The College of Education’s Urban Child Study Center is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes the overall development and school success of children and youth in urban contexts through innovative, translational research that informs policy and practice. Leveraging the college’s and university’s talent and resources, the center focuses on children, families, schools and communities.
The mission of the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences is to perform innovative, interdisciplinary research to improve the lives of children and adolescents with mobility disorders. Currently, the center is conducting exploratory research in four primary areas that challenge children: idiopathic toe walking, Down syndrome, lower limb amputation and cerebral palsy, and has already made… more »
The Center for School Safety, School Climate and Classroom Management is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes basic and applied research and facilitates educational and outreach efforts. The center consists of faculty members representing a broad span of academic orientations including education, psychology, law, social work, criminal justice, nursing and policy development.
The center, which… more »
Highlights Ranked #31 in the country in the U.S. News and World Report 2014 Best Online education Programs - for the College of Education’s online master’s degree programs. View stats and rankings or read more about it. 2012 Spirit of Partnership Award – The award comes for the National Association for Professional… more »
For children diagnosed with childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger syndrome or other developmental brain disorders, developing social skills for different contexts can be a challenge.
At the 15th annual Summer Institute in Communication Disorders, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and other child care professionals will discuss the social obstacles children with Autism Spectrum Disorders face and how… more »
Several College of Education faculty members received mini-grants for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) projects through the Board of Regents’ STEM Initiative.