Month: April 2017

Register Now – CBER’s 7th Graduate Research Symposium

CBER Graduate Research Symposium – 

Current Opportunities and Challenges in the Field of Education

Speakers:

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy

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and

Catherine Holahan of Education Counsel

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Register Now

Time: Friday, May 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: UConn Storrs campus Gentry Building, Room 144

Agenda

08:30-09:30 Registration, Brunch, and Poster Session Presentations
09:30-10:00 Welcoming remarks
10:00-10:30 Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan share remarks
10:30-11:00 Q&A with Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan
11:00-11:15 Break/Transition
(Catering has box lunches set up in atrium)
11:15-12:30 Lunch and Poster Session

There will also be a poster session featuring graduate students’ research efforts and results. Please submit your poster here by Friday 4/21.  The event is free to attend.  Breakfast and lunch are included. Each guest will need to register individually.

Questions? Email nancy.gianetti@uconn.edu

7th CBER GA Symposium: Call for Posters

 

The Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut is hosting its 7th Graduate Assistant Symposium, an annual student-led conference, on May 12, 2017. We expect a high volume of attendees this year, especially because U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Education Counsel Catherine Holahan will be our keynote speakers. This is a great opportunity for you to present your own research posters to a large number of people! Please go to the survey and submit your proposal by Friday, April 21, 2017.

 

 

Agenda

08:30-09:30 Registration, Brunch, and Poster Session Presentations
09:30-10:00 Welcoming remarks
10:00-10:30 Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan share remarks
10:30-11:00 Q&A with Senator Chris Murphy and Cathy Holahan
11:00-11:15 Break/Transition
(Catering has box lunches set up in atrium)
11:15-12:30 Lunch and Poster Session

If your poster is selected, we ask that you set it up by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the event.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact CBER Graduate Assistant Meiko Howell at meiko.howell@uconn.edu. We look forward to receiving your proposal!

Dr. Devin Kearns joins a panel about the Intensive Intervention Professional Development Pilot Project

CBER Research Scientist Devin Kearns was part of a panel about the Intensive Intervention Professional Development Pilot Project at the Association of Rhode Island Administrators of Special Education (ARIASE) with Bristol-Warren Regional School District. David Sienko, Rhode Island Department of Education’s Director of Special Education, facilitated the panel discussion.  More than 30 special education directors and staff from across the state attended to hear about the pilot project.

Dr. Kearns and Leslie Anderson, director of pupil personnel services for Bristol-Warren, discussed the five years of work they have done to implement intensive intervention as part of the National Center for Intensive Intervention.