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School of Education at a glance
The School of Education has 1,708 students, 550 faculty and staff, 51 academic programs, and 19,500 alumni spread out among all 50 states and 15 foreign countries

$000 million

in sponsored research — most on Monroe Park Campus

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#17

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SPOTLIGHT

July 20, 2015
VCU’s School of Education recently wrapped up its fifth annual Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA) camp, a partnership between six universities, the U.S. Department of Education and more than 80 school districts designed to improve science teaching and student learning. Teachers who participated in the four-week camp ...

EVENTS

June 11, 2015
Join us in the University Student Commons on Oct. 1 for the Ninth Annual Oehler Lecture, where James Ryan, dean of the Harvard School of Graduate Education, will present his lecture, “Five Miles Away, A World Apart: Five Years Later.” A leading expert on law and education, Ryan will revisit ...
    May 11, 2015

    Watch highlights of Project P.U.S.H. On June 13, the School of Education’s Center for Sport Leadership will welcome 14 youth soccer coaches from South Africa for a two-week visit as part of of its Project P.U.S.H. (Play Until Something Happens) initiative. Made possible through a grant from the U.S. State Department, Project P.U.S.H. uses the  [Read more]

    April 8, 2015

    The School of Education hosted its inaugural Evelyn Reed Symposium on Early Childhood Research and Practice at VCU’s Academic Learning Commons on June 6. The event, named for former associate professor and Department of Special Education and Disability Policy chair Evelyn Reed, brought together a wide variety of audiences — ranging from researchers across the  [Read more]

    March 31, 2015

    On March 25, the Virginia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, or Va-LEND, program held its annual research poster fair at the Kontos Medical Sciences Building on VCU’s MCV Campus. Fourteen LEND trainees — representing the disciplines of occupational therapy, speech language pathology, physical therapy, genetics, nursing, education, social work and family — presented posters based  [Read more]

    February 24, 2015

    On Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, Professor Cochran-Smith presented her research presentation on “Teacher Preparation For Urban Schools: A perspective From Research”. Click on the “Read More” button below to view her presentation.. Marilyn Cochran Smith, Ph. D. is the Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools and Director of the Doctoral Program in Curriculum  [Read more]

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