UCAPP alumnus, Jamahl Hines was named assistant principal of the year by the Connecticut Association according to we-ha.com.
UCAPP 2021 alumna, Jharley Jones joins Jose Palacio, an attorney who specializes in immigration law with the R-K Law Group in Manchester on Eye Witness News
Current UCAPP student, Nikki Kupec was named Martin Elementary and District’s Teacher of the Year 2021, Manchester School District.
LEARN, the Regional Educational Service Center for southeastern Connecticut, has hired UCAPP alumna Tricia Lee as Principal of The Friendship School in Waterford. Presently, Lee serves as Assistant Principal at The Friendship School. Read the full story…
Seventh annual Change Project Day features the work of 2021 UCAPP grads in Neag School of Education article.
Watch the virtual 2021 UConn Commencement ceremony, featuring remarks from four-time Neag School alumnus and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.
The Neag School of Education highlights EDLR alum, Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP as “President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to be the country’s top education official. If confirmed by the Senate, this would mark the first time a University of Connecticut alum has held a Cabinet-level position in the White House.”
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This is a series of articles profiling the University of Connecticut’s efforts to strengthen its principal training program. The university is one of seven institutions participating in The Wallace Foundation's University Principal Preparation Initiative (UPPI), which seeks to help improve training of future principals so they are better prepared to ensure quality instruction and schools.
The University of Connecticut's Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP) is committed to developing and preparing transformational school leaders with the competence and disposition to effect school policies and practices that realize equitable achievement, participation, service, and support outcomes for every student.
Changing Principal Preparation to Help Meet School Needs
A University of Connecticut director describes his program’s attempts to improve principal training and equip new administrators to lead today’s schools. More...
Taking Principal Training to the Real World
The University of Connecticut strengthens supports to help aspiring principals navigate new roles. More...
It Takes a Village to Train an Effective Principal
Close partnerships with school districts and the state help the University of Connecticut strengthen principal training. More...
Weaving Equity into the Fabric of Principal Training
In its redesigned principal prep program, UConn is working to prepare leaders who will help ensure equity in education. More...
A Road to More Effective Principals Begins in One University’s Classrooms
A University of Connecticut professor describes how one principal preparation program is redesigning its curriculum to begin improving principal training. More...
Embracing the Unknown in New Approaches to Principal Preparation
University of Connecticut faculty members reflect on adaptations they made to strengthen their principal preparation program. More...
Learning to Navigate the Uncertainties of School Leadership
Four aspiring principals at the University of Connecticut get a glimpse of the work that lies ahead. More...