The UA Little Rock College of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education (CHASSE) has announced Neveen Shafeek Amin, Edma Delgado-Solórzano, Heidi Skurat Harris, Daryl Tate, and Kiel Thorlton as the 2024 Faculty Excellence winners for the college.

CHASSE Announces 2024 College-Level Faculty Excellence Winners

The UA Little Rock College of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education (CHASSE) has announced Neveen Shafeek Amin, Edma Delgado-Solórzano, Heidi Skurat Harris, Daryl Tate, and Kiel Thorlton as the 2024 Faculty Excellence winners for the college. Continue reading “CHASSE Announces 2024 College-Level Faculty Excellence Winners”

UA Little Rock education students participating in a new teacher residency program partnership between UA Little Rock and Jacksonville North Pulaski School District sign pledges. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock and Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Partner on Innovative New Teacher Residency Program

In a groundbreaking collaboration that promises to redefine the landscape of teacher education, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District have joined forces to introduce an innovative new teacher residency program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock and Jacksonville North Pulaski School District Partner on Innovative New Teacher Residency Program”

Education majors Dally Thompson, left, Hudson Trusty, and Lakendra Fisher attend classes at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain

UA Little Rock Recognized for Preparing Future Teachers in the Science of Reading

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) for its excellent preparation of future teachers in how to teach reading. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Recognized for Preparing Future Teachers in the Science of Reading”

Education majors Dally Thompson, left, Hudson Trusty, and Lakendra Fisher attend classes at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain

Windgate Foundation Supports Teacher Education with $3.5 Million Grant

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $3.5 million grant from the Windgate Foundation to endow the directorship of its School of Education. This gift will support the transformation of teacher education at UA Little Rock in its quest to become a premier provider of teachers in the state. Continue reading “Windgate Foundation Supports Teacher Education with $3.5 Million Grant”

Melissa Hardeman, a senior instructor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, works with math students in the classroom. Photo by Ben Krain.

Forward Arkansas Awards UA Little Rock Phase II Grant to Improve Recruitment and Training for K-12 Teachers

Forward Arkansas has named the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as one of two phase II grant recipients who will work with expert national partners in a multi-year collaborative program to recruit, train, and retain K-12 teachers in Arkansas. Continue reading “Forward Arkansas Awards UA Little Rock Phase II Grant to Improve Recruitment and Training for K-12 Teachers”

UA Little Rock professors, from left, Mark Baille, Ronia Kattoum, Michael Moore, David Montague and Lundon Pinneo received a large grant from the National Science Foundation to work to improve undergraduate education in the Donaghey College of STEM.

Largest NSF Grant Awarded to UA Little Rock Will Support Ongoing Undergraduate STEM Education Efforts

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a nearly $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance teaching and learning and to promote student success in undergraduate STEM education. This is the largest grant UA Little Rock has ever received from the National Science Foundation.  Continue reading “Largest NSF Grant Awarded to UA Little Rock Will Support Ongoing Undergraduate STEM Education Efforts”

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UA Little Rock Doctoral Student Selected as Early Literacy Fellow in Missouri

A UA Little Rock doctoral student has been selected as part of an inaugural cohort of educators who will work to improve literacy education and instruction in Missouri. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Doctoral Student Selected as Early Literacy Fellow in Missouri”

Photo of Ayonna Preston by Ben Krain.

Preston Awarded Second Place in National Educators Rising Moment Competition

Ayonna Preston, a senior elementary education major from Little Rock, has been recognized for her inspirational speech about the importance of pursuing a career in education. Continue reading “Preston Awarded Second Place in National Educators Rising Moment Competition”