Enriching your Credentials with an Add-on Endorsement


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...]

Literacy Learning Lab Open House

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We are excited to be launching our 21st century Literacy Learning Labs in the UMW College of Education.  We hope you will join us for an open house of the Stafford Campus site on 19 May 2015 from 5:00PM – 6:30PM and that you will participate with us in making this and the Trinkle Hall site on the Fredericksburg campus vibrant hubs of Literacy Learning for our entire professional and student communities. R.S.V.P. to sjames2@umw.edu                                                                      Download the Literacy Learning Lab Invitation … [Read more...]

Tea for TESL

Tea for TESOL

    You are cordially invited to a gathering of TESOL classmates and colleagues for professional development and networking Saturday, May 16th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon in Room 252, North Building at the University of Mary Washington Stafford Campus  Featured Guest Dr. Gerald Ndikintum ESOL Department Chair, Fairfax County “Portrait of Unaccompanied Minors: A New Challenge for Educators”   Menu: A variety of teas, coffee, water, sweets, and finger sandwiches R.S.V.P. to jtyler@umw.edu Sponsored by Department of Foundations, Leadership and Special Populations Download the Tea for TESOL flyer … [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


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

Teacher Candidates

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


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...]