A pilot project of the School of Education and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion set out last fall to promote improved academic outcomes for children and youth of color of color. Continuing throughout the 2021-22 year, the program also provides opportunity for leadership among people of color high school age and beyond.
Albany, NY (September 30, 2021) – M. Dolores Cimini and Jessica L. Martin received $1 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to deliver specialized HIV/STI and substance use prevention services, designed to be relevant and responsive to the cultures and health needs of UAlbany’s BIPOC and LGBTQ+-identified students.
Heidi Andrade of Educational & Counseling Psychology and Jason Bryer PhD ’14 seven years ago led their research team to create Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (DAACS), a suite of technological and social supports to optimize learning for incoming college students. It has just received a $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Albany, NY (August 27, 2021) – The Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has awarded full 7-year accreditation to the University at Albany’s graduate programs for school leadership, literacy educators, and special education preparation. The award includes a commendation for the literacy and special education programs (inclusive of the early childhood and childhood education programs).