Welcome to the Department of Educational Psychology

The University of Connecticut stands among the top 25 public universities in the nation. The Department of Educational Psychology within UConn’s Neag School of Education is ranked by U.S. News & World Report at No. 19 in the nation and is one of the University’s most productive departments. We offer Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees in Educational Psychology with concentrations in:

  • Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology
  • Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
  • Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development
  • Research Methods, Measurement and Evaluation
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education

We also offer a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology with concentration in Educational Technology.

Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology

Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology

Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation

Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation

Clewiston Challenger.

Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology

School Psychology

School Psychology

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Educational
Technology

 

Jennifer Freeman.

Special Education

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Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development

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Graduate Certificates

Recent Department News

 

Three Books With James Kaufman

James Kaufman

UConn Magazine asks Professor James Kaufman for three book recommendations in its recurring seriesRead the piece in UConn Magazine.

     

         

        Q and A: Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being During the Pandemic

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        The UConn 360 podcast talks with Professor Sandra Chafouleas about the ways in which parents can support their kids during the uncertainty and stress of pandemic-era schoolingRead the interview transcript.

           

               

              Trump’s Reaction to Defeat Further Confirms Urgency for School Focus on Social Emotional Skills

              Dr. Sandra Chafouleas

              “Imagine what would happen if a preschooler didn’t ‘use their words’ when they got upset about sharing, instead stomping around yelling while adults simply observed in silence. Think about what the school climate would feel like if a student punched another during recess while others watched without seeking help, writes Sandra Chafouleas. “Now consider the actions – and inactions – by Trump Jan. 6 as the electoral vote counts occurred at the U.S. Capitol. Those behaviors show a desperate need for social emotional learning.” Read the op-ed in the CT Mirror.

                 

                     

                    Neag School Alumni Board Names Two EPSY Students Scholarship Recipients

                    Lauren Dougher, Alumni Board Scholarship recipient for 2021.

                    Lauren Dougher ’19 MA, a doctoral student in cognition, instruction, and learning technology and Jordane Virgo ’19 (CANHR), a master’s student in school counseling have been named the recipients of the Neag School of Education Alumni Board Scholarship for 2021Read about the scholarship recipients.

                       

                           

                          Announcing the 2021 Neag School Alumni Awards Honorees

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                          The Neag School of Education and its Alumni Board are delighted to announce the 2021 Neag School Alumni Awards honorees. Six outstanding graduates will be formally recognized at the School’s 23rd annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Saturday, March 13, 2021Read about this year’s awards recipients.

                           

                              Upcoming Events

                              1. Mar 13 23rd Annual Neag School Alumni Awards Celebration5:30pm
                              2. Mar 15 Wallace Stevens Poetry Prize Submission deadline12:00am
                              3. Mar 22 ELP Virtual Info Session 4:00pm
                              4. Mar 26 Wallace Stevens Poetry Contest for UConn ECE Students12:00am
                              5. Mar 26 Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony5:00pm
                              6. Mar 29 CWP Summer Institute Application deadline12:00am
                              7. Apr 9 Fresh Voices Poetry Competition Submission Deadline12:00am