Education Fair March 12 from 3-6 p.m. on the Stafford Campus

Education Job Fair

Education Fair, 3/12/15, 3-6 p.m., Stafford Campus The Office of Academic & Career Services will be holding an Education Fair for UMW students and the surrounding community at the Stafford Campus. Students will have an opportunity to learn about a our area school systems and speak to representatives about their application process. Questions? Contact the Office of Academic and Career Services, 540-654-1010 or e-mail casv@umw.edu. There is no cost for students/alumni/community members to attend.   Download the Education Job Fair Flyer Download the Education Job Fair Booklet with Tips   … [Read more...]

Attend the 2015 EdTech Conference

Ed Tech Conference

The fifth annual EdTech Conference, supported by the College of Education at the University of Mary Washington, will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at UMW’s Stafford Campus in Fredericksburg, VA. The theme of this year’s conference is Learning, Innovation, and Technology” Attendees will: Explore innovative teaching methods and strategies in order to change learning environments Discover emerging technologies for teaching and learning Work through game-based curriculum design Discover activity types to help you “operationalize TPACK” to enhance your teaching Cost to Attend: The registration fee is $50.00 and includes your choice of concurrent sessions, keynote session, exhibitor presentations, and a catered lunch. All participants must preregister, including presenters. Registration fee for UMW Students $20.00 with active UMW Student ID.   Visit the Conference Web site for more information http://2015umwedtechconference.umwblogs.org … [Read more...]

Consider joining the National Two Dollar Challenge

National Two Dollar Challenge

WHAT: National Two Dollar Challenge (#TDC2015) WHEN: April 6 - April 10, 2015 WHERE: High School and College Campuses across the United States DESCRIPTION: During the National Two Dollar Challenge, students, instructors, and foreign aid enthusiasts, experts, and practitioners will gather together to live on two dollars a day, raise awareness about global poverty, and take action by asking their communities and members of Congress to support life-saving effective foreign aid. WHY: Our goal is to open a meaningful nationwide conversation about global poverty and foreign aid. Finding solutions that truly work will require radical new ways of thinking about the problem. By asking you and others to live on $2 a day, we hope to push participants outside their comfort zone to critically engage with, and empathetically reevaluate global poverty and their role in its end. We may never truly understand poverty. But, we can revolutionize the way we think about it. If you have any … [Read more...]

COE Information Session – Wednesday February 25th @ 5:00pm!

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Undergraduate students interested in applying to the education program should plan to attend a group information session in 204 Trinkle Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 for more information. … [Read more...]

5th Annual CoE Educator in Residence – Graduate Research Symposium

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 Save the Date  Saturday – April 25, 2015 5th Annual College of Education  Graduate Research Symposium 9:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Educator in Residence Lecture Mr. Robert Fugate, ‘02  Limited English Proficiency Assessment Specialist, Virginia Department of Education 12:45 p.m. Recognition and Celebration of 2014-2015 Program Graduates 1:30 p.m. North Building, Stafford Campus  Refreshments served throughout the day  Download Event Flyer … [Read more...]

HungryBrains! at Hazel Hill Opportunity

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HungryBrains! at Hazel Hill (formerly Hazel Hill Homework Club) is seeking spring tutors. This program is an after-school tutoring program for diverse, high-poverty elementary and middle school students at the Hazel Hill Apartments in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. The club is owned by the National Housing Trust and tutoring is organized through the College of Education. Tutoring takes place at the Hazel Hill Community Center (100 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia) Mondays - Thursdays from 4PM-6PM. We are also starting a Friday after-school enrichment program in STEM, math, science, literacy, social studies and other subjects through projects and games.General Information: http://hazelhill.umwblogs.org/If you are interested, you must attend an Information Session at the Hazel Hill Community Center.Information Sessions Session 1: Tuesday, Jan, 20th @ 6:15pm Session 2: Wednesday, Jan 21st @ 6:15pm Where Hazel Hill Community Center100 Princess Anne … [Read more...]

The Shirley Van Epps Waple Professor Dr. George Meadows

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STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – gets a lot of love these days in educational circles, but Professor of Education George Meadows believes the “E” part of the acronym is due more attention. The Shirley Van Epps Waple Professor, who teaches future elementary through high school science teachers, knows that the Virginia Standards of Learning emphasize the traditional sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics. But change is inevitable, and he wants schools, teachers, and the students themselves to be ready. … [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...]

UMW Alum Brings Destination Imagination to Spotsylvania

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University of Mary Washington alumna Anne Roberts started and coordinated the first-ever  Destination Imagination teams at Thornburg Middle School with one of the teams ranking in an international competition. (Read more...) … [Read more...]