Photo of Niel and Helen Carey on UMD campus
Education is the key to unlocking an individual’s potential. In the case of Niel and Helen Carey, education was the beginning of their legacy in...
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Good News: The College of Education is hosting virtual MCERT Info Sessions! The Master’s Certification Program (MCERT) is a one-year graduate-level...
Patricia Alexander
Dr. Pat Alexander , Distinguished University Professor in the Human Development & Quantitative Methodology department, has been featured in "...
Screen shot of the DIT Virtual Workspace running an instance of PowerPoint
Our Computer Lab has gone virtual! Educational Technology Services has worked with the Division of Information Technology (DIT) to ensure that lab...
Allan Wigfield
A New York Times article about engaging kids in online learning during quarantine features COE Professor Emeritus Allan Wigfield. The article...
CPA student working at home at desk
When the pandemic hit the U.S. this spring, K-12 school life was upended. Yet, the College Park Academy, a public charter school that provides a...
Dr. Dorothy Y. White
As the College of Education celebrates its centennial, and we continue to struggle with our racial legacies, we celebrate the African American women...
Jeni Stepanek with son Mattie at Benjamin Building
When Jeni Stepanek first showed up for Paula Beckman and Sandra Newcomb’s support group for families of children with disabilities, they weren’t sure...
COE Alumna Dr. Linda Jacobs in the Harbour School library.
Special education in the United States has come a long way in the last 100 years. From excluding students with disabilities to guaranteeing the right...
Green and black graphic image of two women facing each other with the text Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast in the middle
Closing opportunity gaps and overcoming educational inequities is weaved throughout the history of the UMD College of Education. At Maryland, many of...