Join Us at the 5th Annual Literacy Symposium

Clinical Experiences

The fifth annual Literacy Symposium, supported by the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington and Stafford County Public Schools, will be held on November 20,  2014 at UMW’s Stafford Campus in Fredericksburg, VA. … [Read more...]

Upcoming Info Sessions and Cohort Meetings

Students interested in applying to the education program must attend a group information session. Two more sessions are scheduled for this semester: Thursday, September 18 @ 5 p.m. in Trinkle room 210 Tuesday, September 23 @ 5 p.m. in Trinkle room 210   Current undergrad five-year pathway students should also note that there are some very important cohort meetings coming up: Undergrad Seniors- Thursday, September 18 @ 5 p.m. in Trinkle room 204 Undergrad non-Seniors- Tuesday, October 7 @ 5 p.m. in Trinkle rooms 204 and 210 (more info to follow about room assignments)   Please email with any questions. … [Read more...]

Fall 2014 Professional Development Courses – Register Now!

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Register for fall 2014 Professional Development courses - here. … [Read more...]

Exploring Place-Based Learning First Hand


Katy Chase has bug viewers, digital microscopes, binoculars and GPS navigation systems at her disposal when she shares her knowledge about environmental science with the community. The University of Mary Washington College of Education and EagleRun Library … [Read more...]

Dr. Epps recognized with the Graduate Faculty Award


Beverly D. Epps, associate professor in the Department of Foundations, Leadership and Special Populations in the College of Education, was recognized with the Graduate Faculty Award. The honor recognizes an exceptional full-time faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in graduate teaching and professional leadership in a graduate program. The person selected must have served in a full-time position at the university for at least two years. … [Read more...]

4th Annual Educator in Residence Event


  Martha Abbott was the featured educator at the fourth annual College of Education Educator-in-Residence event April 26 at the UMW Stafford campus. The day-long event also featured graduate presentations, workshops, and an award ceremony. Abbot earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Latin from the University of Mary Washington and spent 32 years in education before joining the nonprofit sector. She also holds a master’s degree in Spanish linguistics from Georgetown University and was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2004 by UMW. To end the day’s events, several graduates received awards. Olivia Costello received the Outstanding Master of Education Student Award. Laura Gomez  received the Barbara Bishop Mann Award.  Students Anne Roberts and Merilee Grubb received the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Virginia Scholars Awards. Read more about the Event, Educator-in-Residence Talks Leadership with Graduates … [Read more...]

Video: 4 Years in Under 5 Minutes


The College of Education is proud of its many programs, faculty, students and alumni. The video below highlights our programs, research, partnerships and more. Enjoy!   … [Read more...]

Fredericksburg City Schools Summer Personnel

Fredericksburg City Public Schools 817 Princess Anne Street Fredericksburg, Virginia  22401-5819 Telephone:  (540) 372-1130 Fax:  (540) 372-1111 VACANCY NOTICE FOR SUMMER SCHOOL PERSONNEL 2013 – 2014 SCHOOL YEAR  POSITION:        Summer School Teaching Assistant REQUIREMENTS: •  Must be able to communicate effectively in oral and written form. •  Must be able to work collaboratively within a team structure. •  Must    demonstrate   proficiency   on    Standards   of   Learning    in    Reading   and Mathematics. •  Must be in good academic standing at an institution for higher learning or recently completed undergraduate studies (within two years). LOCATIONS:   Hugh Mercer Elementary School Lafayette Upper Elementary School Walker-Grant Middle School SALARY:          $10.00 per hour  DATES:              June 20, 2014 – July 23, 2014 CONTACT:       Harry R. Thomas III, Director of Instruction APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:    Open until filled; interviews … [Read more...]

COE Grad in the News

CHS Principal Larry Marks congratulates Hallie Feingold

Congratulations to UMW College of Education and Classics, Religion and Philosophy Alumna Hallie Feingold for her selection as the 2014 New Teacher of the Year at Courtland High School. Ms. Feingold is in her first year as a Latin teacher at CHS. We are proud of her accomplishment and wish her continued success in her teaching career! … [Read more...]

Congratulations: UMW’s Teachers of Promise 2014


Congratulations to our Teachers of Promise Gabrielle Kuhn Ciara Norquist Karissa Herrick Mariela DeMaio Kathleen Wallace. Please congratulate them when you see them. … [Read more...]