Month: January 2016

Sugai Addresses Legislators About Lowering Use of Restraints in Schools

January 29, 2016

Connecticut lawmakers and education leaders seeking to reduce the use of restraints and seclusion in public schools were encouraged this week by EPSY Professor George Sugai who offered a successful, research-driven alternative to addressing disruptive student behaviors. More than 100 people attended a two-hour presentation at the state Capitol on Jan. 27, where professors George Sugai and […]

Kaufman Finds Creativity Lacking in College Admission Process

January 29, 2016

Educational Psychology professor James C. Kaufman found that traditional college admission practices are capturing only part of a student’s overall potential when they overlook creativity. Read more at

Betsy McCoach Receives 2016 Distinguished Researcher Awards

January 14, 2016

D. Betsy McCoach, Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment Program Coordinator, was named the 2016 Neag Distinguished Researcher. This award is given to a senior level-investigator in the Neag School of Education who, over at least the past 10-year period of time (at least five consecutive years at UConn), has made significant research contributions to his or […]