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...]

Enriching your Credentials with an Add-on Endorsement

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Interested in furthering your career and education with additional endorsements? Find everything you need right here! TESL Literacy Specialists Leadership Gifted … [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...]

Spring 2015 UMW College of Education Scholarship Application

The College of Education awards scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students through an annual scholarship selection process. Eligibility for individual awards is determined by a student’s Fall classification. Please fill out... Read More... … [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...]

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...]

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...]