See Live: The Relentless Principal, Hamish Brewer

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Principal Hamish Brewer is coming to UMW! With almost 24 million views on his "The Relentless Principal" Freethink video, national award winning Principal Hamish Brewer is disrupting public education in Virginia. Come see him at UMW! Watch the Viral Video: http://www.freethinkmedia.com/shows/culture/video/the-relentless-principal/ Watch Live Online UPDATE: Unfortunately, we are not going to be able to stream this event. Contact Info: Dr. Broome at jbroome@umw.edu Principal Brewer's Biography Hamish Brewer, a tattooed, skateboarding principal in Northern Virginia isn’t your normal principal. Hamish is high octane, constantly calling on his students to “Be Relentless". Mr. Brewer has become known as an educational disrupter who transcends the status quo and typical educational norms. This style has earned Mr. Brewer recognition such as the NAESP Nationally Distinguished Principal, the VAESP School Bell Award, and ASCD Virginia Impact Award. Mr. Brewer is … [Read more...]

ACCEPTING SUMMER/FALL 2017 APPLICATIONS

The College of Education is accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2017 Ready to Apply? See links for instructions, requirements, deadlines and applications! 5-Year Programs - General Deadline: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/ 5-Year Programs - Transfer Student Deadline: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/transfer-admissions/ Graduate Programs: Accepting Applications Application Process: http://education.umw.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions-2 Questions? Email  Dr. John Broome, jbroome@umw.edu … [Read more...]

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, 2017 Educator in Residence

College of Education's 2017 Educator in Residence Lecture Gloria Ladson-Billings, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison Hip Hop, Hip Hope: The (R)Evolution of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy April 6th, 2017 Digital Auditorium, Hurley Convergence Center 3:30PM-4:30PM Light Refreshments to Follow Dr. Ladon-Billings Biography Gloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor in Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and is Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the President-Elect of the National Academy of Education. She was the 2005-2006 president of the American Educational Research Association. Ladson-Billings’ research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also investigates Critical Race Theory applications to … [Read more...]

WANT TO TEACH? – PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS

Five-Year Programs Tuesday, Feb. 23rd @ 5:00pm, Trinkle Hall 104, Fredericksburg Campus Wednesday, March 23rd @ 5:00pm, Trinkle Hall 104, Fredericksburg Campus Questions? Email Dr. John Broome, jbroome@umw.edu … [Read more...]