Featured Stories

  • Newly Funded Curry School Research to Evaluate Education Innovations

    CASTL Researchers Williford and Downer awarded grants by U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.

  • FOCAL Lab Engages in International Collaboration with University of Tuebingen

    Prof. Hulleman works with University of Tuebingen to examine STEM motivation from international perspective.

  • Rimm-Kaufman Talks About How Social, Emotional Skills Lead to Academic Gains

    Prof. and CASTL Researcher Sara Rimm-Kaufman outlines key findings from Responsive Classroom study published in the American Education Research Journal.

  • CASTL Partners with VECF to Offer Free Online Course for Early Childhood Educators

    The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and CASTL offer free Early Classroom Interactions online course to VA teachers.

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Employment Opportunities

  • New! Charlottesville: The Curry School of Education is collaborating with the Louisiana Department of Education on a research study aimed at improving the availability of high-quality early childhood opportunities for children 0-5. We are seeking 1-2 Undergraduate Research Assistants to help our team get ready for a large-scale data collection in Louisiana preschool classrooms this fall. RA’s will prepare research materials, process data and help with various aspects of the project. We are looking for someone organized, detail-oriented and professional. Interests in early childhood, education policy, or developmental psychology are a major plus, as is prior applied social science research experience. We are looking for individuals who are interested in working about 10 hours/week at a pay rate of $12/hour. Immediate or fall semester start dates are possible. Email EdPolicyWorks@virginia.edu with your resume, cover letter and any questions. Please put “LA-KRIS Research Assistant” in the subject line.
  • New! Henrico: The MyTeachingPartner – Math/Science (MTP-M/S) research project is seeking motivated individuals who are interested in being trained in several standardized child assessments in various domains (e.g., math, science, and literacy), along with observational assessments of classroom quality, and gaining experience conducting educational research in early childhood. Data collection will occur for approximately 4 weeks in the fall of 2014 (Mid-September through October).  Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. To apply, send a cover letter, resume/vita, and name and contact information (name, e-mail, phone) for two professional references. For more information about the position or to email applications, contact MyTeachingPartner – Math/Science at myteachingpartnerms@gmail.com