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 »

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Curry’s Education Leadership Pipeline

The Curry School’s top-ranked teacher education program develops excellent educators who are quickly recognized in their schools as instructional leaders. They maintain their distinction as leaders throughout their careers, even when their roles change within schools and sometimes even outside of schools. Not surprisingly, a significant number of our M.T. graduates want to make school-wide impacts and move into administrative roles. 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 »

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 named principal of George C. Marshall High School. Litz is currently working on an edu ... [more]

is currently living in Lorton, Va., and moving to Williamsburg, Va., in 2015. She retired ... [more]

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