Jacole Douglas, Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy, Research and Administration, and Brook Hansel, member of the UMass Education Club and prospective 180 Days student, are 2019-2020 Fulbright recipients.
Dr. Steve Sireci and the Center for Educational Assessment (CEA) have obtained a four year, 1.643 million dollar award with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office to continue, "Developing and Validating Assessments for Adult Basic Education Learners in Massachusetts."
Aurora Santiago-Ortiz, a Ph.D. student in Social Justice Education, appeared on the program “Loud & Clear” discussing recent protests in Puerto Rico demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello.
As part of a steering committee focused on First Gen issues, the Center for Student Success Research (CSSR) led a mixed methods study of First Gen students on campus during the 2018-2019 academic year to better understand experiences of students with disabilities on campus. The results of that research are now available in our report, First Generation Students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.