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ELC Gets High Marks for Child Care

Early Learning Campus The Early Learning Campus (ELC) received exceptionally high scores from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), to earn re-accreditation. This is a rigorous and prestigious accreditation for child development centers that demonstrates excellence in teaching, relationship-building, curriculum, health, and other areas.
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Exercise Physiology Ranked #1

Exercise Physiology The Department of Health and Sport Sciences' Master of Science in Exercise Physiology program is now ranked #1 by Sports Management Degree Guide. Meg Hancock, PhD, interim associate dean academic affairs and student success, stated that the department has made a concerted effort to hire world-class faculty, invest in state-of-the-art lab equipment, and build relationships across campus and in the community to create a student experience that prepares them to be future leaders in the field of human performance.


UofL Faculty Favorites Announced

Nearly 50 CEHD faculty were nominated by their students as 2018-19 UofL Faculty Favorites. Nominees will be honored at the Delphi Center's Celebration of Teaching and Learning event, which will be held on Shelby Campus.
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Chisholm Co-Edits Journal

Chisholm, Foster, CEHD students James Chisholm, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education (MISE), co-edited with Jennifer Alford, Queensland University of Technology, a special issue of "English Teaching: Practice & Critique" on teacher agency. Included in this special issue is a scoping review of the literature on this topic co-authored by Dr. Chisholm, Alford, Leach Halliday, a doctoral student in the curriculum and instruction program, and Fannie Cox, UofL Libraries. Read more...
In addition, Dr. Chisholm introduced with Michele Foster, PhD, CEHD professor, and Leah Halliday and Jonathan Baize, doctoral students in the curriculum and instruction program, the Heuristic for Thinking about Culturally Responsive Teaching (HiTCRiT) at the first inaugural meeting of the Tennessee chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME).


Lingo Invited to Serve on KDE Committee

Amy Lingo Amy Lingo, EdD, Interim Dean for the CEHD and professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Prevention Science, was invited to serve on the Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE) Standard Setting Committee that will help determine Kentucky's new 5-star accountability system. The accountability system is designed to focus attention on the need to close achievement gaps in schools. Committee members are education stakeholders and policymakers from across the state.


CEHD Partners with Teach Kentucky to Bring Teachers to High-Need Schools

CEHD and Teach Kentucky have worked together these past several years to bring teachers to areas that need them the most. Students who have completed a degree at other institutions enroll in the College's alternative certification program, so they can obtain teacher certification. They teach while they go to school, applying theory to practice in K-12 classrooms. Learn more about this partnership...


Scott Interviewed on UofL Today Show

Terry Scott Terry Scott, PhD, was interviewed by Mark Hebert on UofL Today about his research which showed that teachers and the level of engagement in the classroom are key to better student behavior and academic performance. Listen to the show...




Buckley Publishes Book Chapter

Jessica Buckley, Jessica Buckley, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development (ELEOD) and co-authors, published a book chapter, "It's (not) in the Syllabus!" Self-authorship and Transitions for Military-Connected Students," in the book, "Case Studies for Student Development Theory: Advancing Social Justice and Inclusion in Higher Education." Co-authors on the chapter are Meghan Pifer, PhD, associate professor, Heather Turner, doctoral student in the education, leadership and organizational development program, and Ralph Allen Cook, Jr., a graduate of the bachelor's degree program in organizational leadership and learning.


Leach Conducts Ethics Workshop

Mark Leach, Mark Leach, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Development, was invited to give a full day of Continuing Education (CE) workshop on ethics for the Utah Psychological Association. The topics are related to social, emotional, and cognitive factors that influence ethical decision-making, as well as contextual shifts occurring within the development of the next American Psychological Association (APA) code of ethics.


OLL Program Receives Award and a New Partnership

The Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) selected the CEHD's Organizational Leadership and Learning (OLL) program for the Distinguished Program (Credit) Award. The OLL program was chosen for its work with ACHE's initiative, Adult Pathways Leading to University Success (A-PLUS) Experience. The award is presented to one national credit-based program that has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of continuing higher education and is judged on the originality, innovation, measurable success, and positive response from the student population served.
UofL and it's B.S. in Organizational Leadership and Learning degree were recently approved by the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) as a partner institution and program in the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC). AU-BAC is available to members of the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and the Air National Guard who are currently serving.


Adams Receives KBEA Award

Jodi Adams Jodi Adams, director of the Career and Technical Education New Teacher Institute in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development, was presented the Kentucky Business Education Association's (KBEA) Outstanding Service Award for her service and leadership to KBEA over five-years. Recipients of the award actively serve on KBEA committees and work to develop strong partnerships and relationships with external groups.


Ingle Appointed Co-Chair of CPED

Kyle Ingle Kyle Ingle, PhD, assistant chair and associate professor, was recently appointed as co-chair of the 2020 Program of the Year Award Committee for the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED). The Program of the Year Award is given annually to one or more institutions whose CPED-influenced programs demonstrate they are distinctive, innovative, and useful for other CPED members.


Student News

HSS Game Day and NatWest Island Games

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Faculty, staffs and students in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences (HSS) hosted for new and returning students Tie-Dye Game Day during UofL's Welcome Week. Over 350 students participated in making tie-dye t-shirts, competing in games such as cornhole, and enjoying free Insomnia Cookies.
Several HSS students recently traveled to Gibraltar where they volunteered at the NatWest Island Games. Gin Presley, instructor, Evan Frederick, PhD, associate professor, and Jessica Murfree, student leader, accompanied the group of students to Gibraltar where they also visited sites such as Europa Point, the Great Siege Tunnels, and Tarifa, Spain.


Marshall Publishes Article

Ashley Ann Marshall, a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program, and Patrick Possel, Dr. rer. soc., professor, in the Department of Counseling and Human Development, published, "The Impact of Cognitive Styles and Depressive Symptoms on the Relation Between Perceived Everyday Discrimination and Blood Pressure in Adolescents," in Translational Issues of Psychological Science.


SPED Students Present at KABA Conference

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Several graduate students who are enrolled in the Department of Education's (SPED) master's degree program in special education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Applied Behavior Analysis presented posters at the 2019 Kentucky Association for Behavior Analysis annual conference. Presenting with some of the students were Erick Dubuque, PhD, assistant professor in SPED, and Molly Dubuque, UofL Autism Center. See a complete list of presenters

Alumni News

Porter Named Louisvillian of the Year

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) named Diane Porter as the 2019 Louisvillian of the Year. Porter is chair of the Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education and a graduate of the CEHD's master of education program. She was selected by a panel of past honorees for her impact on youth as a leader and long-time educator. Read more about her award...


Adell Named Principal of the Year

Nicol Adell, a doctoral student in the Educational Administration and Leadership program, was named the Jefferson County Public Schools Principal of the Year. Adell is principal of Newburg Middle School.


Several CEHD Alumni Receive Promotions in K-12 Schools

Kara Ammerman, EdD, was named the new principal of Crosby Middle School. Dr. Ammerman recently served as the Student Relations Assistant Director at Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) and as principal of the district's Backpack League summer program.


Beth Carpenter, a student in the statewide EdD cohort, was named Director of Student Services for Jessamine County Schools. She previously was the principal of Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School.


James McMillin, a student in the statewide EdD cohort, was named the new Chief of High Schools for Fayette County. Previously, he was the principal at Bryan Station High School.


Steve Miracle, a student in the statewide EdD cohort, was named principal of Bullitt Central High School.


Ryan Rodosky, a doctoral student in the Educational Administration and Leadership program, was named the new principal of Goshen Elementary School in Oldham County. He previously was the principal of Olmsted Academy North in JCPS.

CEHD Faculty Podcasts

Many CEHD faculty have been guests on Mark Hebert's UofL Today Radio Show where they were interviewed about their latest research. See a list of all podcasts...

CEHD Insider

To view past issues of the CEHD Insider, visit the Insider Archives.

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    CEHD Alumni Homecoming Event
    5:30 - 7:30 p.m., SACW, rooms 116 and 117
    Alumni and friends of the college are invited to attend. Please RSVP to daniel.cradic@louisville.edu
  • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    University of Louisville Homecoming