Dr. Allison Lombardi received the 2018 Neag School of Education Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award. This award is given to a faculty member(s) in the Neag School of Education within the first eight years (at least two years at UConn) of his or her academic career following the completion of the doctoral degree and recognizes outstanding early-career contributions to his or her field of study, along with a demonstrated potential for continued research success and achievements. Congratulations, Dr. Lombardi!
Jessica Monahan, a CBER student researcher, recently received the Patricia L. Sitlington Emerging Researcher Award at the 2018 Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) conference. She was the third place winner. Her study title is “College and Career Readiness: An Examination of Educators’ Self-Efficacy”. Congratulation, Jess!
Patricia L. Sitlington Emerging Researcher Award- This award recognizes a graduate student who, through research completed during their doctoral program, shows significant promise for contributing to positive outcomes for transition-aged youth and to the field of transition through transition research. To be considered for the award, graduate students (or recent graduates whose research was completed during their doctoral program) must submit their research for the DCDT Patricia L Sitlington Emerging Researcher poster session. Each student’s poster will be reviewed by a committee during the poster session with awards made to the top students during the DCDT annual conference.
For more information, please click here.
8th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum: Call for Proposals
We are pleased to announce that this year’s NEPBIS Network Leadership Forum is accepting proposals for presentations. You are invited to submit proposals for the following: oral presentations, poster presentations, and symposium sessions (10- to 20-minute presentations organized by the conference committee around similar themes).
Submission deadline: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
Review the submission guidelines and a scoring rubric prior to submitting a proposal; note that submissions from the Northeast Network States (CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, & VT) will be prioritized. Please click here to submit your proposals. We are excited to review your proposal and put together an interesting and informative forum.
Further information on the 8th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum in Mystic, Conn. — scheduled for May 16-17, 2019 — is available at nepbis.org.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Mystic.
“Lessons Learned and What it Takes to
Become a Successful Researcher”
Monday, October 8, 2018
Gentry Rm 142 & 144
Mike Coyne or Brandi Simonsen
||Introduction of Provost Kennedy
- Lessons learned from own scholarship
- Comment on what it takes to become a successful researcher in the 21st Century
- Role of science in the field of education
- Useful advice to graduate students in a school of education.
A light breakfast of coffee/tea, fruit, and muffins will be provided. Please download this event to your calendar by clicking here.
Summer Behavioral Institute
July 16 – 19, 2018
Neag School of Education
UConn Storrs Campus
The Neag School invites current or future PBIS trainers or coaches to the University of Connecticut for the second annual Summer Behavioral Institute — a one-week, intensive program presented by national experts designed to develop your skills through:
- Understanding how behavioral principles can best support student behavior across tiers in all school settings
- Learning the behavioral change principles that support staff in PBIS implementation
- Applying the basics of applied behavior analysis to address challenges to implementing the PBIS Framework in school and community settings
Deadline to register is June 23.
Find more information here.
Special Guest Speaker:
Jess Monahan, a CBER student researcher and currently a CBER graduate assistant, receives the Lisa Pappanikou Glidden Scholarship Fund. The fund is provided to students who are primarily engaged in the study of educating and/or training of special needs youngsters with severe and profound disabilities. Recipients of this scholarship have demonstrated high academic achievement. Congratulations, Jess!