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THE SCHOOL AT A GLANCE

THE SCHOOL AT A GLANCE:
  • 100 RESEARCH FACULTY
  • 64 INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY
  • 10 CENTERS
  • 5 DEPARTMENTS
ANNUAL ENROLLMENT
  • GRADUATE 2,200
  • DOCTORAL 463
PROGRAMS
  • CERTIFICATE 7
  • MASTER’S 17
  • DOCTORAL 9
ALUMNI
  • 18,000 in all 50 states & 15+ foreign countries

SPOTLIGHT

September 15th, 2014
It wasn’t a sure thing, the ease of introducing a co-teacher to Christal Mark’s third-grade special education class. “I have to admit, I was a little fearful,” she said. Principal, David Hudson, thought she’d be a good fit as a mentor in a teacher training program that has Virginia Commonwealth
    September 13th, 2014

    The School of Education is celebrating its 50th anniversary during the 2014-2015 academic year with special events, guest lectures and fundraising for the 50th Anniversary Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will be awarded to students committed to furthering the school’s legacy of urban education improvement. “Over the past 50 years, VCU’s School of Education has emerged […]

    September 11th, 2014

    Bryce McLeod, Ph.D., in the Psychology Department, and Kevin Sutherland, Ph.D., in the School of Education, received the 4 year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. The grant will help improve services aimed at preschool children with problem behaviors in early childhood education and Head Start classrooms.

    September 2nd, 2014

    This column was written by Gabriel Reich of Virginia Commonwealth University, Jeremy Stoddard of the College of William & Mary and 15 other scholars from Virginia universities. They write: By supporting the teaching and learning of history and social science, we honor the foresight of Mr. Jefferson, who wrote in 1816, “If a nation expects […]

    August 26th, 2014

    The transition of moving from school to adult life, for people with autism is especially complex. Transition is that point in life when you move from everything’s laid out in school for you to the whole world is open to you.” said Carol Schall, Ph.D., director of technical assistance at the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism […]

    July 29th, 2014

    The Richmond Teacher Residency (RTR) program continues to receive accolades for its innovative  program. The USDOE article emphasizes the intensive and sustained teacher development, coaching, and support that work together to make RTR unique. Terry” Dozier, a former national teacher of the year and director of VCU’s Center for Teacher Leadership and the RTR program, sees the […]

    July 24th, 2014

    The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education is hosting them as part of the Elementary Science Institutes, an initiative of the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement.. “When something is fun and hands-on and the learning is amongst the children and not just being told by a facilitator, then that learning sticks with you […]

    July 14th, 2014

    How one flier led Charol Shakeshaft into a seven-year video project about racial divisions in the Richmond region.The videos, which went live this spring on the Richmond Peace Education Center website, should spark a critical conversation about how we may foster greater cooperation across the region while providing all students with high quality education, Moeser […]

    June 25th, 2014

    Virginia Commonwealth University announces the formation of the Office of Continuing and Professional Education, The office will launch on July 1 and will centralize the functions of the Center for Professional Growth in the School of Education and the Office of Continuing Studies in the Division of Community Engagement. The Office will deliver high-quality, non-credit […]

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EVENTS

September 4th, 2014
Last year’s Broad Street Mile was enjoyed by SOE alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends, and their families Saturday, September 20 10 AM – 2 PM Broad Street, between Belvidere St. & Hermitage Rd The VCU Broad Street Mile is back for another year of entertainment for all. Celebrating VCU and
    September 4th, 2014

    Please join us for the Golden Anniversary Celebration of the VCU School of Education Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:30 to 7:30 in the evening Library of Virginia  800 East Broad Street  Richmond, Virginia Fifty years ago, VCU’s School of Education opened its doors for the first time to welcome students interested in shaping the future. […]

    September 3rd, 2014

    Ruth Harris Lecture in Dyslexia Studies Featuring paleontologist Jack Horner Monday, October 13, 2014 4:30 to 6 PM VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons 907 Floyd Ave. We are pleased to announce that Jack Horner is this year’s keynote speaker for the Ruth Harris Lecture in Dyslexia Studies. Horner, renowned paleontologist and consultant for the Jurassic […]

    August 20th, 2014

    Dr. Lynn Fuchs, Vanderbilt University September 19, 2014 10-11:30 a.m. University Commons, Commonwealth A To register click the Read more Button below Join prolific scholar and esteemed education colleague, Lynn Fuchs, as she shares lessons learned with faculty and doctoral students on her journey through her academic career. We anticipate Lynn’s insights will benefit both […]

    July 14th, 2014

    Is Now Available! Alumnus Elizabeth W. Parker, discusses her experiences as the school counselor for a Title 1 Virginia school. Parker was recently named the 2014 Virginia Elementary School Counselor of theYear by the Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA).

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