The Teaching and Learning Center will host Bob Kronick presenting on university assisted community schools at the Faculty Appreciation Week luncheon and poster session 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, February 6.
The event will be held in Stokely Hospitality Suite (Room 501) in the Haslam Business Building. Faculty poster session will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Kronick, a professor of educational psychology and counseling who is best known for bringing health, community, and social services to children within their elementary schools, will speak on “University Assisted Community Schools. Lesson learned: What Starts as a Bagel Ends up as a Pretzel.” Drawing on his 19-plus years of building university assisted community schools, he will share lessons learned, from incorporating service learning into the curriculum to building an established UACS program.
Kronick is the director of University Assisted Community Schools and adjunct faculty for the Haslam Scholars program. His awards include the Alumni Award for Community Service, the Martin Luther King Award for Service to Education award, and the Association for Humanistic Counseling Award for Humanistic Advocacy and Social Justice. He is also a recipient of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences Board of Advisors Award in Outreach and Engagement for his outstanding work in research, teaching, and service.
The luncheon will also feature poster sessions from faculty in the Colleges of Engineering, Arts and Sciences, and Education, Health, and Human Sciences.