Civic Education and Engagement Network strives to provide excellence in P-12 civic education.
June 1: MTRP Summer Camp Big Success
MTRP Summer Camp is a great opportunity for students to learn about pursuing a degree and career in teacher education.
The CEHD Alumni Council hosted an afternoon tea to honor Dr. Lee S. Shulman, the 2006 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award in Education.
CEHD Summer Institutes focus on making math and science education fun for students. Workshops demonstrate how what they learn about these subjects can be applied in every day life.
U.S.News & World Report's 2007 rankings of America's Best Graduate Schools are out, and U of L's College of Education and Human Development was among the top 100 graduate education schools in the nation.
August 1: Who's Afraid of Mathematics and Science?
An innovative program at UofL helps public school science and math teachers improve their own teaching as well as help the students better grasp mathematics and science concepts.
September 10: Meet the Newest Members of the CEHD Faculty
Meet the newest members of the CEHD faculty and learn about some of the exciting research and expertise they are bringing to the college.
September 10: CEHD Goes High Tech in the Classroom
The new high-tech classroom system will give education students a more comprehensive learning experience in their courses. An interactive wireless whiteboard and wireless portable tablet that replaces the traditional chalkboard enable professors to create more dynamic and engaging lessons.
September 10: Campus Fiesta Educates Students about Finance
In March 2006, the CEHD Advising Center and Center for Economic Education hosted their first financial literacy activity for CEHD students called "Financial Fiesta." The program included information on financial aid, scholarships, evaluating your credit score, budgeting, Oprah's debt diet and more.
September 1: CEHD Professor Selected to Attend Olympic Academy
Dr. Mary Hums was selected by the United States Olympic Committee as one of only two people to represent the U.S. at the International Olympic Academy (IOA).
September 1: U of L Receives Heart of Community Award
The CEHD, Athletics and the university were commended for their contributions to a benchmark study on the statistics of women and girls in the state, establishing the Fit4Me program and creating a financial literacy program for low-income women.
December 1: Why Annual Gifts are Needed
No matter the amount, (be it $5 or $10,000), every gift is important in helping the college provide needed tuition assistance for students, support for faculty research and assistance, or the purchase of technology equipment and supplies.
December 1: "Wall of Honor" Unveiled
The College of Education and Human Development recently unveiled a Donor Wall of Honor that lists the names of all alumni and friends who have made annual gifts of $100 or more.
December 1: Matching Gifts Can Double Your Donation
You may not be aware of it, but the company you work for may match your gift to the College of Education and Human Development. Matching gift programs are a wonderful way for you to maximize the impact of your donation. Some companies will match employee gifts one-to-one or as much as five-to-one!
December 1: Alumni Fellow Always Ready to Serve Kids
The CEHD's 2005 Alumni Fellow Sherleen Sisney works tirelessly as the executive director of Kentucky's Governor's Scholars Program. "You'll find that you'll do just about anything for young people," stated Sisney.
December 1: Alumni Giving Creates New Beginning
Brenda Mattingly knows first hand what it means to overcome obstacles. "The bottom can fall out of your life when you least expect it," said the College of Education and Human Development graduate student.
January 14: 2007 CEHD Grawemeyer Award Winner
CEHD Announces 2007 Grawemeyer Award Winner James Comer says collaboration makes education work best. "Education works when parents, teachers, other school employees and the community pull together to make it happen," says Comer.
January 5: Searching for Solutions
When Blake Haselton joined the faculty at the College of Education and Human Development in 2005, the University of Louisville not only gained one of the most successful former school superintendents in Kentucky but the president of Kentucky Association of School Superintendents (KASS).
February 25: Carnegie Taps CEHD for Major Project
The doctorate has been called a great success story in American education. Yet, educators and others have called for the retooling of the degree to meet the needs of the new century.
February 1: Making Sure Teachers Know What They're Teaching
A recent report by the International Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development revealed the U.S. in 20th place among 29 industrialized nations in math student achievement. In science education, the results are not much better.
The CEHD makes a big jump in the U.S.News & World Report Rankings on the top graduate school for 2008.
March 30: Dumas Leads CEHD's Diversity Initiatives
The College of Education and Human Development wants to treat diversity as more than just a buzzword. That's why the college named Thaddeus Dumas to the post of assistant dean of diversity.
March 30: GEAR UP Kentucky
Deloreon Burton wants to be President. Thanks to his involvement in the GEAR UP Kentucky program, the Paul L. Dunbar High School senior is well on his way to his goal.
March 30: Getting Involved
"There is no more critical role than teachers and educators," Houston adds. "The ability to read, write and articulate your thoughts is the foundation of what you need to succeed in whatever you do."
March 1: Bringing Out the Inner Teacher
Jacqueline Nelson '84A, "99A, '03GE has few regrets worth mentioning. One is that the 42-year-old Western High School teacher wishes she'd come earlier to teaching. "I really emphasize this to my students: Pinpoint early on what you want to do--because that is something I did not do, and I paid for it."
June 1: Faculty, Staff and Student News
Learn more about the annual spring research conference and the latest faculty research.
The University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development announced Sept. 26 that it has been awarded a five-year, $20.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to host the National Research Center on Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE). Dr. James Stone, a national expert in career and technical education, directed the center when it was hosted at the University of Minnesota. He will continue to direct it at UofL. The grant is one of the largest federal grants the university has ever received, said Manuel Martinez-Maldonado, UofL executive vice president for research.
Statistics show that civic engagement in this country is endangered. The CEHD is addressing civic involvement by playing a key role in an initiative to improve civic education in Kentucky. The college was instrumental in organizing the Kentucky Teacher Network for Excellence in Civic Education and Civic Engagement, a network of more than 250 social studies teachers from throughout the state that shares resources and discusses, develops and implements ideas about civic curriculum, instruction and assessment.
October 26: Million Dollar Gift Helps Launch Scholar House
A million-dollar commitment from long-time supporters Lewis S. â€œSonnyâ€ and Gladys Bass will help launch the Scholar House project, a partnership among Project Women, UofL and the Kentucky Housing Corp., which will help single mothers earn their college degrees. Louisville Scholar House will be a 56-unit development that will provide housing for single mothers trying to earn their college degrees at UofL and other local colleges and universities. The facility will also include an early childhood development program managed by the College of Education and Human Development.
November 5: Largest Grant Ever Received by the College
CEHD faculty contributed to the winning proposal for the second largest federal grant in the university's history for a career and technical education center--$20 million--which will be distributed over the next five years.
Congratulations to our award-winning faculty in the Department of Teaching & Learning for their accomplishments in 2007. Graduates from the teacher education programs are so well prepared they are the first choice of new hires in local school districts.
Making preschool available to all children age three and older in the United States would carry great benefits, says Edward Zigler, Walter Gilliam and Stephanie Jones in their 2006 book, â€œA Vision for Universal Preschool Education,â€ winners of the 2008 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education.
December 1: Faculty, Staff & Student Awards
Congratulations to Ann Larson, Betty Hampton and Fashaad Crawford on their recent awards!
January 30: Winner of the 2007-2008 Provost's Advising Award
January 7: Awards and Accomplishments: CEHD Centers
Centers and the CEHD are an integral part of the college's impact on teaching, educational reform and various community services. Thanks to all faculty and staff for their work and research with our centers!
January 4: Dr. James Stone, III Honored by ACTER
Congratulations to Dr. James Stone III on be honored by the Association for Career and Technical Education Research.
January 3: Awards and Accomplishments: Department of Leadership, Foundations & Human Resource Education
The CEHD is proud to acknowledge the accomplishments of our faculty and staff in the Department of Leadership, Foundations & Human Resource Education! Their dedication to preparing future leaders in the field of education and human resource management reflects the college's mission to promote the highest levels of learning for our students and the community.
February 28: CEHD's Ft. Knox Office Now Offers CLEP Exams
University of Louisville at Fort Knox now administers CLEP computer-based examinations to service members. Starting March 3, 2008, military service members will have access to all 34 examinations. The exams are free to military service members and active duty Guard and Reserve personnel.
February 27: Doctoral Dissertation Grants
The sponsor provides funding that is intended to support worthy applicants who have advanced to candidacy in their doctoral programs and whose dissertation research plans address topics that TIRF has prioritized. For Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants, US $5,000 is the maximum award.
The sponsor provides support for the creation and evaluation of comprehensive community-based models of prevention that aim to decrease relationship violence and increase positive, protective relationship skills. Up to eight geographically and ethnically diverse sites will receive up to $250,000 per year for up to forty-eight months.
Full-service community schools provide comprehensive academic, social, mental, physical, and vocational programs and services to meet individual, family, and community needs. This priority will support projects that propose to establish, through collaborative efforts among State and local agencies, community service organizations, and parents, full-service community schools offering a range of student services.
The purpose of the DRRP program is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, by developing methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies that advance a wide range of independent living and employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities.
Support is provided to initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs, including after-school programs, for students in one or more grades from kindergarten through 12th grade in order to help students make progress toward meeting State standards for physical education.
William Walker has served in the military for 20 years, including tours in Iraq. It would seem nothing would appear intimidating to himâ€”until he made the decision to return to college.
The Sport Administration Program in the College of Education and Human Development is pleased to announce that doctoral student, Marion Hambrick, has been selected as a recipient of the Bernard Patrick Maloy Outstanding Graduate Student Research Paper for 2008, an award presented each year by the Sport and Recreation Law Association. Marion will receive a $500 award and present his research paper entitled Putting the Brakes on Corporate Sponsorship: AT&T Mobility, LLC v. NASCAR at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Sport and Recreation Law Associate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, February 28-March 1, 2008.
February 14: Noted Astronomer and Educator Speaks at Planetarium
Despite the weather, over 70 people joined Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, astrophysicist, educator and author at the Planetarium on Tuesday to discuss Astrobiology and the search for life in the Universe.
February 11: February 11 Evening Classes Canceled
Over the past year the CEHD has secured grants and funding of nearly $30 million in new awards. Nearly 100 proposals totaling requests for approximately $54 million have been submitted this past year and a half, with many still pending.
Alumni support helps fund two key projects: The Kentucky Principals' Academy with UK and the redesign of the doctorate in education through the Carnegie Foundation's Initiative for the doctorate in professional practice.
March 31: CEHD National Rankings Reach New Heights
U.S.News & World Report has announced the top graduate schools for 2009 and the College of Education and Human Development has again made a large jump in the rankings, this year moving from 66th to 56th place.
The Math Science Partnership (MSP) provides funding for assessment of teachers' content knowledge of math and science and their student's achievement levels. The program is funded through the Kentucky Department of Education, ($200,000 per year for three years), and they are partnering with the Gear-Up Program which will match funding.
This year's winners of the prestigious Grawemyer Award in Education are Edward Zigler, Walter Gilliam and Stephanie Jones, authors of the award winning 2006 book, A Vision for Universal Preschool Education. Using research gathered over four decades, the winners set out specific actions that can be taken to develop good universal preschool systems. They believe that making preschool available to all children age three and older would improve the school readiness of the nation's young children, fill a gap for working families, lower the high school dropout rate, reduce crime and boost the economy.
Drs. Terrance M. Scott, Peter Alter (Department of Teaching and Learning), and Patrick Possel (Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology) have received a 5-year award of $1.1 million to develop an intervention process for high school students with serious behavior disorders.
April 17: SPAD Golf Scramble Huge Success
The U of L chapter of KEA-SP wins 4 awards, more than any chapter this year.
The Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville is offering the public a journey across the solar system through its newest show, The Planets, which debuts May 31 with a special celebration from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Planets provides an in-depth look at each planet and features imagery from NASA and the Hubble Telescope. The 37-minute show is narrated by actress Kate Mulgrew, best known for her role in Star Trek: Voyager, and is geared for middle to high-school students.
Susan Peacock, M.Ed, M.S., CN, has been elected to the University of Louisville Faculty Senate to serve an annual term as one of six part-time faculty representatives, beginning with the fall semester, 2008. Ms. Peacock currently teaches Healthy Lifestyles in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences.
As a mother of a child with autism, Nat McKay understands very well the frustration parents feel when trying to find answers and support after the initial diagnosis. When her son JT was diagnosed with the disorder at the age of three, support was fragmented at best. No one could really answer basic questions about what next steps to take with her child. What do they do as he gets older? Can he go to school?
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is breaking new ground by being the only planetarium in the country that is under a college of education. It now has the opportunity to become a model center for using planetarium technology in new and exciting ways for teaching and research.
September 22: CEHD Faculty Member Honored at UofL Event
September 18: CEHD Students Athletes Honored by Big East Conference
November 25: KEASP UofL Officers 2008-2009
KEASP has announced new UofL officers for 2008-2009.
December 15: CEHD Faculty Highlights: New Research and Funding
December 4: Laser Parties can Make your Holiday Very Bright
January 6: KATC to Host Three Special Seminars in 2009
February 20: KATC Releases Comprehensive Guide for Families
April 20: A Classy Show of Support
Class Act Federal Credit Union has consistently demonstrated their support of education through scholarships and special program funding.
For the past 10 years, Margaret Pentecost, Assistant Dean for Education and Student Services, has spent many of her spring breaks working in Belize through UofL's International Service Learning Program. "This program has the same effect on most people who participate. You go once, and you just have to keep going back because the work is so rewarding.
The University of Louisville Department of Physics and Astronomy is hosting the first annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture. The guest speaker will be Dr. Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate. The lecture will be held Thursday, April 16, 2009, 7:30 p.m., at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium. The event is free and open to the public.
The North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) has selected Mary Hums, professor of Health and Sport Sciences to receive 2009 Earle F. Zeigler Award.
The CEHD is proud to announce the following faculty members were selected to be a part of the Ideas to Action (i2a) Faculty Learning Communities:
The second annual Kentucky Principals Academy (KPA) was held in June at the Hilton Garden Inn in Louisville, KY. Orientation was held the weekend of May 30th and featured Dr. Phil Schlechty as the keynote speaker.
Brittany D. Carpenter, a PhD Student in the CEHD's Department of Education Leadership and Organization Development, is the recipient of a Southern Region Education Board (SREB) Fellowship award.
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) was host to Jefferson County School's Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) in June. The program is open to all JCPS students and it provides them the opportunity to learn and explore through the use of technology and to raise their levels of achievement.
June 16: Rodosky Honored with UCEA Award
Dr. Robert Rodosky, Executive Director of the Accountability, Research and Planning Department for the Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), is the 2009 recipient of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Excellence in Educational Leadership Award.
June 12: NRCCTE Seminar Reviews Future of CTE
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) reveiwed community college agency and state legistlative websites for all 50 states to examine what types of initiatives exist to increase access and affordability to post secondary education.
HealthFitness, a provider of integrated health promotion and fitness management solutions for Fortune 500 companies, has recognized UofL's Get Healthy Now program for its exceptional results.
The CEHD is proud to announce that Tammy Albers, Academic Coordinator Sr. for the Education Advising Center, was selected for the UofL's 2009 Outstanding Performance Awards for Classified/Administrative Staff.
The past decade has seen reports citing the dramatic increase in the prevalence of autism and related disorders (ASD). The Centers for Disease Control in (2007) estimate that 1 in 150 individuals are affected by autism spectrum disorders-over 24,000 Kentuckians are affected.
July 11: CEHD Dean Gives Progress Report
In his first press conference as interim dean of the CEHD, Blake Haselton talked about how the college has changed in the past year and what progress has been made.
July 9: NRCCTE Receives APEX Award
The NRCCTE has received a 2009 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the Education and Training Brochures, Manuals, and Reports category, http://18.104.22.168/UserFiles/File/APEX_Award_NRCCTE.pdf, for its recent Community College Access and Affordability Research Snapshot.
On Monday, July 20 from 6:30 - 10 p.m., the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium will host a 40th anniversary event to celebrate the first Apollo moon landing, including the premiere of their newest show, Astronaut.
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education and the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), at the U.S. Department of Education, announced today the selection of five states who will receive technical assistance from the Center to establish and develop green-focused programs of study (POS).
Summer at the CEHD offers a host of summer institutes for teachers and students. Two of the institutes that focused specifically on literacy and writing were the Kentucky Reading Project and the Louisville Writing Project's Young Writers Program.
August 24: Planetarium Launching New Fall Events
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is the place to be this fall! Learn what it is like to be an astronaut and what it feels like in space. Or learn about the fastest thing in the universe--light--and its different forms and uses.
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is proud to announce it has received continuing accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and state approval of all its educator preparation programs from the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB).
August 3: Summer Fun at the CEHD
The College of Education and Human Development and Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium host a variety of summer camps each year that allow kids to have fun while learning about math, science, technology and more. Many of the campers stated that if school were this much fun, they would want to go every day.
September 28: Stars, Goblins and More at the Planetarium
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is gearing up for explorer workshops, exciting laser shows and the annual Fright Light Event! Come join us for all the fun.
September 28: Live Broadcast: Search for Water on the Moon
NASA's LCROSS mission hits the Moon and you can experience it live at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, Oct. 9, 7 - 8 a.m. The event will feature a live NASA broadcast, behind the scenes videos and a question and answer session with Rachel Connelly, director of the planetarium.
September 22: Events Focus on Environmental Issues and Education
The Center for Environmental Education is hosting a Youth Summit and a Bioneers Confernece this fall that brings together local and national scientists to share innovative ideas that may solve environmental problems.
September 2: CEHD Partnerships at Work in the Community
The CEHD has formed many partnerships in the community through the Signature Partnership Initiative. Learn more about the work of our students and faculty who have participated in these programs.
September 2: Get Healthy Now at UofL
When employees are asked about the Get Healthy Now program, most respond that it allows the $20 discount on their monthly insurance premium.
Where were you when the Challenger disaster happened? Many of us will never forget that day. For Allan J. McDonald, former Director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project for Morton Thiokol Inc., and co-author of Truth, Lies and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, Challenger became a defining moment in his life.
On November 7, 2009, the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium will host a workshop about buying and using a telescope. A Skies Over Louisville program will be held the same evening to educate telescope users about the night sky.
Jay Crocker, a 2004 graduate from the MAT Secondary Education program, has been selected to receive the 2009 Milken National Educator Award.
Kevin Noland joined the College of Education and Human Development as Special Assistant to the Dean on Oct. 1.
November 30: CEHD Wins iStrategy Innovation Award
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) received the second place award at the iStrategy users conference in October 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland.
November 24: Planetarium to Premiere New Holiday Show
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is pleased to announce the premiere of a new seasonal show just in time for the 2009 holidays!
November 18: UofL Grad Wins WHAS ExCEL Award
Cyndi Young, a graduate of the CEHD's MAT program, and art teacher at Noe Middle School since 1998, has been awarded the WHAS-TV ExCEL Award (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership).
November 17: KPA Workshops Focus on Student Achievement
The 2009 Fall Kentucky Principals' Academy (KPA) Advancement Workshop was held in November at the METS Center in Northern Kentucky. The Academy was attended by 31 principals from across the Commonwealth who are active participants in the Kentucky Principals' Academy professional development program.
January 12: Kristi King is First Nystrand/Offutt Scholar
Dr. Kristi King, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, is the 2009 Nystrand Center Offutt Scholar.
Researchers with NRCCTE receive awards for their contributions to the field of Career and Technical Education.
February 26: 2010 Alumni Fellow in Education Announced
Dr. Lois Adams-Rodgers has been selected as a 2010 Alumni Fellows Award winner. The awards are the most prestigious given by the University of Louisville’s Alumni Association.
February 26: CEHD Grads Win WHAS ExCEL Award
The CEHD is proud to announce that two of its graduates, Cynthia Young, an art teacher at Noe Middle School since 1998, and Sally Gamble, a teacher at Coleridge-Taylor Montessori Elementary for over three decades, are recent recipients of the WHAS-TV ExCEL Award, (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership).
February 26: Hums Taking Her Expertise to 2010 Paralympic Games
Dr. Mary Hums, associate professor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, will head to Vancouver in mid-March to work at the 2010 Winter Paralympic Games.
February 4: CEHD Faculty Member Honored by NARST
Dr. Tretter, associate professor for the Department of Teaching and Learning, was selected to receive the 2010 National Association for Research Science Teaching (NARST) Early Career Research Award.
Exercise Physiology students and faculty with the department of Health and Sport Sciences found a unique way to attend a national conference despite the tough economic times.
April 26: SPAD Club Hosts Annual Golf Event
The CEHD's Sport Administration Program (SPAD) hosted its 13th annual golf scramble on April 21. The event was nearly a sell-out and raised $5,500 for SPAD scholarships and the Boys and Girls Club Triple Play Program.
April 21: KATC Hosting Spring Workshop
The Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville is hosting a workshop, May 3 and 4, on Shelby Campus.
April 9: Hums Recieves 2010 Trustees Award
Dr. Mary Hums, a professor with the CEHD's Department of Health and Sport Sciences, was selected to receive the 2010 Trustees Award. The award is presented by the University's Board of Trustees to faculty who have a profound impact on the lives of students.
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville kicks off its "Summer Under the Stars" programs June 12 with a celebration of astronomy that will feature two shows, a telescope workshop, activities for children and a drawing for a new telescope.
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is hosting a reception and lecture on Galileo the Astronomer, Friday, June 18, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
The CEHD is host to several summer workshops and institutes that serve elementary, middle and high schools students, teachers and principals.
The UofL's Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium will mark the end of NASA's 29-year space shuttle program by giving the public a chance to watch the final launches of Atlantis, Endeavour and Discovery.
The Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC) is hosting a workshop for healthcare professionals May 14 at the University Club on the Belknap Campus.
June 22: ELC Receives Grant from Target
The Early Learning Campus (ELC) has received a $2,000 grant from Target that will support the establishment of a Reach Out and Read (ROR) program.
UofL’s Get Healthy Now (GHN) program applied for and received the Veterans Worksite Wellness Award through the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement.
July 13: CEHD Receives $1 Million Gift
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is excited to announce that the Mary K. Oxley Foundation has pledged $1 million to further support the College's work with the Signature Partnership Initiative (SPI). The CEHD is directly involved in the program through its support of the five SPI schools. The CEHD’s most active partnerships are with the J. B. Atkinson Elementary Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and The Academy at Shawnee (formerly Shawnee High School). The partnership has resulted in student teacher placements at the schools and a pilot cohort of teachers who will pursue National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification.
Dr. Terry Scott, professor and Chair of Special Education, and Amy Lingo, associate professor with the Department of Teaching and Learning, have received $525,000 in funding from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to provide to schools, districts and cooperatives throughout the state, resources for effective academic and behavior intervention within a Response to Intervention (RTI) model.
After spending five months and traveling thousands of miles in India, Dr. Daya Singh Sandhu, professor and former chairman of the Educational and Counseling Psychology (ECPY) Department, recently returned to the U.S. after completing his research on cross-cultural studies of suicide ideations. In addition to the completion of the research project, he also launched a mental health movement in India. As a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Scholar at Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, India, Dr. Sandhu found that with a population of more than one billion, India has a very limited mental health facilities and professionals available to provide help to the citizens.
Students in the CEHD's Sports Administration (SPAD) program will gain valuable experience and college credit for helping out with logistics and transportation during the World Equestrian Games.
August 3: SPAD Club Sports Equipment Drive
The Sports Administration (SPAD) Club Outreach Initiative received donations of 1600 items for their new and used sport equipment drive that was held earlier this year.
August 1: Summer 2010 Newsletter
News about an exciting gift as well as a mental health movement initiated by CEHD faculty member Dr. Daya Sandhu.
September 24: Night Sky Tour to Feature Ben Davis and Kelly K
Experience the story of Perseus and Andromeda as never before through the eyes of local radio personalities Ben Davis and Kelly K as they give you a tour of the autumn night sky at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium.
September 16: 2010 Alumni Fellow in Education
Dr. Lois Adams-Rodgers is the 2010 Alumni Fellows in Education Award winner. The Fellow Awards are the most prestigious given by the University of Louisville’s Alumni Association. Fellows are invited to return to campus during Homecoming week and share their expertise with students, faculty and staff and attend a reception and dinner held in their honor.
September 2: Retired Professor and Civil Rights Activist Dies
Dr. Joseph McMillan passed away at his home in Louisville, August 29, 2010. Dr. McMillan joined UofL in 1976 as the Assistant Vice-President of Minority Affairs.
September 1: Student Highlights Fall 2010
Students at the CEHD are provided with field experiences that better prepare them for employment in their chosen career fields. Learn more about their accomplishments...
September 1: Alumni Highlights Fall 2010
Rajashi Ghosh, former CEHD doctoral student who is now an assistant professor at Drexel University, received the 2010 Dissertation of the Year Award from the AERA Workplace Learning Special Interest Group.
September 1: Faculty Highlights Fall 2010
Faculty Highlights feature awards, research and other news about CEHD faculty.
September 1: Fall 2010 Newsletter
The Sports Administration (SPAD) Club Outreach initiative received donations of 1600 items for their new and used sport equipment drive that was held earlier this year. News about a large gift made to the CEHD and faculty, alumni, and student highlights.
The Kentucky Department of Education will establish three Centers for Learning Excellence (CLE) in Kentucky to help turn around low performing schools.
September 1: NRCCTE Receives Continuation Funding
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE), directed by Dr. James Stone, recently received a $4.5 million annual award for its fourth year of operation.
September 1: NRCCTE Research Cited in New York Times
Dr. Rod Githens, assistant professor with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, was recently cited in a New York Times article...
October 28: CEHD Grad Wins WHAS11 Excel Award
Kimberly Harbolt, a graduate of the MAT program in English Education, is the first teacher to be honored this academic year with the WHAS11 Excel Award.
Dr. Nicole Fenty, assistant professor with the Department of Special Education, has received $148,570 from the Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education for the Collaborative Teacher Training in Reading/Language Arts project.
December 21: Nystrand Center Announces 2011 Award Winners
The Nystrand Center of Excellence in Education hosted the 2010 Celebration of Collaboration event at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium in December.
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is offering special and discounted shows for the holiday season. Get into the holiday spirit by attending the annual Holiday Party!
December 7: Adelson Receives Grant from CCLD
Jill L. Adelson, assistant professor in the Educational and Counseling Psychology Department, was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development for her study, "Literacy Patterns across Kentucky."
An exercise program designed for patients with severe knee arthritis can improve strength and functional ability before knee replacement surgery, according to recent report in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
February 25: Cultural Exchange in Teacher Education
A Turkish professor chooses the College of Education and Human Development to do research on democracy in teacher education programs.Dr. Suzan Kavanoz, an assistant professor at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, was offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come to the U.S. for one year to study democracy in practice in teacher education programs. Receiving this kind of research funding is considered a tremendous reward in her country, and she is grateful for such an opportunity. Accepting the offer meant she had to make the tough decision to come to the states with her two young children and her mother who could help care for them, but without her husband who also is a professor. "It was very hard for us because the children and I missed their father so much. We just hoped something could be worked out so that he could also come to the U.S. to study as well."
February 7: SPAD Wins 2011 NSF Cup
Graduate students in the CEHD’s Sports Administration degree program recently competed in the 2011 National Sports Forum (NSF) Case Cup and won the annual competition.
February 1: 2010-11 Exemplary Advising Awards Announced
Tia Johnson, academic counselor senior, with the CEHD's Education Advising Center, was selected to receive the 2010-11 Provost's Exemplary Advising Award in the professional advisor category.
April 26: CEHD Advisor Receives NACADA Awards
Tia Johnson, academic counselor senior with the CEHD's Education Advising Center, has been selected as a National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit recipient in the Academic Advising--Primary Role category as part of the 2011 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising.
April 25: CEHD Grad Recieves ExCEL Award
Thomas Manchak, a 2002 graduate of the CEHD's Master of Arts in Teaching program and teacher at Sanders Elementary School, is the most recent recipient of the WHAS ExCEL Award (Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership).
The University of Louisville and Kosair Charities today dedicated the UofL Autism Center at Kosair Charities Centre in a partnership that brings under one roof an array of services to help people with autism and those who have regular interactions with them.
There is a world of opportunity to earn graduate credit this summer at U of L! Shorter, more intense classes will allow you to finish interesting and applicable coursework and still have time to spend with family and friends!
April 1: Faculty News Spring 2011
April 1: Seeking Perspective on Diversity
April 1: Spring 2011 Newsletter
Research by Dr. Ann Swank, professor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, and Dr. Robert Topp's, PhD. R.N. with the School of Nursing, on prehabilitation for patients scheduled for knee replacement was featured in UofL's Research Minute.
Two CEHD graduate students were honored by the APA for their thesis and dissertation research.
Tracey Walterbusch, a graduate of the Master's program in Counseling and Personnel Services at the CEHD, will be one of the featured speakers at the May commencement ceremony.
The School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies has announced the names of individuals who will be receiving Graduate Honors for Spring 2011.
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium and the Louisville Astronomical Society (LAS) are hosting on May 13, 6:30 - 9 p.m., an Astronomy Day Celebration that will feature stargazing, shows in the dome, games and activities for families, and a drawing for a telescope.
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium will mark the end of NASA's 30-year exploration program with a Shuttle Retirement Party as the space shuttle Atlantis makes its final journey on Friday, July 8.
June 15: Kyle Presented the LWP Patrona Award
Dr. Diane Kyle, Chair of the CEHD's Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, was presented the Louisville Writing Project’s (LWP) Patrona Award at the LWP 30th Anniversary Event in June.
Belize was the site for the College of Education and Human Development’s (CEHD) first international teaching experience. Seventeen CEHD students from teacher preparation and school counseling programs spent 12 days in early May working in Belizean schools as part of the International Teaching Experience (ITE).
Rachel Gehert, a May 2011 graduate of the CEHD's Exercise Science program along with three concentrations, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District women's track and field second team.
SPAD program contracting with major sporting events to give students hands-on experience in coordinating hospitality, marketing and consumer research operations.
This fall, a group of eight students will attend classes as part of a unique program that enables them to be both full time students and soldiers.
Amy Fossaluzza, a graduate student in the CEHD’s MAT Elementary program, has been selected to receive a 2011 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. She will spend a year in South Korea teaching English in an elementary school.
August 31: KATC Offering Free Webinars on Autism
The UofL's Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC) is offering a series of webinars that focus on equipping families with strategies to help children with autism succeed at home, school, and in the workplace.
August 22: SPAD Program Featured in Business First
The CEHD’s Sport Administration (SPAD) program was highlighted in the August 19, 2011 edition of Business First as a great way for students to get a “foot in the door” of the sport industry.
August 22: Reading Program Helps Prevent "Summer Dip"
This past summer, faculty and students in the CEHD's MEd in Literacy program partnered with J.B. Atkinson Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Neighborhood House to help alleviate "summer dip."
Seven CEHD student athletes have received prestigious academic and sport awards for their performance on the field and in the classroom.
September 30: New Faculty at the CEHD
September 29: Scott and Lingo Recieve $1.2 Million Grant
Drs. Terry Scott, Chair and professor, and Amy Lingo, Assistant Chair and associate professor with the Department of Special Education, just received notification of funding of $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education to train doctoral level students in the area of Learning and Behavior Disorders with a focus on Response To Intervention (RTI).
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September 27: Interim Director Named for MTRP
Dr. Blake Haselton, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development, would like to announce that Ms. LeDita Howard-Hobbs has recently been appointed as Interim Director of the Minority Teacher Recruitment Project (MTRP).
September 15: Planetarium News
September 13: WHAS TV Segment Features CEHD Student
WHAS TV's Terry Meiners interviewed staff from Pure Fitness Training about the Rugged Maniac Adventure Race. One of the staff featured is CEHD Exercise Physiology graduate student, Luke Wakefield.
September 10: Major Kent Solheim – 2011 Alumni Fellows Award winner
Major Kent Solheim received his B.S. in Occupational Training and Development in 2002 and his Master of Science in Human Resource Education in 2008 from UofL’s College of Education and Human Development. He earned a Silver Star for his bravery during Operation Volcano II, the successful mission to capture a senior leader of the infamous Shiite militia, the Mahdi Army. He saved dozens of lives during the operation, but in the process lost his right leg. He has also been awarded a Bronze Star Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, a Purple Heart Medal, a Meritorious Service Medal, and an Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters.
Dr. Sam Stringfield, professor and Distinguished University Scholar, and Dr. Craig Hochbein, assistant professor, both with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, have been hired by the Jefferson County Public School system to advise on leading efforts to improve struggling schools.
The Best Buddies program was recently awarded UofL’s 2011 Outstanding Community Engagement Award in the Community Partner category. Nina Beck, instructor with the CEHD's Department of Special Education, serves as the faculty advisor for the program.
October 20: Fuller Selected as Teacher of the Year
Beth Ann Fuller, a third grade reading and writing demonstration teacher at J.B. Atkinson Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, was named the 2012 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year.
Students with the CEHD's Sports Administration degree program are organizing a Cornhole Tournament to benefit Ronald McDonald House.
The Louisville IDEALS Student Group, an initiative that is housed in the CEHD Department of Health and Sport Sciences' Sport Administration program, and is a joint project with the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, was awarded the 2011 UofL Outstanding Community Engagement Award in the Student Category.
October 17: UOFL CHAPTER OF KDP ADDS 32 NEW MEMBERS
The Eta Omicron Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Honor Society in Education at UofL, elected 32 new members at an Initiation Ceremony in October.
Dr. Meera Alagaraja, assistant professor with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, was invited to present at Leadership workshops for students at local universities and other educational institutions in Tamil Nadu, India.
October 11: CEHD and UofL Faculty Receive $2 Million Grant
Tom Tretter, associate professor with the College of Education and Human Development’s (CEHD) Department of Middle and Secondary Education, will work with faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Speed School of Engineering on a $2 million grant for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives.
October 10: CEHD Highlights and Partnerships
October 5: Fall 2011 Newsletter
November 21: Kids at ELC Take the Lead on Recycling
The Early Learning Campus (ELC) has taken steps to encourage all staff and children to learn about recycling as a life skill as opposed to being a choice to help the environment.
November 18: NRCCTE Releases Study on Job Recovery
Drs. James R. Stone III and Pradeep Kotamraju of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) at the University of Louisville, co-authored a report on the best educational pathways out of the current recession.
November 7: CEHD Grads Selected as Art Teachers of the Year
Two CEHD teacher education graduates are selected for the 2011 Indiana Outstanding Art Educator of the Year Awards.
November 2: King Selected as Post-Doc Fellow
Dr. Kristi King, assistant professor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, was selected for a post-doctoral fellowship with the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health's Physical Activity and Public Health Research.
Two CEHD graduates have great stories to share about how they achieved the goal of completing their degrees and becoming an inspiration to others.
December 19: Former NFL Player Completes Degree at CEHD
It's easy to spot Joe Jacoby. Mingling with his fellow graduates-to-be before the December 2011 commencement ceremony and standing at 6 feet, 7 inches he towered above nearly everyone else. And, he looked every bit like the NFL lineman that he was for 13 years.
Brentin Ocker, a graduate of the MS in Sport Administration program, has been selected by the UofL School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies to receive the 2011 Alice Eaves Barns Award.
On November 13th, 144 participants competed in the Louisville Cornhole Cup that was organized by UofL Sport Administration students and sponsored by Merrill Lynch. The tournament was held at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
January 18: KATC 2012 Workshop Opportunities
The Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC) is offering a summer institute and several workshops across the state for educators and families of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These events offer unique opportunities for families and professionals to come together to discuss how to implement evidence-based practices at home, in communities, schools, and workplaces.
January 12: NRCCTE Launching National POS Institute
The College of Education and Human Development's (CEHD) National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) will launch its annual first National Program of Study Institute (POS) in 2012.
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February 24: Scott Receives Outstanding Leadership Award
Terry Scott, Chair and Professor of the Department of Special Education and Distinguished University Scholar, has been selected to receive the Outstanding Leadership Award from the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD), a division of the Council for Exceptional Children.
Bullitt County Public School (BCPS) educators will benefit from more than $225,000 in grant funding awarded by the Kentucky Department of Education for professional development in science content areas.
February 3: Godmother of Title IX to Speak at UofL
Dr. Bernice Sandler, who is considered the "Godmother of Title IX," will give a guest lecture to students in the Sports Administration Program, February 8, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., in the Humanities Bldg, room 100. The public is also invited to attend.
February 1: SPAD STUDENT RECEIVES RESEARCH AWARD
March 29: SPAD to Host Annual Speaker Summit
The Department of Health and Sports Sciences' Sport Administration Program (SPAD) is hosting its annual speaker summit on April 20, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the PNC Club in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The keynote speaker this year is Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports.
Dr. Richard Fee, professor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, has been selected by Ball State University’s Department of Physiology and Health Sciences to receive the 2012 Outstanding Alumni Award.
March 26: April is Autism Awareness Month
Kentucky parents, teachers, and caregivers who want to understand a child's developmental milestones and recognize the early signs of autism or related disorders, will benefit from a statewide campaign that launches April 2nd as part of Autism Awareness Month.
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at UofL will open its doors on April 21st to give Thunder Over Louisville fans a new option for watching the fireworks show and participating in other Thunder-related events.
Melissa Shirley, assistant professor with the Department of Middle and Secondary Education, is a recipient of the 2012 Metroversity Outstanding Instructional Development Award Program for her entry “Preparing Science Teachers to Implement Emerging Technology.”
Dean Blake Haselton recently presented to the University Board of Overseers an overview of the CEHD that featured, accomplishments, news, progress on various initiatives, and goals.
April 30: Student Project Makes the News
Lt. Yosef Yisrael, a May 2012 graduate of the College of Education and Human Development's Workforce and Human Resources Education bachelor's degree program, was featured in several local newspapers for his work with historical cabins located near Ft. Knox.
How can we better engage our minority students? This was one of the many critical questions posed at a seminar hosted by the Minority Teacher Recruitment Project (MTRP) in March.
April 19: CEHD Expands Programming to Panama
University of Louisville's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) announced plans to begin offering an executive-format master’s degree in Human Resources and Organization Development in the Republic of Panama in August 2012.
April 13: PETERS RECEIVES $580,000 NSF GRANT
Sue Peters, assistant professor with the College of Education and Human Development's Department of Middle and Secondary Education, has been awarded $587,254.00 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) ...
Kate Niehaus, PhD grad in ECPY, has been selected by the College of Education and Human Development Honors and Scholarship Committee as the Outstanding Graduate for the May 2012 Commencement.
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium is celebrating National Astronomy Day by featuring in the dome a live webcast of the 'Transit of Venus.' This is a once in a lifetime opportunity--the next time Venus will cross the face of the sun will be sometime in 2117.
At a May 25 press conference, the University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) and Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium unveiled the Owsley Brown II Portable Planetarium.
The annual Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (KACTE) conference was held in April at the Kentucky State University's Center for Sustainability of Farms and Families. The two-day conference focused on topics that will profoundly impact the future of teacher education in Kentucky...
Dr. Brad Shuck, assistant professor with the CEHD's Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Reosource Education, was invited to return to the University of Kent to present at a seminar for England's leading scholars and practitioners in the area of human resource and organization development.
Erica Holloman was in the College Student Personnel doctoral program in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology (ECPY), completing her dissertation when she lost her fight with Cancer, June 2011.
May 1: Sandhu Honored as ACA Fellow
Daya Singh Sandu, professor and former Chair of the CEHD's Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, was recently selected by the American Counseling Association (ACA) as an ACA Fellow.
June 25: LWP Receives $20,000 Grant
The Louisville Writing Project (LWP) has been awarded $20,000 in federal funding for the 2012-2013 grant “Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) - Evaluating the Impact of Professional Development to Meet Challenging Writing Standards in High-Need Elementary Schools.”
Can a group of 28 Kentucky teenagers make positive and lasting change in their communities when it comes to tackling big issues such as teen suicide, pregnancy, obesity and bullying?
The Summer Boost Program is designed to "boost" K-8 students' reading during the summer break--a time when at-risk students can loose up to three months of academic reading progress.
WFPL radio conducted a series of interviews about the capstone project completed by three CEHD students who recently received a doctoral degree...
The CEHD will now offer an approved course sequence that will provide students the opportunity to sit for the national boards in behavior analysis certification.
July 6: Sandhu Selected as ICACA Chair
Daya Sandhu, professor and former department Chair of the CEHD's Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, has been selected to serve as Chair of the International Committee of the American Counseling Association (ICACA),
James R. Stone III, professor with the College of Education and Human Development and director of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE), has recently been invited to participate in national-level expert panels on a range of important educational policy issues...
Dr. Christine Sherretz, Assistant Professor with the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, has announced that a local foundation will give $50,000 to the 2013 Summer Boost program which will be held at J.B. Atkinson Academy and Westport Middle School.
Dr. Mary Hums, professor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at the College of Education and Human Development, is nationally know for her research and teaching on the Paralympic Games.
September 28: University Faculty Favorites are Announced
Each year, the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning asks UofL students to nominate faculty, staff, and graduate teaching assistants who make a significant difference in their learning and intellectual growth. Many of our CEHD faculty made the list...
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams recently broadcast a story about Common Core Standards in Education. Our very own Signature Partnership School, JB Atkinson Academy of Excellence...
September 17: Hirschy Selected for Fellows Program
Amy Hirschy, assistant professor with the CEHD's Department of Education, and Counseling Psychology, has been chosen to participate in the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) and the Lumina Foundation Academic Fellows Program.
September 14: Evans-Andris Attends OIA Meeting
In early September, Melissa Evans-Andris, Associate Dean of Research for the College of Education and Human Development, represented the CEHD at the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Organization of Institutional Affiliates (OIA) annual fall policy meeting, which was held in Washington, D.C.
September 11: New Programs Approved at the CEHD
The CEHD is offering new endorsement programs for certified teachers. Learn more...
September 11: CEHD and Law School Prepare Students for SPI
CEHD and Law School are partnering to prepare law school students for work with the Signature Partnership Initiative.
September 11: Cuyjet to Serve on Editorial Board
Michael Cuyjet, Interim Chair and professor with the department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, has been invited...
October 30: KATC Hosting Workshops for Parents and Educators
The Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC) at UofL is offering workshops for families and professionals to help them created a supportive and positive environment for those with autism.
October 25: CEHD Grad Named KY Teacher of the Year
Allison Hunt, a graduate of the College of Education and Human Development’s (CEHD) Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program and a teacher at Manual High School, was named the 2013 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year.
October 16: LWP Receives $50,000 Grant
Jean Wolph, director of The Louisville Writing Project (LWP) at the CEHD, has reported that the National Writing Project has approved $50,000 in funding for the Kentucky network's proposal "Literacy and the Common Core."
The UofL Office of Community Engagement honored faculty, staff and students at the 4th annual Community Engagement Awards in October.
October 12: SPED Faculty Receive $3 Million
Drs. Terry Scott, Amy Lingo and Ginevra Courtade, all faculty members with the CEHD’s Department of Special Education, have been awarded $3.1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
WFPL News (89.3 FM) recently featured JB Atkinson Academy for Teaching and Learning and its partnership with UofL's faculty and student teachers.
October 1: Hirschy Selected for Fellows Program
Amy Hirschy, assistant professor with the CEHD's Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, has been chosen to participate in the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) and the Lumina Foundation Academic Fellows Program.
Upon recommendation from the Kentucky Department of Education personnel, CEHD faculty members with the Department of Middle and Secondary Education, Shelley Thomas, assistant professor, and Tom Tretter, associate professor and director of the planetarium, served as panel members on separate task forces (US History and Biology), that was organized and managed by the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE).
November 29: Finland Schools Serve as Model for Rest of World
The 2013 Winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Education is Pasi Sahlberg, the director of Finland's Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation and author of, "Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?" Reform-minded educators eager to learn about Finland's highly successful school system often are shocked to find that elementary-level students have four-hour days, do little homework, rarely take tests, and don't start school until age seven.
November 21: SPAD Pilots Student Philanthropy Program
Gary Bernstein, SPAD instructor with the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, had students in his SPAD 525 Event Management class participate in a pilot Student Philanthropy Program.
November 14: SPAD Receives COSMA Accreditation
The CEHD's Sports Administration Program (SPAD) has officially been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accrediation (COSMA).
November 14: J. Gross Featured In DePauw Publication
Jacob Gross, assistant professor with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education at the CEHD, asks the question, "Just how bad has the student loan burden become?" in a recent Op-Ed featured on DePauw University's news site.
November 9: 2013 Nystrand-Offutt Scholar Announced
Dr. Jill Adelson, assistant professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling and College Student Personnel, has been selected as the 2013 Nystrand-Offutt Scholar.
November 8: CSP Program Preview Weekend 2012
The College Student Personnel Program (CSP) at the University of Louisville's College of Education and Human Development will host its annual Preview Weekend, December 7 - 8, 2012.
December 15: Winter 2012 Newsletter
December 10: New Faculty at the CEHD
Meet our new faculty! They come to us from all over the country and bring with them new research and experience in teaching and scholarship that will greatly benefit our students, the University and community. Find out what some of our former faculty members are doing nowadays.
December 10: CEHD Department News
The CEHD has new programs to offer, and several departments have received continuing accreditation for specific degree programs. Find out what's new at the CEHD!
December 10: CEHD Alumni News
The 2013 Grawemeyer Award Winner in Education is a leader in one of the world's most successful education systems, the 2012 Alumni Fellow in Education is an aerospace physiologist, and a CEHD graduate is named teacher of the year. Read more about our Grawemeyer winner and outstanding CEHD alumni...
December 7: CEHD Grants and Philanthropy
January 28: Meet CEHD Faculty Favorite Ann Herd
Ann Herd, assistant professor with the CEHD's Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Human Resource Education, is the student's choice for a 2011-2012 Faculty Favorite Award.
January 24: CEHD Staff Honored for Years of Service
CEHD staff who were included among all University employees honored for years of service in fall of 2012, were also invited to lunch with the Dean in January.
January 18: Word Nerds is Coming Soon
College of Education and Human Development graduates Leslie Montgomery and Margot Smith along with Dr. Brenda Overturf, a retired CEHD faculty member, are authors of the book, Word Nerds.
January 17: ELC Receives Funding for Occupational Therapists
The Early Learning Campus (ELC) will now have two Occupational Therapists (OTs) who will be on site 12 hours each week for the next year. Funding in the amount of $48,000 was donated by the Lift a Life Foundation to support these positions.
January 17: Study on Fan-Family Conflict Released
Results of a study conducted by a CEHD faculty member and a Phd graduate of the CEHD, on fan-family conflict was recently featured in Psychology Today. Avid sports fans and their family members should take note...
January 11: UofL Launches Program in Panama
Graduate students in Panama are now able to earn a master's degree from UofL's College of Education and Human Development without leaving their home country.
January 9: CEHD Grad Selected as Outstanding Educator
Fred Whittaker, a 2011 graduate of the College of Education and Human Development Alternative Certification program in science education, has been selected by the Catholic Education Foundation as the 2013 Outstanding Catholic Educator.
February 28: NRCCTE Hosts PowerUp! Event
Over 50 secondary and postsecondary educators and administrators from 10 states, including a contingent from Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), joined the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) at UofL for the first professional development (PD) event titled, PowerUp!
February 27: Free Talk will discuss Mission of Mars Rover
In a free, public lecture at Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium on March 8, at 7 p.m., University of Louisville Associate Professor Thomas Tretter will explain how the rover is helping NASA's scientists answer the question, "did life once exist on Mars?"
February 22: Provost's Advising Awards Announced
The winners of the 2012-2013 Provost’s Awards for Exemplary Advising were recently announced, and will be honored with the nominees at an upcoming reception.
February 8: CEHD Grads Receive NBPTS Certification
Sarah Cunningham, a graduate of the CEHD’s MAT program and daughter of Nancy Cunningham, a professor with ECPY, was listed among 38 JCPS teachers...
March 29: Annual SPAD Speaker Summit
The Sports Administration program (SPAD) in the CEHD's Department of Health and Sport Sciences, is hosting its annual SPAD Speaker Summit at the University Club, Friday, April 19, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The University of Louisville Autism Center at Kosair Charities will kick off a statewide program on April 1 to help parents, teachers and caregivers recognize the early signs of autism and related disorders.
March 19: Sandhu Receives National Award
Dr. Daya Sandhu, professor with the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel Services, has been selected by the American Counseling Association (ACA) to receive the Samuel H. Johnson Distinguished Service Award.
March 13: NRCCTE Hosts International Scholars
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) recently hosted a visit from international scholars who wanted to learn more about programs of study (POS) at the postsecondary level.
March 13: Special Ed Conference to Offer CEUs
The University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development's Special Education Department and the Kentucky Autism Training Center will host a Special Education Conference titled, "Innovation Research to Practical Application."
The annual Red and Black Awards Banquet was held in March honoring student athletes who maintained a 3.25 for all semesters at UofL. CEHD faculty were also among those who were honored at the event.
Craig Hochbein, assistant professor with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, was invited by Devin Katayama of WFPL to serve as a panelist...
Dr. Sandhu, professor with the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Counseling, and College Student Personnel, was selected to receive the Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award...
April 26: Bergman and Rose Win Innovation Prize
Matt Bergman and Kevin Rose both with the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education are two of the three winners selected for this year’s 55,000 Degrees Innovation in Education Attainment Award.
For the first time ever, the College of Education and Human Development's Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education has a winner in each category of the Kentuckiana Metroversity Adult Learner Awards.
Mary Hums, professor with the Department of Health and Sport Science's Sports Administration program, along with representatives from the Muhammad Ali Center and Brown University, hosted the Muhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum in late March.
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) has awarded $1.5 million to fund model clinical programs for teacher preparation.
May 16: Never too Late to Graduate
Henry Bacon was one of Denny Crum's players on the first final four team, and just one class away from finishing his degree back in 1972 when he left UofL to play professional basketball.
Dean Haselton is pleased to announce that Dwayne Compton has been selected as the new director of the Minority Teacher Recruitment Project (MTRP).
May 14: Karp Named Outstanding Mentor
Karen Karp, professor with the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, was named the 2013 Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Doctoral Students. She was presented the award at the Spring Commencement Ceremony, which was held at the KFC Yum! Center.
May 14: CEHD has a Fulbright Scholar
Olivia Kaiser is a CEHD graduate of the elementary education program and 2013 Fulbright Scholar...
Education experts will present some of the latest research, ideas and techniques to help students with autism and other learning disabilities at a June 18-19 conference for educators, service providers, students and their families.
If you are worried about an Earth-asteroid collision, you might want to hear what Dr. Thomas Tretter has to say in his talk, "Asteroids: Finding Them Before They Find Us."
Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium was featured in the Sunday, June 15th edition of the Courier Journal (CJ) for its contributions to science education and the unveiling of a new digital system in the dome.
The College of Education and Human Development's Summer Boost Program, which is held June 10 - July 3, is designed to help elementary students maintain and potentially improve their literacy skills while off from school during the summer. Studies have shown that students lose ("summer dip") some of what they learned the prior school year over long summer months.