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April 9th, 2014
For Chesterfield fifth-graders, baby loggerhead turtle project applies lessons to real life. Bender became one of 400 teachers across the state who have participated in a four-week training program called the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement. The program helps teachers devise ways for students to become engaged in
    April 8th, 2014

    In 2011, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) approached Paul Wehman  to be the director of VCU-ACE. Wheman is professor the Department of Special Education and Disability Policy in the School of Education with joint appointments to physical medicine and rehabilitation in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling in the School of Allied Health Professions.

    April 8th, 2014

    Seven VCU Faculty to Create Teaching and Research Linkages in Durban, South Africa The Global Education Office, in collaboration with the Division of Community Engagement, is pleased to announce participants in the second annual Faculty Development Seminar. The 2014 seminar will be hosted by VCU strategic partner, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa […]

    April 7th, 2014

    The SOE Alumni annual golf tournament was a great success raising more than $8,000.00. Proceeds from this event support the School of Education Alumni Council’s Scholarship Fund. If you would like to add to the scholarship fund or make a gift Please CLICK HERE.

    March 4th, 2014

    A database of recent sexual-abuse allegations will be paired with the work of Dr. Charol Shakeshaft, who began a project in December to create a set of national standards for schools on how to prevent sexual abuse of students by faculty and staff members.

    February 27th, 2014

    Scott Thomas, executive director of the Magnet Schools of America, discussed what magnet schools could offer the Richmond area as part of a discussion hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond. The event was organized by Drs. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Tom Shields.

    February 10th, 2014

    A new book co-authored by Virginia Commonwealth University professor Paul Gerber & Ruth Harris Professor of Dyslexia Studies offers the first in-depth look at how people with dyslexia and other learning disabilities (LD) achieve high levels of success.

    February 4th, 2014

    In December, Kathryn Anderson and Eddie Lee Lewis reached a milestone and became the first two students to complete a 30-month, five-semester certificate program through VCU’s School of Education called ACE-IT in College. VCU is one of 27 universities, and the only one in Virginia, awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant in 2010 to explore […]

    January 28th, 2014

    “One of the reasons for that is the athletes are going to be the most well-protected people there,” said Carrie LeCrom, Director of the Center for Sport Leadership “While anything can happen, there will be security around the athletes,” she said. “They’ve been very well briefed on what precautions are being taken to protect them. […]

    January 7th, 2014

    The first year of the Washington Redskins training camp had an estimated $10.5 million economic impact on the Richmond region, according to numbers released by the city that officials touted as surpassing early estimates. According to the study, which was conducted by the VCU School of Education’s Center for Sport Leadership and Richmond Region Tourism, […]

    December 18th, 2013

    The Franklin Times GARY CUNARD, Times Publisher A veteran educator from Virginia, Dr. Lisa Martin, will become the first woman ever to serve as Franklin County Schools’ superintendent following her unanimous selection Monday evening. Dr. Martin is currently assistant superintendent of secondary education and support services for Stafford County Public Schools in Stafford, Virginia. She […]

    December 9th, 2013

    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded VCU a $1.25 million grant to address a critical shortage of high-quality educators for infants, toddlers and preschool-age children with disabilities from high-need communities.

    December 3rd, 2013

    VCU School of Business Dean and former President of Disneyland Resort Ed Grier delivered a lecture on what educators can learn from “The Happiest Place on Earth” at the VCU Commons Theater. Education is an enterprise that depends on community involvement and a shared understanding of values relative to learning. Effective school leaders and teachers […]

    November 14th, 2013

    A middle school principal in Emporia will lead the statewide school division championed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to rehab failing schools. Dr. Jason V. Sears, of Richmond, begins Nov. 25 as executive director of the Opportunity Educational Institution, which is among the most significant K-12 education reforms of McDonnell’s term. Dr. Sears, 42, received his […]

    November 13th, 2013

    Many VCU School of Education alumni, faculty and staff were among this year’s recipients of the R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence. The winners came from a pool of 146 teachers, who were nominated by students, parents and professional colleagues because of their effectiveness in the classroom and their passion for teaching. The 25-year-old program has […]

    November 6th, 2013

    The Richmond School Board has agreed to begin negotiations with Teach for America, a 23-year-old alternative licensure program that annually places about 11,000 teachers in 48 school districts across the country. During Monday’s work session, two board members and half a dozen members of the audience — including Christine S. Walther-Thomas, the dean of the […]



April 23rd, 2014
Join SOE and VCU Alumni on Friday, April 25, at The Diamond for a Flying Squirrels baseball game and pregame picnic. Picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. with the game following at 7 p.m. Learn more details and get ticket information. If you plan to attend and want to sit with SOE
    April 22nd, 2014

    PLAN AHEAD  On May 2, 3 and 4, Richmond will host the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, bringing approximately 400 athletes representing more than 100 colleges and universities to the city. The race courses of this three-day event run through VCU and the VCU Medical Center and will have significant impact on our […]

    April 20th, 2014

    The official anniversary kick-off will be Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the Library of Virginia, and you are invited! Seems like only yesterday you were walking through the doors of the newly constructed Oliver Hall, perhaps sipping on a 35-cent cup of coffee from the nearby 7-Eleven? Or are you a Graduate of the Last […]

    April 19th, 2014

    Presented by Dr. Heidi L. Andrade Associate Dean for Academic Affairs School of Education,University at Albany, State University of New York Wednesday, April 23rd 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Oliver Hall Room 4084A

    April 14th, 2014

    This year, we celebrate our annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 16. The ceremony recognizes our 2014 scholarship donors and recipients. The event also includes special presentations to students, faculty and alumni. Each year, more than 40 undergraduate and graduate students in the VCU School of Education receive financial support in the form of […]

    January 31st, 2014

    Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Assessment, One Day Conference March 14, 2014 VCU Student Commons

    August 28th, 2013

    Mark your calendars for our annual dinner for Department of Counselor Education students, faculty and alumni. Friday, April 4, 2014

    August 28th, 2013

    For active alumni members and a guest.You and a guest are cordially invited to enjoy a casual evening with fellow VCU alumni for Talking on the Terrace. This evening social doesn’t include a program. It is simply an opportunity for you to network and catch up with friends in a beautiful location with light appetizers, […]

    October 28th, 2012

    Over the years, the VCU Alumni Association and the MCV Alumni Association have named Alumni Stars, honoring outstanding alumni for their humanitarian achievement, professional achievement, community service or university service.The School of Education’s 2013 Alumni Star is S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D. ’07, M.Ed. ’02.” When: 6–9 p.m. Where: Richmond Marriott Downtown, 500 E. Broad St., […]