Alumninations                    November 2015
College of Education and Human Development Alumni Newsletter
Alumni Spotlight
Emmanuel Caulk, '96 '02
CEHD alumnus leading Kentucky's Fayette County school district

Two-time UD alumnus Manny Caulk has set an impressive number of firsts. In August, he added another one, becoming Fayette County's first African American superintendent. 
Jeffrey D. Menzer '91, '97 '07
EDD graduate applies research to reduce high school dropout rate. 

While serving as principal for William Penn High School, Menzer translated his doctoral work into practical application, helping to reduce its senior dropout rate from 12% to 3%. 
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College News
Families  spotlighted at United Nations Meeting

To help strengthen the role of women and families in the UN's 2030 Sustainability Goals, HDFS Chair Bahira Trask presented at the Social Policy & Development expert group meeting. 
Conversation Crucial
for Children 

H. Rodney Sharp Professor Roberta Golinkoff says it is time to put the technology down and talk to our children. "We owe our children a world of rich conversations."

Study to Reduce Stress in Children

HDFS faculty received a $2 million, five-year grant, "Promoting First Relationships," to reduce childhood stress by improving parent-child interactions.

CEHD offers lifelong learning opportunities
  • Nov. 13: Graduate Programs Open House 
    Are you considering a graduate degree in education or human services? Join us from 1:00-3:00 pm in 109 Willard Hall to learn more about our masters and doctoral programs. 
  • Learn to be a Teacher Leader Online
    PK-12 teachers can earn a master's degree in Teacher leadership through our convenient, informative, effective online program. Apply today and you can complete your degree in two years. 
  • Bringing Coding Into Your Classroom,
    A team of UD researchers (Partner4CS) has developed a professional development institute for middle and high school teachers to help them integrate computational thinking into the classroom.
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