Prospective LLEP Student to Receive Dean’s Doctoral Scholarships

In conjunction with the Neag School of Education the Faculty from the Learning, Leadership, & Education Policy (LLEP) are proud to announce that a prospective student was offered a scholarship from the Dean’s Doctoral Scholars Program (DDS) in the program’s inaugural year:

  • Britney Jones (Leadership and Education Policy) – Britney has professional experience working in charter schools in Rhode Island and New York, and has most recently served as a fourth grade science teacher and science teacher leader in New York schools.

The Dean’s Doctoral Scholars Program offers students four years of full funding and a stipend while pursuing their Ph.D. The program will provide opportunities to:

  • Become a member of one of several interdisciplinary research teams shaping the future of education
  • Conduct high quality and impactful research in education areas, specifically:
    • Equity and social justice
    • STEM education
    • Creativity and innovation
    • Educator quality and effectiveness
  • Present at conferences and publish research
  • Participate in the development of educational innovations
  • Build the knowledge and experience to become national leaders in education research, policy and practice

The program looks forward to working with Britney throughout the