Category Archives: Announcements

A field engagement strategy for COVID-19: How to adapt teacher education in this crisis environment

Our University of Kentucky College of Education leadership team has been communicating nearly around the clock via meetings, texts, calls etc. the last few weeks to respond to the Covid-19 crisis. Our leaders, faculty and staff have sought to be innovative to address the challenges of teacher education in this crisis. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder, UK College of Education Professor & Associate

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International March of Living: Solidarity and Remembrance with my Jewish Brothers and Sisters

I was honored to be asked by Professor David Machlis to join the College of Education Deans’ mission to Poland for the annual International March of the Living to visit historically significant holocaust sites with survivors and citizens from around the world in April of 2020. The march is at the same time as the American Educational Research Association (AERA)

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Outstanding Dissertation Award in Educational Policy and Politics

Purpose: The purpose of the AERA Division L Outstanding Dissertation Award is to recognize the exceptional research accomplishments of recent doctoral graduates. Dissertations employing any theoretical and methodological orientation may be nominated as long as they make an important contribution to education policy and/or politics. The award recipient will be formally recognized at the 2019 Division L Business Meeting at

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Leading While Woman: Challenges, Mazes, Labyrinths, and Glass Ceilings

Today I’d like to relay a call for proposals for a special issue of The SoJo Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education entitled Leading While Woman: Challenges, Mazes, Labyrinths, and Glass Ceilings edited by Azadeh F. Osanloo, New Mexico State University, Azadeh writes, The SoJo Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice is interested in research studies which include conceptual,

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Great news!: UK Makes “Best Employers for Diversity” Top 100 national list

Just read this news! Wonderful recognition— but we have much more work to do! Here’s the official announcement, LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 24, 2020) — The University of Kentucky was recently recognized for diversity and inclusion on the Forbes list of “Best Employers for Diversity” in 2020. The annual ranking recognizes companies across two dozen industries nationally that demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive workplace

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Upcoming Symposium Examines Toll of Mass Incarceration

A two-day symposium at the University of Kentucky will connect academic and community voices on issues surrounding mass incarceration. Organized by the UK College of Education, Punishing Trauma will examine the impact and consequences of punishment and surveillance on children, families, and communities. “Punishing Trauma looks at the systemic effects of racial disciplinary practices, public policy gaps, the criminal justice

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