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Aspiring Principals Complete Intensive Summer Experience

   August 12, 2019

On Friday, August 9, the seventh cohort of the Aspiring High School Principals Program in partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools closed out their intensive five-week summer experience at Mallard Creek High School.  UNC Charlotte Educational Leadership faculty, Drs. Debra Morris, Jim Watson, and Rebecca Shore led the five-week, full-time experience that uses a simulated...

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National Award Recipients

National Award Recipients
   July 25, 2019

The Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) Division of Distance Learning recently announced its 2019 award recipients.  Among the recipients of these prestigious national awards are many individuals from the Department of Educational Leadership:

Crystal Award, 3rd Place to Beth Oyarzun, Clinical Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and...

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Ed.D. Student Kiran Budhrani Honored

   July 23, 2019

Congratulations to Kiran Budhrani, Ed.D. student, for being selected as the Lee W. Cochran Intern of the 2019 Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) Addie Kinsinger Internship Award. This prestigious award is given to a small group of people recognized as leaders in the field of Educational Communications and Technology. The internship program provides for...

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Ting Sun Receives 2019 Student Paper Award for NCARE

   June 19, 2019

Ting Sun, 3rd year doctoral student in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, received the Student Paper Award from the North Carolina Association for Research in Education. The winning paper was titled, “Differences in Writing Self-efficacy and Writing SRL Strategies: A Function of Gender, Major, and SES.”

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Karen Haar Retires

   June 12, 2019

After 20 at UNC Charlotte, Karen Haar retired in June 2019. Karen was an integral part of the Administrative Staff in the Department of Educational Leadership.  Karen has worked in the Office of the Registrar, Dean of Students, and College of Health and Human Services, before joining Educational Leadership. She will be missed by her colleagues but promised...

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Casey Receives Distinguished Paper Award from NCARE

   June 11, 2019

Dr. Lee Casey Received the 2019 Distinguished Paper Award from the North Carolina Association for Research in Education

Congratulations to Dr. Lee Casey!  His paper titled, "Academic Resiliency among African-American Males in Secondary Schools" has received the 2019 Distinguished Paper Award from the North Carolina...

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Martin Selected as the 2019 Recipient of the Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Florence Martin was selected as the first recipient of the Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award. The Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award honors excellence in graduate program administration. Dr. Martin will $1000, an engraved plaque, and her name will be engraved on a perpetual trophy on permanent display at a central location on campus.

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Dika Awarded Spencer Research Grant

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Sandra Dika was awarded a Spencer Small Research Grant to examine STEM transfer culture at two large, predominantly White institutions in North Carolina. Below is the abstract of her study:

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Westine Awarded Student Success Innovation Lab Grant

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Carl Westine was awarded a North Carolina Student Success Innovation Lab grant. Dr. Westine will serve as the evaluator for an intervention implemented by East Carolina University. For more information about Student Success Innovation Lab, go to: ...

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Wang Selected as the 2019 Recipient of the Faculty International Education Award

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Chuang Wang was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Faculty International Education Award. The Faculty Award recognizes a faculty member for his/her outstanding contributions to the enhancement of the international education experience at UNC Charlotte. For more information about the award, go to:

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