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Scott and Lingo Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

Terry ScottAmy Lingo Terry Scott, PhD, professor and director of the Center for Instructional and Behavioral Research in Schools (CIBRS), and Amy Lingo, EdD, interim dean of the College of Education and Human Development, received a $1.5 million grant from the Kentucky Department of Education to expand their student behavior training programs to all school districts in the state. The funding will be used for the Kentucky Academic and Behavior Response to Intervention (KY-ABRI) program that will develop video-training modules, conduct statewide training sessions, and offer on-site support.

In addition, Dr. Scott and Andy Frey, professor in UofL's Kent School of Social Work, were awarded a three-year, $1.4 million federal grant to study new methods to assist teachers in improving classroom engagement and positive feedback rates.
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Hums Quoted in NY Times Article

Mary Hums Mary Hums, PhD, professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, was quoted recently in the New York Times article, "Paralympians See a Big Welcome in a Small Title Change." Changing the name from the "United States Olympic Committee" to the "United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee" has been a huge game-changer for Paralympics. Link to the article...


CEHD Faculty on UofL Today Show

Denise Cumberland, Denise Cumberland, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, and UofL medical student, Will Henry, were interviewed by Mark Hebert on the UofL Today Radio Show about their work with the Parkinson's Buddy Program and her recent article, "Experiential Learning: Transforming Theory in to Practice through the Parkinson's Disease Buddy Program." Listen to the show... Dr. Cumberland

Tom Tretter, Tom Tretter, PhD, professor in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education and director of Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, was interviewed by Mark Hebert about the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Listen to the show...

John Caruso, John Caruso, PhD, professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, was interviewed by Mark Hebert on the UofL Today Radio Show about his work with NASA. He is doing research on the type of diet plans that are best for astronauts who are on long missions in space. Listen to the show...


Terson de Paleville Publishes Article

Daniela Terson de Paleville Daniela Terson de Paleville, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences, published, "Physiology Understanding (PhUn) Week in a public Spanish-immersion elementary school in Kentucky," in Advances in Physiology Education. The article discusses the outreach program that Dr. Terson de Paleville developed to promote elementary school students' understanding of human physiology and exercise science.


Adams Serves as Panelist at SREB Meeting

Jodi Adams Jodi Adams, director of the Career and Technical Education New Teacher Institute and lecturer in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development (ELEOD), was asked to participate on a panel discussion at the Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB) 2019 Annual Meeting and 68th Legislative Work Conference that was held in Richmond, VA. Legislators and educators from across the southeastern U.S. attended the conference. Adams, a doctoral student in ELEOD, is also working with the Kentucky Department of Education on the New Teacher Institute that provides a smoother route to alternative certification for career and technical education teachers. Link to the article...


ELEOD Programs Receive High Rankings

The M.A. in Higher Education Administration program in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development (ELEOD), is ranked #22 in the nation by BestColleges.com. The program is also ranked #2 by the Best Online Master's Program in Higher Education by OnlineMasters.com. Among the special categories, the program is ranked as Best for Vets.


Leach Appointed to IAAP Committee

Mark Leach Mark Leach, PhD, professor and chair in the Department of Counseling and Human Development, was appointed as a member of the International Association of Applied Psychology's (IAAP) Ethics Committee.


Ingle Interviewed by Education Week Market Brief

Kyle Ingle Kyle Ingle, PhD, associate professor and assistant department chair in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, was interviewed for the article, "How Vendors Can Capitalize on School District Bonds," that was featured in Education Week Market Brief. Link to the article...


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.
  • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    University of Louisville Homecoming

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

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Faculty and Staff News

CEHD Staff Recognized for Years of Service

The following CEHD staff will be recognized for their years of service to the University during a ceremony in October: Barbara Bishop, 25 yrs, Unit Business Manager Intermediate - Teaching and Learning; Kawania Brim, 10 yrs, Early Childhood Teacher - Early Learning Campus; Denise Dadisman, 10 yrs, Administrative Associate - Nystrand Center of Excellence in Education; Lynn Ernst, 20 yrs, Unit Business Manager - Graduate Student Services; Julie Thum, 10 yrs, Director of Undergraduate Academic Student Services - Undergraduate and Adult Student Services; Shavon Wagner, 10 yrs, Unit Business Manager Intermediate - Dean's Office; Alex McWilliams, 10 yrs, Assistant Director of Technology - Education Resource and Technology Center; Kimberly Whitehead, 10 yrs, Administrative Assistant - Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; Wanda Wolcott, 15 yrs, Administrative Specialist - Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education.


Welcome New Faculty

CEHD is proud to welcome the following new faculty to the college:
Sharon Kerrick, PhD - Department Chair - Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development; Doug Craddock, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor - Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development; Andrew McCart, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor - Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development; David Rouffet, PhD - Associate Professor - Health and Sport Sciences; Brigitte Burpo, PhD - Instructor - Health and Sport Sciences; Seth Eckler, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor - Health and Sport Sciences; Ben Skutnik, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor - Health and Sport Sciences; Samantha Morris, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor - Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education; Samantha Walte, PhD - Assistant Professor - Special Education, Early Childhood and Prevention Science; Meg Gravil, PhD - Clinical Assistant Professor - Special Education, Early Childhood and Prevention Science.

Student News

Alexander Publishes Article

Olivia Alexander, a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program published with co-author, Sheron Mark, PhD, CEHD Assistant Professor in the Department of Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education, "A critical race case study exploration of two Black male student-athletes' STEM career development," in the Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education.


Leach to Present at AEA

Stephen Leach, a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology, Measurement, and Evaluation program, published a paper with coauthors, Jason Immekus, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, Deborah Potter, UofL Sociology Department, and Kate Snyder, Hanover College, titled, "A biological metatheory approach to evaluability assessment." The paper will be presented at the annual American Evaluation Association Conference that will be held in November. Leach also received full funding to attend the conference and pre-conferences.


CEHD Students Present at KEEP

CEHD students

CEHD undergraduate students who participate in the Transforming Learning Communities project, a transdisciplinary social justice research project, presented, "Teacher Candidates' Perspectives on Trauma-Informed Teaching," at the Kentucky Excellence in Educator Preparation Summit, which was held in Lexington.
From left to right: Lydia McKinley, Shelley Thomas, PhD, Sedekia Peter, Elmedina Brkic, and Kaleb Clemmons.
Clemmons also presented an overview of the Transforming Learning Communities team and their progress at the annual Celebration of Social Justice Research, which was held at Brandeis School of Law.

Alumni News

CEHD Grad Named Among Business First 40 Under 40

Terra Greenwell, EdD, was named among the 2019 Business First 40 Under 40 awardees. Dr. Greenwell is the principal of Ramsey Middle School and completed her doctoral degree in educational administration and leadership in fall 2018. Link to the article and photo gallery...

Norton Named Chief Executive

Brent Norton was named chief executive at Ellis and Badenhausen Orthopedics PSC. Norton received a bachelor's degree in health and human performance with a track in exercise science and a master's degree in education from the CEHD.


Clemmons Receives NCS4 Award

Michael Clemmons

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) recently presented Michael Clemons with the Emerging Industry Leader Award. The award recognizes young professionals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in addressing safety and security issues, setting an example for others to follow. Clemons is a graduate of the Master of Science in Sport Administration program and works for the Louisville Sports Commission as the Race Director.


UofL and CEHD Surprise Veteran with Degree

Larry McKillip

Larry McKillip was honored by the University and CEHD earlier this month during a surprise ceremony held in front of Grawemeyer Hall. President Bendapudi and Provost Beth Boehm presented him with an Adopted Alumnus certificate and Meg Hancock, special assistant to the CEHD Dean, presented him with an Associate's degree in Recreational Education. He served two years in Vietnam and later enrolled at UofL. He had to leave college to take care of his family and was unable to complete his education. Link to the full story...