The Counseling Program is happy to welcome our new faculty member, Dr. Erik Hines. Dr. Hines will begin his UCONN career this fall 2014. Welcome Dr. Hines!
About Del Siegle
Del Siegle is a professor in gifted and talented education and Head of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. He is a past president of the Montana Association of Gifted and Talented Education (Montana AGATE), past president of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), and chair of the Research on Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Along with Betsy McCoach, he is co-editor of Gifted Child Quarterly (founding co-editor of the Journal of Advanced Academics). He writes a technology column for Gifted Child Today. Dr. Siegle is coauthor with Gary Davis and Sylvia Rimm of the popular textbook, Education of the Gifted and Talented. He is also author of a new book, The Underachieving Gifted Child: Recognizing, Understanding, & Reversing Underachievement. Prior to becoming a professor, Del worked with gifted and talented students in Montana.
WelcomeWelcome! We're glad that you're visiting our program site. You couldn’t have chosen a better time to show interest in Counseling. Nationally, school counselors and counselor educators continue to make positive impact in public K-12 schools and in higher education settings respectively. The Counseling Program offers three graduate-level programs: the program in school counseling, leading to a Master of Arts degree in Education, the program in school counseling leading to a Sixth-Year Diploma, and the program in school counselor education leading to a Ph.D. in Counselor Education. All programs in Counseling emphasize educational equity and academic access and opportunity as related to eliminating cultural oppression. The Counseling Program admits students once per year beginning in the fall. Please note that applications for admission beginning in the fall are due February 15th. Further information can be found in the section entitled “Future Students”. If you have further questions please contact the Program Coordinator, Dr. Rachelle Pérusse, firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-486-0266.
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