CEHD News - June


Sun Receives UofL Trustees Award

Jeff Sun Jeffrey Sun, PhD, chair and professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious UofL Trustees Award. He was recognized for his outstanding contributions to student life. Read more about Dr. Sun...

Scott Interviewed about Classroom Engagement Research

Terry Scott Terry Scott, PhD, professor and director of the Center for Instructional and Behavioral Research in Schools (CIBRS), was interviewed by Louisville Insider about his research regarding classroom engagement and its impact on referrals and suspensions. Link to the article... In addition, Dr. Scott was featured in a WFPL article about teachers sharing positive feedback and messages with students' parents. His research indicates that maintaining positive feedback with students increases the probability of more success. Link to the article...

Rose Featured on OSU Research Podcast

Kevin Rose Kevin Rose, EdD, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, was interviewed on Oregon State University's Research in Action Podcast. The topic of discussion was Dr. Rose's research on understanding and improving the lives of people at work, with an emphasis on constructs such as leadership and engagement. Listen to the podcast...

Bergman Keynote at USHE

Matt Bergman Matt Bergman, PhD, assistant professor and program director in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, was the invited keynote speaker and panelist at the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) Access and Completion Convening, which was held in Provo, UT. The session was titled, "Creating a Better Deal for Adult Learners."

Tretter Receives EVPRI Grant

Tom Tretter Tom Tretter, EdD, professor in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education and director of Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation (EVPRI) for his proposal, "Astronomy Modeling Efficacy." Dr. Tretter will study the modeling pedagogical approach and its impact on learning when used in teaching astronomy.

Immekus and Ingle Publish Article

Kyle Ingle, PhD, assistant chair and associate professor, and Jason Immekus, PhD, associate professor, both in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, published, "A Test and Cross-Validation of the Factor Structure of the Engagement Versus Disaffection with Learning Instrument Among Middle School Students," in the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Upcoming Events

  • Monday, August 19, 2019
    First day of the fall semester
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    CEHD Alumni Homecoming Event
    5 - 7 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

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


Miller Inducted into Murray HS Hall of Fame

Mike Miller Murray High School hosted their annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in April, and Mike Miller, field training coordinator at the Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC), was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He was the coach of the Murray High Baseball Team, which was also inducted during the ceremony. In 1979, the team was State Runner-Up and scored 89 runs and only gave up 28 runs, finishing with a season record of 19-2. The induction ceremony honored former athletes, coaches, teams, and administrators and individuals who have contributed to the tradition and success of Murray High School Athletics.


Sell to Serve on KPA Committee

Abbie Sell

Abbie Sell, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, was invited to serve on the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA) Ethics Committee during 2019-2020.

CEHD Students Travel to Ireland

Ireland ILE CEHD students traveled to Cork and Dublin, Ireland where they studied global influences on mental health counseling and art therapy. They also took time to visit some of Ireland's most iconic historic and cultural sites. Learn more about their experiences on their blog...

CEHD Students Travel to Belize

Belize ILE CEHD teacher education students and faculty traveled to Belize where they taught in rural schools and also visited Mayan ruins, hiked in rain forests, and snorkeled at the second largest coral reef in the world. Read more about their experiences on their blog...


CEHD Grad Featured on WHAS

Tre'Von Watts Tre'Von Watts, who graduated this spring with a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a track in learning and behavior disorders, was featured by Mark Hebert on WHAS11's Great Day Live. He always wanted to be a teacher and is a first-generation graduate in his family. Read more about Tre'Von...

Speaks Named Principal of Cochran Elementary

De'Nay Speaks, graduate of the EdD program in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, the EdS program in Educational Administration and Supervision and the MAT program in Early Elementary Education, was recently named principal of Cochran Elementary School. She has worked in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) for 14 years and was previously the assistant principal at Wellington Elementary School. Read more...

Kaufman Named HS Teacher of the Year

Matthew Kaufman, a graduate of the MAT in Secondary Education program with a concentration in English and the EdS Educational Administration and Supervision program was named the 2020 High School Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education. Link to the story...