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. Read More »
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. Read More »
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. Read More »
"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." Read More »
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. Read More »
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! Read More »
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. Read More »