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CEPA Speaker Series

October 5, 2016

Upcoming Speakers Amy Schwartz, Syracuse, The Maxwell School October 25, 2016 2:30-4pm Gentry 144 John Papay, Brown University, Assistant Professor of Education and Economics November 9, 2016 11:30-1pm Gentry 142/144 Title: The Effects of School Turnaround Strategies in Massachusetts Bio: John Papay is an Assistant Professor of Education and Economics at Brown University. His research focuses […]



Dr. Peter Goff to Present on Labor Markets for School Leadership

January 28, 2016

Selection, Distributional Equity, & School Leadership: An Exploration of Labor Market Preferences Presenter: Peter Goff, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin—Madison February 11, 2016 12:30-1:45pm Gentry 144   Abstract: School leaders are a cornerstone of effective schools, yet we increasingly observe that high-needs schools are led by principals with fewer years of […]



Interactive Online Book Presentation from Dr. Jack Dougherty

October 27, 2015

Dr. Jack Dougherty, an Associate Professor of Educational Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, recently presented materials from an ongoing collaboration with UConn scholars, Michael Howser and Clarissa Ceglio. Dr. Dougherty and colleagues sparked a series of conversations about segregation and schooling based on a new interactive book, On the Line: How Schooling, Housing, and […]


The Future of K-12 Education Policy in Connecticut

September 22, 2015

  Experts discuss future of K-12 in Connecticut at Dodd Center lecture   Providing solutions to the major problems of childhood education will require us “to go beyond reform,” said Joseph Ciarsuolo, executive director of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), at a Monday presentation in the University of Connecticut’s Thomas J. Dodd […]


State Rep. Fleischmann Visits Neag

February 10, 2015

STATE REP. FLEISCHMANN VISITS NEAG, SHARES THOUGHTS ON FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN CONNECTICUT by: Madison Love The Neag School of Education’s Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) hosted “A Conversation with Representative Andy Fleischmann” this past November at the Storrs campus. As the chairman of the Education Committee of the Connecticut State Assembly, State Rep. Fleischmann […]


A Report Card on Teacher Evaluation

February 4, 2014

  Nicole LaPierre ’11 (ED), ’12 MA, works with students in a classroom during her student teaching practice. Pierre is now an elementary teacher at Cider Hill School in Wilton, Conn. (Paul Horton for UConn) A recent report by UConn education researchers on Connecticut’s new System for Educator Evaluation and Development (SEED) has the potential […]