Dr. Epps recognized with the Graduate Faculty Award

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

  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...]

“A Morning of Exploring” UMW College of Education hosts the Superintendents’ Forum/Rappahannock Partnership for Professional Learning

Colleagues, we are looking forward to your joining us in the College of Education for “A Morning of Exploring.” The day is shaping up to provide opportunities to explore innovative projects and outreach activities that are underway in the College of Education and to explore your ideas, topics, and projects that would best support your work and that of our P-12 colleagues. Superintendents’ Forum Tentative Schedule We hope you will bring colleagues you think would both contribute to and benefit from this Forum/Professional Learning Opportunity.  Please RSVP to Ms. Anna Perdue aperdue2@umw.edu with numbers of attendees from your school/school division by Friday, November 8, 2013. We are excited to see you soon, mgc … [Read more...]

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...]