Ukrop Fellows Initiative Application Due Date Extended until 15 June 2014


College of Education candidates preparing to complete their initial licensure internship during 2014-2015 may apply to the Ukrop Fellows Initiative. The Fellowship is designed to support initial teaching licensure candidates who are interested in developing their careers as educators in the Richmond City Schools.  The 2014-2015 Ukrop Fellows Initiative Application is due by June 15, 2014. … [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...]

Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction Welcomes New Faculty Member


The College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction is pleased to announce the addition of Assistant Professor Dr. Roberta Gardner to the faculty. Please help us in welcoming Dr. Gardner to UMW! Dr. Gardner's Biography: Roberta P. Gardner is an Assistant Professor in Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education. Dr. Gardner teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in language and literacy methods for elementary students. Her research focuses on situated literacy practices across home, school, and community contexts with a particular emphasis on the socio-cultural and socio-emotional aspects of language and literacy teaching and learning. A continuing thread of her research engages the intersections of language and literacy learning and issues related to social class, gender, race, and place based identity contexts.   Her work has been presented at national conferences including the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Literacy Research … [Read more...]

Dept. of Foundations, Leadership & Special Populations Welcomes New Faculty Member

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The College of Education, Department of Foundations, Leadership and Special Populations is pleased to announce the addition of Assistant Professor Dr. Victoria Russell to the faculty. Please help us in welcoming Dr. Russell to UMW! Dr. Russell's Biography: Victoria Russell is an Assistant Professor in the Foundations, Leadership, and Special Populations department at the College of Education. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in special education. Dr. Russell received her B.A. in History at Loyola University-New Orleans and masters' degrees in History and Curriculum and Instruction at the College of William and Mary. She earned her Ed.D. from George Washington University in Special Education, where she focused on teacher development and led a national research project examining mentoring in the National Board Certification process. Dr. Russell served as a special educator and department chair in the public school setting and as a social studies curriculum … [Read more...]

Brown Bag Lecture Series- Reschedule Date


The second lecture in the COE Brown Bag lecture series has been rescheduled for Monday,  April 7. Katrenia Jeffries, Behavior Specialist- Middle and High Schools with Stafford County Public Schools will speak on classroom management. If you are interested, meet in the Stafford lobby at 5:15. Bring your own dinner and mingle with fellow students before the program begins at 6 p.m. This series is free and open to anyone interested. … [Read more...]

Attention! Undergrad 203/204 5-Year Pathway Apps…

Due to the inclement weather last week, undergraduate five-year pathway (EDUC 203/204) applications will be accepted throughout the remainder of this week. All apps should be submitted by Friday, 2/21. Contact Amy Beaulieu at with any questions. … [Read more...]

Spring 2014 Education Fair


Mark Your Calendars! The Office of Academic and Career Services at the University of Mary Washington will be holding our Spring 2014 Education Fair on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 3-6 p.m. at the UMW Stafford Campus. The UMW Spring Education Fair is open to all students/alumni interested in K-12 teaching positions and some administrative opportunities. The Education Fair will give you the opportunity to network and secure potential job leads with local and regional school systems. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume. Pre-registration for students is not required. SCHOOL SYSTEMS: Click here to register. Questions? Contact Rose Maddox, School Systems Attending (As of 2/21/14) Caroline County Public Schools Culpeper County Public Schools Essex County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools Fauquier County Public Schools Hanover County Public School King George County Public Schools Madison County Public … [Read more...]

Group Info Session- 2/12/14

The Group Information Session scheduled for 5 p.m. in Trinkle Hall room 210 this evening is still ON, with program applications still due on Friday, 2/14. We will be monitoring the weather and the UMW campus status today, and will adjust the schedule and update here in the event of any changes. … [Read more...]