Alumna Receives First-Year Principal Award from CAS
January 8, 2015
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University alumna Billie Shea has been named the 2014-15 recipient of the William Cieslukowski First-Year Principal Award, presented by the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS). CAS honors new principals who “demonstrate exemplary instructional and organizational leadership, a willingness to take risk and the ability to overcome adversity.” Shea, who earned an MAT degree from SHU in 2004 and a Sixth Year degree in administration in 2013, is principal of Stanton Network Elementary School in Norwich.
SHU Community Mourns the Death of Professor Edward Malin
December 8, 2014
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart community is mourning the death of Edward Malin, who was a professor in the Isabelle Farrington College of Education.
Literacy Program Helps Bridgeport Teachers Better Understand and Teach Core Standards
November 26, 2014
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – As demands on teachers increase and government and parents alike clamor for greater clarity, measurement and results, ensuring that teachers understand and can rise to evolving educational requirements and standards is more critical than ever. Achieving these requirements becomes even more difficult in school systems that serve challenged student populations. So to help neighboring schools in Bridgeport, Sacred Heart University’s CT Literacy Specialist Program, under the guidance of Karen Waters, director of the advanced reading certification program, recently hosted an interactive staff-development event aimed at closing gaps and helping teachers enhance their skills.