Free Learner Space Summer Camp, July 21-22

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The College of Education is hosting a free LearnerSpace Summer Camp for children of UMW faculty and staff on July 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will learn about the maker’s space, 3D printing, robotics and rockets. The camp is open to children ages 9 to 13 and takes place on the Stafford campus in the north building, Room 112. Registration is required for each day. Register Today Contact Linda Falden with any questions … [Read more...]

Partnering with Local Elementary Schools to Tackle Oil Spills

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University of Mary Washington Professor of Education George Meadows partnered with principals and teachers at Anne E. Moncure, Hartwood and Ferry Farm elementary schools and Friends of the Rappahannock to educate more than 300 students about water pollution caused by oil spills before starting the building process.   … [Read more...]

Effective July 1, 2015: Be sure to register for the correct test code

Praxis II Changes

  Effective July 1, 2015 required new test codes Students registering for these test now with the intentions of taking the tests after July 1, 2015 need to be sure they sign up with the correct test code (the test code is the 4 digit number of the test). Elementary (preK-6, 6-8) Endorsement Areas Passing Score Specialty Area Test Elementary Education (required after 7/1/2015) Elementary Education:  Multiple Subjects (required after 7/1/2015) 157 Elementary Education:  Multiple Subjects:  Reading and Language Arts (required after 7/1/2015) 157 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects: Mathematics (required after 7/1/2015) 155 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects: Social Studies (required after 7/1/2015) 159 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects: Science *(required after 7/1/2015) Elementary Education *(required 7/1/2014-6/30/2015) Elementary Education:  Multiple … [Read more...]

Upcoming Info Sessions and Cohort Meetings

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Students interested in applying to the education program must attend a group information session. Spring 2015 sessions are: Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 5 p.m. - Location #210 Trinkle Hall Wednesday, January 28, 2015 @ 5 p.m. - Location #210 Trinkle Hall   Please email aperdue2@umw.edu with any questions. … [Read more...]

Spring 2015 Professional Development Courses – Register Now!

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Register for spring 2015 Professional Development courses - here. … [Read more...]

Dr. Epps recognized with the Graduate Faculty Award

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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

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  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

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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...]