Our College is moving into a new period of promise that will bring improved levels of research vigor, teaching excellence, and public engagement to our students and to the citizens of our state and nation. Our progress is palpable. For instance, the new faculty appointment in educational neuroscience gives us an early and important foothold in an emerging field that will likely yield significant dividends for research and grants. The appointment of Professor Carol Donovan as the new Director of the Belser-Parton Center will reactivate the important work of helping children who struggle with reading. Professor Steve Thoma will be leading a new Center dedicated to the study of ethical development in the College. Read more
The secondary math education program in the College of Education at The University of Alabama has received recognition from the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics.
NCTM, which manages accreditation processes of math education programs for the Council of the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, has granted UA’s secondary math education program the two-year designation, a first for the program, which joins music education, school psychology, school counseling, and school library as programs to hold the designation through CAEP.