Families are more likely to stick with family counseling if they feel hopeful and confident that their counselor can help them after their first session, according to research conducted at the New Horizons Family Counseling Clinic at the William & Mary School of Education.
William & Mary faculty member Daniel Gutierrez, assistant professor in counselor education, and his colleagues have received a multi-year grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth for the purpose of developing a culturally appropriate tobacco prevention program for Latinx youth in the Richmond area.
Dr. Krause has expertise in methods for teaching mathematics to ESL students. Her research interests take both a broad and more focused approach to teaching mathematics in multilingual settings. While focusing on studying students’ comprehension and the teaching of fractions she will also take a broader look at the experiences of bilingual pre-service teachers in the mathematics classroom and navigating communication with Spanish-speaking immigrant parents.
William & Mary students participating in a study-abroad program in Cuba the week after Commencement got an up-close look at the education system in that nation, as well as its history and culture.
A new initiative at the School of Education called Tribe Teachers offers graduates support for the first three years of their career, a critical time when many make the decision to leave the profession.
Pierson, a 2017 graduate of W&M's master's program in secondary teaching, was selected as one of four secondary teachers in Richmond Public Schools for exemplary efforts during her first year of teaching.