NEWS & EVENTS

 
CARE
Conference on Academic Research in Education (CARE) Sponsored by UNLV
The CARE Conference will bring together scholars from around the U.S. and abroad in order to present scholarship related to a variety of contexts, including theory, practice, empirical research, and conceptual advancement. Presentations will address education topics such as: P-12 teacher education, higher education, educational psychology, adult education, special education, school counseling, school psychology, policy, school climate, literacy, TESL, and others. Registration is FREE for students.
EDL Notice
New Graduate Program Approved to Prepare K12 Leaders and Administrators
The M.Ed. Educational Policy and Leadership has been approved effective Fall 2016. Applications are being accepted for January 2017 admissions. For more information contact Dr. Patti Chance.
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Holmes Scholar Program Seeking New Applicants
The College of Education is seeking undergraduate students to serve as Holmes Honors Student Scholars. Holmes Honors students are provided with rich mentoring, peer support, and professional development opportunities, as well as many other opportunities to give back to the local community. Application materials are due December 1 by 5 p.m. to the Holmes Program Coordinator, Nathan Slife. Visit the Holmes Scholar Program page for more information.
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The Success of Rebel Academy
Rebel Academy, a summer program that provides professional development for teacher candidates and learning experiences to 160+ middle school students, is recently featured in the media: [News Article 1] [News Article 2].

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 
Project MESA
MESA Abriendo Caminos / Opening Pathways Program addresses Nevada's teacher shortage and growing demographic diversity gap between students and teachers.
Marissa Owens
Mathew Love, Special Education doctoral student, completes a unique summer internship in Massachusetts.
Katie O'Hara
Alumna Dr. Kathleen S. O'Hara's dissertation research is selected as an exemplar by the What Works Clearinghouse of the Institute of Higher Education.
Sherry Tuliwa McKnight
Sherry Tuliwa McKnight, doctoral student, reflects on what being a Holmes Scholar means to her.