VASPA Teacher Job Fair

VASPA Teacher Job Fair WHEN: November 9th, 2016 TIME: 3:00pm - 5:30pm WHERE: Richmond Marriott in Short Pump   Information for Teacher Candidates: All Teachers/Teacher Candidates are invited to join us for the VASPA Teacher Job Fair 2015, on Wednesday, November 9, from 3pm to 5:30pm at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump, 4240 Dominion Blvd., Glen Allen, VA 23060.  Registration and parking is free for all teachers and prospective teachers!  Simply RSVP to jobfair@vaspaonline.org and include: Your name Your email address Your teaching field current college or university, if applicable. We hope you will join us next month in Richmond!   Confirmed School Divisions as of today: Albemarle County Public Schools Alleghany County Public Schools Amelia County Schools Brunswick County Public Schools Buckingham County Public Schools Campbell County Schools Caroline County Public Schools Charles City Public Schools Charlottesville City … [Read more...]

Summer at London South Bank – Study Abroad!

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Come study abroad with UMW!   Spend your summer in London, England with Dr. Janine Davis of the College of Education, in partnership with London South Bank University. Gain an international perspective on education while seeing the breathtaking sights of this historic city: Visit the world-famous London Eye and Big Ben clock tower on the banks of the River Thames. Explore the remarkable British Museum, which was founded in 1753 and features a collection of over 8 million items. Take a day-trip to Stonehenge. Stroll through London’s breathtaking palaces and treat yourself to the sights of Westminster Abbey. For more information go to: international.umw.edu/LONDONSOUTHBANK or click the picture above! … [Read more...]

Accepting Spring 2017 Applications

The College of Education is now accepting applications for Spring 2017 Ready to Apply? Undergraduate General Deadline: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/ Transfer Student Deadline: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/transfer-admissions/ Graduate Deadline: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions-2 Important Policy Change: Priority acceptance will be given to students who have passed qualifying exams. Students can be admitted to EDUC 203 or EDUC 204 without these scores but will not be officially admitted into the College of Education, and cannot proceed beyond the first course, until they submit passing scores. Deadlines: Turn paper application into Anna Perdue, Office Manager, Trinkle Hall, Room 213  Late applications will be accepted on a space available basis. TURN IN THE APPLICATION EVEN IF YOU HAVE … [Read more...]

Two UMW/COE Scholarships – DEADLINE 8/22/16

We have two significant scholarships due soon. They are open to ONLY  5-year or Post-Baccalaureate students who will be doing their Internship this coming Academic Year 2016-2017. The deadline for applications for both of these scholarships is Monday, August 22 at 10:00 am by email to Dean Nina at nmik@umw.edu   Students who have an interest and are eligible may apply for both scholarships. UKROP FELLOWSHIP: The Ukrop Fellows Initiative provides financial support to initial licensure candidates (Post-baccalaureate and 5th Year Pathway M.Ed. and M.S. programs) who are completing their final year of preparation including their full-time internship semester, and who are committed to developing their teaching careers in the Richmond City Schools.  Each fellowship provides financial support up to $9000 per Fellow for tuition, fees and related expenses to complete their practica and internship in the Richmond City Schools.  Specific school/mentor assignments will be made through the … [Read more...]

NEW STUDENT OPEN HOUSE – Join Us Friday, Aug. 26th!

Are you an Incoming UMW Freshmen or New Student? Join us! ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A TEACHER? Meet professors, current students, and recent graduates teaching in VA schools! Come to the College of Education Open House This Friday, August 26, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 223 Trinkle Hall Light refreshments will be served. Free COE giveaways to early arrivals! HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR, SENIORS OR TRANSFER STUDENT? Register for a 2016-2017 UMW Open House and Check out the College!  They are offered throughout the year! Click here: Open Houses … [Read more...]

ACCEPTING FALL 2016 APPLICATIONS

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The College of Education is now accepting applications for Fall 2016. Ready to Apply? Undergraduate General Deadline: Closed Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/ Transfer Student Deadline: Closed Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/transfer-admissions/ Graduate Deadline: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions-2 Important Policy Change: Priority acceptance will be given to students who have passed qualifying exams. Students can be admitted to EDUC 203 or EDUC 204 without these scores but will not be officially admitted into the College of Education, and cannot proceed beyond the first course, until they submit passing scores. Deadlines: Turn paper application into Anna Perdue, Office Manager, Trinkle Hall, Room 213 by August 12th, 2016. Late applications will be accepted on a space available basis. TURN IN THE APPLICATION BY THE DEADLINE EVEN IF … [Read more...]

WANT TO TEACH? – PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS

5-Year Undergraduate-Graduate Programs Tuesday, Feb. 23 @ 5:00pm, Trinkle Hall 204, Fredericksburg Campus Wednesday, March 9 @ 5:00pm, Trinkle Hall 204, Fredericksburg Campus Questions? Email Dr. John Broome, jbroome@umw.edu   Graduate Initial Licensure and Advanced Endorsements Thursday, Feb. 18th @ 6:00pm, Gates Hudson Building, University Hall (formerly Stafford North) Monday, April 18th @ 6:00pm, Gates Hudson Building, University Hall (formerly Stafford North) Questions? Email Dr. Jane Huffman, jhuffma2@umw.edu … [Read more...]

Great Hearts- Interest Meeting

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Laura Birdwell, the teacher recruitment officer for Great Hearts Academies in Arizona and Texas will be visiting campus to speak with students who are considering careers in teaching (Nov. 11th, 6pm, Lee Hall 412). Great Hearts is a chartered public primary and secondary institution with 22 schools in AZ and 3 in TX which offers a classical curriculum. Students begin taking Latin early (in some schools as early as kindergarten!) and have the option of taking ancient Greek or a modern European language in high school. The school is secular; all students wear uniforms; they read Plato from an early age. The current waitlist is 13,000 students. Great Hearts is looking for highly qualified teachers who have strong liberal arts degrees. … [Read more...]

UMW Launches Virginia Teacher Scholarship

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November 3, 2015 by Erika Spivey The University of Mary Washington has launched a UMW Virginia Teacher Scholarship for Graduate Education Programs. The scholarship, which covers 15 percent of tuition, is available for Virginia residents who are educators working in a public or non-public PreK-12 school located in Virginia. Applications for the scholarship are being accepted for the spring 2016 term. “The College of Education places more than 500 students a year in area classrooms as part of the program’s teacher preparation and training,” said Nina Mikhalevsky, interim dean of UMW’s College of Education.  “This scholarship is an important step in furthering UMW’s on-going partnership with local school districts.” UMW offers a Master of Education for Professional Development with endorsements in gift education, diverse student populations, educational leadership, literacy specialist, special education general curriculum and adapted curriculum, secondary mathematics and … [Read more...]

Accepting Spring 2016 Applications

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 The College of Education is now accepting applications for Spring 2016. Please note: We do take applications after the deadline, as course space is available. If you took a qualifying exam and don’t have your scores yet, still turn in your application. We need an official copy of your passing scores before you can be admitted. Please indicate this on your application. If you are enrolling as an undergraduate in one of the 5-year programs, consider attending an optional Group Information Session.  There is a session scheduled for October 29th at 5:00PM in Trinkle Room 210. These important sessions provide information about our programs and guidance with the application process. If you are planning to enroll in on one of the post-baccalaureate initial licensure programs or one of the advanced licensure programs for practicing teachers, follow the link below to learn more about program options. Link: … [Read more...]