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Alumna Starts New Teaching Job but Leaves Behind Something Amazing in Arkansas

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Maddie Stinson graduated from the U of A in May but left behind a program for the entire state that provides opportunities for Arkansas girls and women who have disabilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Alumni Diversity & Inclusion Education Special Education Program

Partnership With NWACC Expected to Attract More Students to Teaching Field

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Students interested in pursuing teacher preparation programs are now able to transfer their credits from NorthWest Arkansas Community College to finish their degree at the University of Arkansas.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Education Elementary Education Program Special Education Program

Webinar Series to Give Caregivers Tips for Teaching Children With Disabilities During Pandemic

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Professor Peggy Schaefer-Whitby has teamed up with the state's Center for Exceptional Families to support caregivers who are educating children with disabilities at home. A webinar series begins Thursday.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach & Volunteering Special Education Program

Special Education Professor's Book Offers Advice on Sexuality Education for Children with Autism

Friday, February 21, 2020

Peggy Schaefer Whitby, a professor of special education, has fielded calls for years about how to teach sexuality education to children with autism. Now she has a book to help them.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Special Education Program

COEHP Professor Co-Authors Book to Help Educators and Parents Navigate Special Ed Law

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Kevin Brady, an associate professor of educational leadership, has a newly released book helping educators, parents and others who work closely with children and youth with disabilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Law & Justice Research & Innovation Educational Leadership Program Special Education Program

Doctoral Student Julie Workman Wins Research-in-Progress Award at MSERA Conference

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Workman's dissertation examines the disproportionate rate of student disciplinary actions against African American students compared to white students in rural schools in Southeast Arkansas.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Awards Education Research & Innovation Department of Curriculum and Instruction Special Education Program

Special Education Professor Peggy Schaefer Whitby Elected Vice President of DADD

Friday, October 11, 2019

Peggy Schaefer Whitby was recently elected vice president of the Council of Exceptional Children Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Special Education Program

U of A and University of Oklahoma Teaming up to Establish Razorback-Sooner Scholars Program

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The U of A and OU have partnered to help meet the need for more teachers who know how to use evidence-based practices to improve the adult outcomes of students with disabilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction Special Education Program

Special Education Professionals Soak up Knowledge at DADD Conference on the U of A Campus

Monday, August 05, 2019

Special education teachers, behavior experts and other professionals who work with those who have autism and other developmental disabilities, gathered at the U of A for a day-long conference.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Special Education Program

New Program to Train Professionals for 'Transition Services' for Young Adults with Disabilities

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A free national webinar on transition services will be offered at 2 p.m. central, Thursday, Feb. 21.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Training & Workshops Special Education Program
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