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  • Call for Posters:  9th Annual Graduate Research Symposium Call for Posters: 9th Annual Graduate Research Symposium
    The Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut is hosting its 9th Graduate Research Symposium, an annual student-led conference, on Thursday, May 9th, 2019. This is a great opportunity for you to present your own research posters to a large number of people!
  • 8th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 8th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 8th Annual Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum May 16-17, 2019 Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa 625 North Road Groton, Conn. Develop your professional network in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Enhance your capacity to work smarter and more effectively in implementing the PBIS framework. Join us for this exciting regional […]
  • CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Jacqueline Rabe, Reporter at CT Mirror & ProPublica CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Jacqueline Rabe, Reporter at CT Mirror & ProPublica
    “Politics Behind School Funding and Getting Media Coverage on Research” CBER will hold our Breakfast Brown Bag with Jacqueline Rabe, Reporter at CT Mirror & ProPublica, on Monday, April 8th. The topic will be “Politics Behind School Funding and Getting Media Coverage on Research”. Join us for this event! Location: Gentry Building, Room 144 Time: 9 – 10 a.m., Monday, April 8th Light […]
  • Registration is Open: 8th Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum Registration is Open: 8th Northeast PBIS Network Leadership Forum
    Develop your professional network in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Enhance your capacity to work smarter and more effectively in implementing the PBIS framework. Join us for this exciting regional opportunity for PBIS leaders and implementers in the Northeast.
  • Dr. Allison Lombardi’s and Emily Tarconish’s new research project Dr. Allison Lombardi’s and Emily Tarconish’s new research project
    Dr. Allison Lombardi and Emily Tarconish, a CBER student researcher, received a CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) mini grant for their project "Assessing the Impact of Disability-Awareness Videos on Faculty Member’s Teaching Effectiveness" . Please click the title for more info.
  • Dr. Allison Lombardi receives the 2018 Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award Dr. Allison Lombardi receives the 2018 Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award
    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!
  • CBER’s Updated Fact Sheet is now online! CBER’s Updated Fact Sheet is now online!
    CBER seeks to promote equity and improve educational outcomes for all learners, especially those with or at risk for learning and behavioral difficulties. Our faculty conduct innovative, rigorous, and translational research on effective educational practices and systems related to four areas: Literacy, positive behavioral supports, behavioral health and school climate, as well as transition and postsecondary education. See our research impact, public engagement, and how we shape the shape the future of education in our updated factoid by clicking the title!
  • CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Provost Kennedy CBER Breakfast Brown Bag with Provost Kennedy
    CBER will hold our Breakfast Brown Bag with Dr. Craig Kennedy, UConn's new Provost, on Monday, October 8th. Dr. Kennedy will comment on what it takes to become a successful researcher in the 21st Century as well as provide graduate students with useful advice in a school of education. Please join us for this event!
  • Register Now: NEPBIS’s Summer Behavioral Institute  Register Now: NEPBIS’s Summer Behavioral Institute 
    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! For more information, please click the title.
  • Jess Monahan receives the Lisa Pappanikou Glidden Scholarship Fund Jess Monahan receives the Lisa Pappanikou Glidden Scholarship Fund
    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!