Creating a learning environment that fosters discovery and dissemination of knowledge to promote learning, equitable access, and enhanced learning outcomes for all students
Dr. Zac Imel selected as 2017 Presidential Scholar
Congratulations to Zac, Associate Professor in Educational Psychology. This award recognizes extraordinary scholarship of associate professors.
College of Education is major sponsor for the SACNAS 2017 Conference
The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science is holding their annual 3-day conference in Salt Lake City October 19-21, 2017. SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.
Creative Dance Can Increase Social Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Research has demonstrated that play is central to the development of children’s language and cognitive skills. However, children with autism often have difficulties with social play and play with objects such as toys. This study examined methods for increasing the quality of play of three preschool-aged children with autism who were in preschool classes primarily comprised of children without disabilities.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS, POSTDOCS, AND FACULTY:
Did you know that you have access to a wonderful online mentoring program to support you in your scholarship at no cost?
The College of Education has sponsored the University of Utah’s Institutional Membership for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring. Our faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars now have access to a large variety of services and resources including webinars, multi-week courses, guest lectures, accountability writing buddy matches, discussion forums, and much more. The normal cost for individual NCFDD memberships would be $240/year for doctoral and post-doctoral scholars, and $480/year for faculty.
To register for your free NCFDD membership, click here!
Alumni, Emeriti, and Friends
Chad A. Carpenter is the Executive Director of Human Resources for the Ogden City School District (13,000 students). Prior to becoming the Executive Director, Chad was the Associate Director of Human Resources for Granite School District and oversaw the HR functions of Granite's 64 elementary schools and nearly 1,800 elementary teachers.
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