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Quinn Scholarship
One Family’s inspiring gift to support teachers helping children with dyslexia learn to read

The Quinn Scholarship was created by Julie Richardson Agnew ’91, Richard C. Kraemer Term Professor of Business at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, to support School of Education students committed to helping children with dyslexia. Agnew established the scholarship in honor of her son Quinn, who was diagnosed with dyslexia and benefited from learning at the Riverside School.

WAITT Program
Counseling students empower inmates to overcome addiction

Through a partnership between W&M and Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, four students in counseling designed and delivered a 10-week counseling curriculum focused on empowering and motivating women inmates to find a path toward a healthier life.

Gene Roche
Aceto Award honors Roche's efforts for the greater good

Gene Roche, executive professor of higher education at William & Mary, will receive the 2019 Shirley Aceto Award for exceptional commitment to excellence in service to the campus community.

Military Counseling
School of Education launches military counseling program

This fall, the School of Education will enroll its first students in a new online master’s degree program focusing on military and veterans counseling. The program, the only one of its kind in Virginia, will train counselors to work with veterans and their families on issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, the emotional impacts of physical injury, long-term family separation and the transition from military to civilian life.

AERA Conference 2019
W&M students and faculty participate in AERA conference

William & Mary School of Education faculty and students presented at the American Education Research Association's (AERA) annual conference. We offer a look at some of the research projects behind the presentations and the group that won an award for their evaluation tool.

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