COE Special Education Program Secures Grant

The Special Education Program in the University of Mary Washington’s College of Education has secured a grant from the Virginia Department of Education.  The Special Education Teacher Support Grant supports provisionally licensed special educators (general curriculum) who are currently working in Superintendent regions 3 or 4 (Prince William, Fauquier, Culpeper, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Fredericksburg, Caroline, King George, and Westmoreland - for additional locations, please refer to this link http://www.doe.virginia.gov/directories/va_region_map.pdf).  Additionally, you must also be enrolled in a UMW licensure or degree program in Special Education – General Curriculum.  For further information, please contact Dr. Roberta Gentry at rgentry@umw.edu. … [Read more...]

Second Annual Hazel Hill Pumpkin Festival!

Dear UMW Students (and Friends), Do you need community hours for your class, organization or team? Need to relax after classes? What something fun to do before you go out on Halloween? Or just need to work on that good karma? We need your help with an incredible opportunity at the end of the month. On Halloween, Thursday, October 31st, we will be host our annual HAZEL HILL PUMPKIN FESTIVAL at the Hazel Hill Community Center for the children in the HungryBrains! at Hazel Hill after-school tutoring program. (There will be no tutoring that day). You can volunteer with games, set up or clean up and/or donate items for the festival. Anyone can help us! We need it! PLEASE pass this along to your friends, roommates, teammates, boyfriends, girlfriends and partners, etc. Make it a group effort! EVENT INFO Hazel Hill Community Center 100 Princess Anne St Thursday, October 31st, 2013 4pm-7pm Set up around 3:15 Clean up until around 7:30   PROPOSED ACTIVITIES … [Read more...]