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Ed.D. Students and Faculty meet with Elected Officials in Raleigh

   November 18, 2019

On Friday, November 1, 2019, the Ed.D. Superintendency cohort, led by Drs. Walter Hart and Jim Watson, visited Raleigh to learn about education finance and policy with state leaders.  The visit included a trip to the North Carolina Legislative Building and a meeting with the North Carolina Association of School Administrators, and was followed by a meeting with Governor Cooper in...

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M.Ed. Student Merges named Distinguished Business Advisor

   November 13, 2019

College Media Association (CMA) has named M.Ed. in Educational Leadership student, Kelly Merges, as the 2019 Distinguished Business Adviser. CMA presented the award at the annual conference in Washington, DC in October.  Merges is the assistant director and marketing adviser in Student Niner Media at UNC Charlotte. She has served in this capacity for more than 15 years, advising...

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Benson delivers Book Lectures

   November 13, 2019

Educational Leadership faculty member, Dr. Tracey Benson, recently delivered a series of lectures on his new book, Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism, published by Harvard Education Press.  Some of the stops on the book tour included Massachusetts College...

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Martin Honored with Reynolds Award

   September 18, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Florence Martin, recipient of the Inaugural Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award, which is given for outstanding service as a Graduate Program Director at UNC Charlotte.  Dr. Martin has worked with colleagues to revise, lead, and/or create four programs while at UNC Charlotte:  the Graduate Certificate, M.Ed., and Ed.D. Concentration in Learning, Design,...

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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 years 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...

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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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