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.
The Virginia Troops to Teachers Center, housed in the William & Mary School of Education, has received a $1.9 million grant from the Virginia Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Defense to recruit military veterans for second careers as teachers.
In the city of Richmond, Virginia, where there is a higher than average teacher turnover rate, Jim Ukrop ’60, L.H.D. ’99 and Barbara Ukrop ’61 believe change is possible. The couple established a scholarship for future teachers whom in return agree to teach in Richmond Public Schools for two years.
Nine faculty members and six doctoral students from the School of Education presented at the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference. We offer a look at three of the student research projects behind the presentations.
Jennifer Dwiggins M.Ed. ’18, a recent graduate of the school counseling program, took top prize in the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) Future School Counselor Essay Competition.
Leslie Grant, associate professor and associate dean for academic programs, has been elected president of ASCD, the global community of educators dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching and leading.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary faculty received more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation to place 33 STEM teachers in high-need school districts.
Elizabeth Auguste Ph.D. '18 received the Margaret, the Lady Thatcher Award for Scholarship, Character, and Service at the 2018 Diploma Ceremony at the School of Education
When Victor Tuazon came to W&M to pursue his Ph.D. in counselor education, he already had a strong and diverse background in counseling. Four years later, he will graduate on Saturday and begin a career as an assistant professor of counselor education at New Jersey City University (NJCU), leaving behind big shoes to fill at the New Leaf Clinic and within the counselor education program.
Graduation is the end of a journey of self-discovery for Anna Wong ’17, M.A.Ed. ’18 as she transitions from a student at the William & Mary School of Education to a full-time career in teaching.
An aspiration of helping underserved communities drives the research interests of two counseling students at the William & Mary School of Education who were recently selected as National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program Fellows.
On Tuesday, April 10th, the School of Education community once again came together to celebrate One Tribe One Day, now in its 5th year. There was record participation by students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends from around the world.
Assistant Professor of Education Jason Chen has received a 2018 Plumeri Award, which recognizes W&M faculty members for outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service.
In Greece, there are few opportunities in the public school system for gifted students to receive the kind of special services that are common in many other countries, including the U.S. An international, multi-university network is helping to change that, and the country recently hosted its first international conference on gifted education in Athens. Tracy L. Cross, the Jody and Layton Smith Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education and executive director of the William & Mary Center for Gifted Education, provided the main keynote address at the event.
Lee Vreeland, an alumna of the School of Education, has been selected as the next CEO and president of An Achievable Dream, a local non-profit education organization.
The William & Mary School of Education has launched a new Online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling program, with concentrations in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
The Teachers of Promise Foundation provides uplifting support to teachers at its annual Teachers of Promise Institute, where preservice teachers and master educators gather at a two day intensive conference of workshops, group meetings and a gala celebration.
The School of Education hosted alumni and emeritus faculty who were among the first African Americans to join William & Mary as students and faculty for a discussion March 15.
Students from across the disciplines within the School of Education will present their research during a day-long symposium focused on interdisciplinary connections.
A new student-led initiative, the W&M Collegiate Recovery Program, seeks to offer a safe space and a community of support for students in recovery — while reducing the stigma of addiction on campus.
The William & Mary Higher Education Program invites students, campus administrators, faculty, and alumni to check out John Thelin’s 2017 text, American Higher Education: Issues and Institutions, in which he bridges theory and practice regarding issues of higher education governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, and much more.
Secondary science preservice teachers from the School of Education presented at the 3-day Virginia Association Science Teachers (VAST) conference last November.
The Higher Education Administration program’s intramural handball team won the William & Mary Campus Recreation Co-Rec B division on February 15th
On Feb. 20, more than 200 students, cooperating teachers and university supervisors gathered at the School of Education to kick off the spring student teaching experience.
A screening of “Backpack Full of Cash,” a documentary about the privatization of public schools, inspired a lively discussion last week at the School of Education.
Evan Pfeiffer ’16, M.A.Ed. ’17 has been awarded a Williamsburg-James City County Schools Foundation Innovative Learning Grant Award for February 2018.
Mayor Levar Stoney visited the School of Education to recruit top teachers to Richmond Public Schools.
The center received the Legacy Book Award from the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented for their book, Mind Your Time.
Jim Barber, Associate Professor of Higher Education in the department of Educational Policy, Planning & Leadership, was recently named the editor of Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.
Hulon LaVaughan Willis, Sr. was the first African American to enroll at William & Mary, earning his master’s of education in 1956.
Five doctoral students in the W&M School of Education were selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education’s (AACTE) Holmes Scholars Program based on their achievements and their commitment to diversity and equity.
Highlighting W&M’s Training and Technical Assistance Center's (T/TAC) special education experts helping schools and families of students with mild and moderate disabilities throughout eastern Virginia.