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...]

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...]

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...]

Exploring Place-Based Learning First Hand

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Katy Chase has bug viewers, digital microscopes, binoculars and GPS navigation systems at her disposal when she shares her knowledge about environmental science with the community. The University of Mary Washington College of Education and EagleRun Library … [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...]

4th Annual Educator in Residence Event

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  Martha Abbott was the featured educator at the fourth annual College of Education Educator-in-Residence event April 26 at the UMW Stafford campus. The day-long event also featured graduate presentations, workshops, and an award ceremony. Abbot earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Latin from the University of Mary Washington and spent 32 years in education before joining the nonprofit sector. She also holds a master’s degree in Spanish linguistics from Georgetown University and was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2004 by UMW. To end the day’s events, several graduates received awards. Olivia Costello received the Outstanding Master of Education Student Award. Laura Gomez  received the Barbara Bishop Mann Award.  Students Anne Roberts and Merilee Grubb received the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Virginia Scholars Awards. Read more about the Event, Educator-in-Residence Talks Leadership with Graduates … [Read more...]