CEPARE Affiliate News Roundup – Spring 2024

Sandy Chafouleas is quoted in Connecticut Public Radio about her work on her “Feel Your Best Self” children’s emotional wellness program, which won a “Best Web/App Series- Original” Kidscreen Award . Read more here.

Sandy Chafouleas is awarded $2m from Center for Disease Control and Prevention to support new Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child research project. Read more here.

Casey Cobb is quoted in CT Insider on the Biden Administration’s new plan for student debt cancellation. Read more here.

Alexandra Freidus is quoted in Columbia Spectator on equity and the Young Eisner Scholars New York City program. Read more here.

Rachael Gabriel is quoted in EducationWeek regarding equitable instructional practices in reading. Read more here.

Preston Green III is quoted in Chalkbeat on students’ social media use and First Amendment rights. Read more here.

Preston Green IIIĀ  is quoted in University of Arkansas article on the appointment of a new president of the Education Law Association. Read more here.

Jason Irizarry, dean of the Neag School of Education, receives 2024 Equity Champion Award from the Connecticut Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents. Read more here.

Betsy McCoach’s work referenced by Fordham Institute on the use of teacher rating scales for identifying exceptional learners. Read more here.

Christopher Rhoads receives $2.5m grant to investigate the relationship between online courses and STEM college degree access for nontraditional students. Read more here.

Richard and Kristin Schwab establish fund to support service learning in UConn’s landscape architecture program. Read more here.

Richard Schwab receives Distinguished Alumnus award from Neag School’s Alumni Board. Read more here.

Jennie Weiner featured in UConn Today’s 10 Questions series on her new book about supporting and advancing women in K-12 administration. Read more here.

Suzanne Wilson named Outstanding Reviewer by American Educational Research Association. Read more here.