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Education Experts

Melanie Killen

Professor of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

College of Education

Ebony Terrell Shockley

Executive Director of Teacher Education

College of Education

Jennifer King Rice

Senior Vice President and Provost

Office of the Provost

Donald J. Bolger

Associate Professor

College of Education

Bridget Turner Kelly

Associate Professor and Diversity Officer

College of Education

Doug Lombardi

Associate Professor

College of Education

Campbell F. Scribner

Assistant Professor of Education

College of Education

David Blazar

Assistant Professor of Education Policy and Economics

College of Education

Amy Dwyre D'Agati

Senior Faculty Specialist, Center for Transition and Career Innovation

College of Education

Michelle Espino

Associate Professor, Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Policy Program

College of Education

Kimberly Griffin

Dean and professor

College of Education

Sarah McGrew

Assistant Professor

College of Education

Cixin Wang

Associate Professor

College of Education

David Weintrop

Assistant Professor

College of Education

Gregory R. Hancock

Professor and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher of Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation

College of Education

Patricia A. Alexander

Distinguished University Professor

College of Education

Christy Tirrell-Corbin

Executive Director, Center for Early Childhood Education and Intervention

College of Education

Natasha A. Mitchell

Associate Clinical Professor

College of Education

Education News Releases

University of Maryland Names Jennifer King Rice Senior Vice President and Provost

The University of Maryland has named Jennifer King Rice Ph.D., as Senior Vice President and Provost, effective August 11, 2021.

UMD Announces A "Grow-Your-Own" Teacher Pipeline

Dual enrollment program announced to increase the teaching workforce in the state by UMD, Prince George’s Community College and Prince George’s County Public Schools.

New UMD-led Report on Improving Educational Equity and Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Report Based on the Lived Experiences of Black, Latino and Underserved Families Recommends Solutions for School Systems to Better Support Kids

UMD Researcher Develops Digital Preschool Curriculum to Improve Early Childhood Learning

Developed by UMD researchers, former teachers, and graduate students, “Children Study Their World” is a collaboration with Maryland State Department of Education, Smithsonian

UMD to Lead Milestone NSF High School Engineering Pilot Course

National course intended as precursor to widely-accepted transferable college-level credit.

Helping Students Play to Their Strengths

UMD psychology researchers aim to help students at school and at home.

UMD Ranked in Top 10 for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education for Third Straight Year

Campus-wide initiative earns UMD No. 8 ranking from Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine.

UMD College of Education Launches Center for Educational Innovation and Improvement

New Center will foster collaborations between the university, school systems and educational organizations that focus on improving pre-K-12 education.

UMD Researchers Help Children Improve Language Skills With $3.3M Department of Education Grant

UMD researchers use $3.3M Department of Education grant to test program designed to help children more easily shift between informal and formal English dialects.

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