Scales, Tracy Publish Article

Drs. Roya Q. Scales and Kelly N. Tracy published an article with a group of scholars across the US in Action in Teacher Education, titled “Exploring connections between writing methods teacher education courses and K-12 field experience.” This is the second of three articles from a study of exemplary writing methods instructors. Article:

Faculty Publish Article

Gayle Maddox, Resa Chandler,  Tom Watterson, Vanessa Fiaud, and Bob Beaudet recently published the  article  “Kinesiology Gets Moving!  The NAKHE Leadership Development Workshop Goes Outside” in the International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education.

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:

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”