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UMass Boston’s Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Awarded $3.8M to Run Professional Development and Training Programs

Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation | August 08, 2022

The Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation at UMass Boston (the Early Ed Leadership Institute) has been awarded $2.5 million by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s Department of Early Education and Care.

“That is the Methodology”: Self-care and Healing Practices Guide PhD Student to Research on the Flourishment of Black Women and Girls

Gary Chan | July 20, 2022

SGISD doctoral candidate and Fulbright Research awardee Deborah Dauda

$1.2 Million Grant Launches New Interdisciplinary Education Program at UMass Boston

Danielle Bilotta | May 19, 2022

A new interdisciplinary program at UMass Boston prepares future educators for social-emotional learning while addressing personnel shortages in education.

Five Students, Alumni Named to Fulbright US Student Program

Crystal Valencia | May 17, 2022

The highly competitive scholarship opportunity provides funding for American students to conduct research or teach English in more than 140 countries overseas.

UMass Professor and School Principal Highlight K-5 School-Family Antiracist Curriculum Collaboration

Kendra Kelley | May 10, 2022

“It’s an Ongoing Process”: UMass Professor and School Principal Highlight K-5 School-Family Antiracist Curriculum Collaboration

New Research in the Sport Industry Advocates for Better Work-Life Balance

Danielle Bilotta | May 09, 2022

A new study shows the need for a better work-life balance in the sports industry to encourage a healthier work environment, prevent job burnout, and build a more diverse workforce.

UMass Boston, Wipro Partnership Awarded $4.5 Million in New Funding

DeWayne Lehman | May 06, 2022

The UMass Boston-led Wipro Science Education Fellowship (Wipro SEF) has received an additional $4.5 million award to extend its agreement to 2026.

New UMass Boston Study Finds What Drives Wage Gaps Among Early Educators in Massachusetts

Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation | April 12, 2022

A new study found that teachers’ educational attainment and current teaching positions explained wage gaps among a statewide representative sample of ECE center educators in Massachusetts.

CEHD Professor Receives Early Career Award from American Educational Research Association

Crystal Valencia | April 06, 2022

Assistant Professor of Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies Abiola Farinde-Wu has received the American Educational Research Association’s Division K Early Career Award for her inspiring, high quality, and impactful research on recruiting and retaining Black teachers.

New Study Examines Work and Life in the Sports Industry

Gary Chan, CEHD | March 30, 2022

A Comparison of Work-Life Interface Experiences Among Athletic Employees