March 2016 - News update from University of Delaware's
College of Education and Human Development

University of Delaware  climbs to 35!

The College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) education program has been recognized as a
2017 Best Graduate School by U.S. News & World Report,
moving up to #35 in the rankings and reaching 
#25 among public universities.

Our college  has obtained $24 million in external funding for research, a steady increase over the past 4 years. A growing number of these grants are received from national funding sources including IES, NSF, and the U.S. Department of Education.  Read more

These grants are helping us to: 
  • identify innovative strategies to improve literacy & math instruction
  • increase school readiness through enhanced childcare 
  • expand healthy food selection for low income populations
  • guide leaders to create more inclusive programs for people with disabilities. 
Our faculty are renowned leaders in their field. In 2015, seven of our colleagues received  recognition for their achievements.  Read more
  • Roberta Golinkoff: APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award
  • Steven Amendum: LRA Early Career Achievement Award
  • Bahira Trask: National Council for Family Relations Fellow
  • Nancy Weiss: Dybwad Humanitarian Award
  • Steven Eidelman: AAIDD Leadership Award
  • Martha Buell, Rena Hallam: Salzburg Fellows
Our students  have been applying their knowledge, helping to solve the challenges faced by children, families and the community.  Read more
  • Alison Hooper was awarded a national dissertation grant to help home-care providers serving underprivileged children improve their quality of care.
  • Marisa Kofke received a grant for UD's Center for the Study of Diversity to study the effect curriculum and teaching methods have on UD students within the disabilities studies minor. 
  • Christy Mannering was named one of Delaware's Top 10 Movers and Shakers for her work with 3B Brae's Brown Bags--a charity created by her 5th grader to feed the hungry--and her support of raising awareness about domestic abuse and sexual assault.
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