All the Pieces in Place

A line of new research in early childhood education in the 1970s brought youngsters into Ruffner Hall each morning to play and learn. Read More »

KIds at Engineering Academy

Learning Physical Science Through Engineering

This summer two local schools sent students and teachers to a two-week academy at the University of Virginia to explore ways to incorporate 3D printing and other advanced manufacturing technologies into next year's physical science curriculum. Curry School faculty and graduate students were on hand to facilitate. Read More »

Curry at night

The Curry Impact

"What aspect of your Curry School experience best prepared you for your current job?" This question was raised to the Curry Alumni Group on LinkedIn seven months ago. Alumni in the group continue to respond, and they are unanimous that regardless of their current profession the Curry School made a difference. Read More »

Adria Hoffman

Classroom Mentors: Making a Difference!

Every fall and spring, hundreds of well-respected, experienced teachers open their classroom doors to Curry School teacher candidates who put theory and skills learned in education classes into practice.

Alumni News & Class Notes

was appointed to the Human Rights Commission of the City of Charlottesville in November 20 ... [more]

since graduating has been working as a school counselor in Fairfax County Public Schools, ... [more]

after leaving the Curry School and the Consultative Resource Center,  accepted a position ... [more]

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Alumni Books

The Clown in the Tent by David Black. 2010, Persimmon Tree Press. ... [more]

  Cross the Atlantic? What Was I Thinking?!? Diary of a four year sailing adventure by Wendy McKee. Infinity Publishing (2010). After a four year break from working, I wrote of my adventures sailing o ... [more]

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Alumni Spotlight

has for a decade now been known to many of our off-Grounds students as the instructor of the Social Foundations of American Education course. Despite teaching this conventional education course for our program, she has spent the past 26 years working her day job in a more unconventional education context. Shaffer is considered a leading […] ... [more]

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Curry Blog

School turnaround is not a myth. Chronically low-performing schools can be turned around, ... [more]

Guest post by Annette M. Porter (B.S. ’78, M.Ed. ’82 Special Ed) My whole experience at U. ... [more]

Guest post by Adria Hoffman Field Placement Coordinator (M.Ed. ’05 Soc Fdns) “I could not ... [more]

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