Faculty News

2017

Gregory Cizek appointed to National Assessment Governing Board

Cizek, Professor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation, has been appointed to a national board that helps set policies that guide the use of data to evaluate school performance.

Four join School of Education faculty

Four new faculty members have joined the School of Education: Lisa Dawley, Helyne Frederick, Marisa Marraccini and Chris Scott.

Carrillo, Hughes receive promotions

“Both Dr. Carrillo and Dr. Hughes are highly respected in their fields and their contributions to the research, teaching, and service mission of the School of Education and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are deeply valued,” said Dean Fouad Abd-El-Khalick in announcing the promotions.

Lynne Vernon-Feagans intervention listed by ‘What Works Clearinghouse’

The Targeted Reading Intervention, an intervention led by faculty member Lynne Vernon-Feagans designed to help struggling readers, has been listed by the What Works Clearinghouse.

Grumet, Vernon-Feagans, Odom retire from School of Education

Three members of the School of Education faculty are retiring after years of dedication to the School and to the field of education.

Lora Cohen-Vogel featured in PBS documentary

Lora Cohen-Vogel is featured in a PBS documentary that explores the use of improvement science for closing the achievement gap in the Detroit Public Schools.

Robert Martinez team wins Felix Harvey Award

A team that includes School of Education faculty member Robert Martinez has won a UNC-Chapel Hill Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities. Funding with the award will be used to create resources to help teachers, other school personnel and social workers meet the needs of foster children.

Eileen Parsons named to National Academies of Sciences expert committee

Faculty member Eileen Parsons has been appointed to serve on an expert committee for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to make recommendations regarding the teaching and learning of science.

Howard Maniloff, former associate professor at Carolina’s School of Education, dies at 73

Maniloff had a long career as a teacher, principal and superintendent before going to work at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, where he served as associate state superintendent.