Dameron Publishes Article

Dr. Merry Leigh Dameron, Assistant Professor of Counseling, recently published an article in The Urban Review. Along with her co-authors, Dr. Dameron examined the impact of race, gender, and socioeconomic status on school counselors’ alternative learning program placement decisions. The full article is available is at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11256-019-00502-9.

Tracy, Scales Receive Grant

Drs. Kelly Tracy and Roya Scales were awarded the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) Teacher Education Research Grant. The research project entitled, “A Cross-sectional View of Development in Learning to Teach Writing: From Candidates through the Novice Teaching Years” was fully funded at $2,993.25.

Student Named Principal of the Year

Congratulations to one of our own Ed.D. (Education Leadership) students, Bob Bales, for being named 2019-2020 Principal of the Year for Chapel Hill-Carrborro City Schools! Way to go!

HESA Students Compete in 3MT

4 HESA Students – Lila Welsh, Kristen Nichols, Victoria Bost, and Holli Stillman, competed in the Graduate School’s 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Special congrats to Holli Stillman for winning the “People’s Choice Award”

Stuckey Publishes Article

Dr. Adrienne Stuckey, faculty member in the School of Teaching and Learning, has published an article, “High School Teachers’ Use of Behavior Prompting and Specific Praise: An Exploratory Study,” in the journal, Research in the Schools. bit.ly/StuckeyMcKeown2019

Barrett-Tatum, Scales, Publish Article

Drs. Jennifer Barrett-Tatum and Roya Scales, along with a group of scholars across the US, have published the article, “Understanding literacy adoption policies across contexts: a multi-state examination of literacy curriculum decision-making,” in the Journal of Curriculum Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/BIPGBUZF2PINNHJXKGBG/full?target=10.1080/00220272.2019.1683233