Dr. Edna Tan (TEHE) was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. For a young person, it’s hard to imagine growing up to be a scientist or an engineer if you don’t see scientists or engineers that look like you. Dr. Edna Tan is changing that, one young person […]
Beverly Faircloth and Laura Gonzalez, both faculty in the UNC Greensboro Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, have co-edited a book with Katherine Ramos, a colleague at Duke University. Resisting Barriers to Belonging was released last month by Rowan and Littlefield Publishers. More information can be found in this promotional flyer. Congratulations!
Dr. Laura Gonzalez in the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education has a passion for helping Latinx youth make it to college. This led her to develop the So Much Potential: Tools for College Planning initiative. Her goal was to create supports for school counselors and other school personnel so that they could quickly […]
Dr. Melody Zoch, along with Drs. Jamie Schissel and Ye He in the Teacher Education and Higher Education Department (TEHE), recently received a National Professional Development grant through the US Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA). OELA provides national leadership to help ensure that English Learners and immigrant students attain English proficiency […]
Celeste Cervantes still remembers, when she was in the fifth grade, coming home with the form to choose her middle school. She already knew how she wanted to fill it out. She wanted to attend a STEM magnet school with her friends. When her teacher handed her the form, though, it came with instructions to have […]