Archives for September 2013

Play Lab

The UMW Autism Clinic and Play Lab is a program run by the Graduate Special Education program at the University of Mary Washington’s College of Education. … [Read more...]

Inaugural Hattie M. Strong Foundation Scholars Selected

  I am delighted to announce our two inaugural Strong Scholars: Ms. Jacqueline Demko, Master of Education and Initial Licensure Candidate (post-bacc pathway)  in Visual Arts PreK-12 Ms. Hannah Kassebaum, Master of Education and Initial Licensure Candidate (5yr pathway) in Secondary English. Thank you everyone who participated in this process and enthusiastic congratulations to Jacqueline and Hannah. Sincerely, Mary Gendernalik-Cooper, Ph.D.   … [Read more...]

4th Annual Literacy Leadership Symposium

4th Annual Literacy Leadership Symposium: Reaching All Learners October 10, 2013   When: Thursday, October 10, 2013 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Where: University of Mary Washington, Stafford Campus, University Hall Featured Speakers Dr. Michael McKenna, University of Virginia Dr. Richard Long, International Reading Association Visit the Literacy Leadership Symposium Web site to Learn More … [Read more...]


Hungry Brains! at Hazel Hill (formerly Hazel Hill Homework Club) is seeking fall 2013 tutors. This program is an after-school tutoring program for diverse, low-income elementary and middle school students at the Section 8 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 at the University of Mary Washington. Tutoring takes place at the Hazel Hill Community Center (100 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia) on Mondays - Thursdays from 4PM-6PM. We are also building a Friday after-school enrichment program with individual students. General Information about the Program: Tutoring begins Monday, September 9th, 2013. If you are interested in tutoring, you should attend an information session. We are holding two information sessions next week. Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 at 5:00PM Trinkle Hall, Room B36 University of Mary … [Read more...]

Steps in Preparing for a Professional Teaching License: Post-Baccalaureate Pathways

In order to teach in Virginia, you must hold a valid teaching license.  A teaching license requires completion of  an approved teacher preparation program in the subject or field that you want to teach. Find out how the University of Mary Washington can help you take the steps to Prepare for a Professional Teaching License [Read More...] … [Read more...]


Welcome to the UMW Teacher Spot! This is an open source teacher community that provides free and open access to tools and resources such as learning and course materials, lecture videos, assessment tools, research, and other instructional materials. Ideas are freely available to practicing teachers. [Read More...] … [Read more...]

Which Program is Best for You?

Teacher education can help you more effectively instruct students in language, math, and more. Find out what programs are best for you and join the high-caliber faculty, and diverse undergraduate, graduate and postgraduates … [Read more...]