In Spring 2024, UNC Greensboro’s North Carolina Academy for Stress Trauma and Resilience (NCA-STAR) launched the Trauma-Informed Professional Practice K-12 Educator (TIPP K-12 Educator) Certificate Program. Based on the TIPP Certificate Training Program originally designed for mental health professionals, counselors, school counselors, and psychologists, the virtual program is adapted specifically for educators to help them recognize the signs of trauma in their classrooms and among their colleagues. TIPP K-12 Educator is an interactive, 16-module online training program that equips educators with an understanding of trauma’s impact on the lives of students, teachers, staff and families.
A five-year grant will allow Dr. Ye He, a professor in UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, to work with the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and other partners in North Carolina, to build upon the state’s family engagement infrastructure to improve learning outcomes for children and their families.
Out of nearly 1,400 nominees, Gabriel Graña, a 2015 graduate of the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program, was selected as one of 10 recipients of the I Love My Librarian Award from the American Library Association
The UNC Greensboro School of Education has been ranked No. 52 among the 2024 Best Online Master’s in Education Programs and No. 15 among the 2024 Best Online Master’s in Education Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings mark an improvement from No. 58 and No 19, respectively, from a year ago. UNCG’s program is rated third in North Carolina, while its program for veterans is second in the state.
In a recent podcast episode of “Last First Date Radio,” Christine Murray, a professor in UNC Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development, and Sandy Winer, author and advocate, engaged in a critical discussion about the intricacies of emotional abuse and the journey towards recovery. The conversation provided a wealth of knowledge for anyone interested in understanding and healing from the scars of emotional abuse.
A second-year doctoral student in the UNC Greensboro Department of Counseling and Counselor Education, Emu Aragon was recently selected as a recipient of the National Board of Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship, earning a $20,000 stipend.
Dr. Nancy N. Vacc, professor emerita and tremendous friend to our University, has passed away. She was 84.
The online Master’s of Library and Information Science program in the University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Information, Library, and Research Sciences has been ranked the ninth-best program in the nation and the top one in North Carolina.
Gregoria Arreola-Meza, a graduate student studying to be a school counselor in the School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development was recently asked to join a roundtable with the vice president around mental health in schools.
In 2019, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) declared that “students deserve access to, and success in, a rich and diverse curriculum…along with a well-equipped media center staffed by a qualified media specialist.” At the time, 40% of the district’s schools were without a dedicated library or media specialist.