). Silvia is a Professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department at the UNC Greensboro School of Education. The AESA is a society that brings together faculty, graduate students, and other interested individuals (such as teachers, school leaders, […]

GREENSBORO — Whitney Oakley, UNC Greensboro School of Education Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) alumna, has been named the new chief academic officer for Guilford County Schools. The new status for Whitney, who has been serving as the interim chief academic officer since July, was approved Tuesday, November 12th by the Guilford County Board of […]