As we approach the Youth-Nex 7th Conference, co-chair Johari Harris shares more about her work on equity, civil engagement and social justice.
Chad Prather, who partnered with the Charlottesville High School choir on a moving anthem after “Unite the Right” violence, has earned high praise and numerous awards as a high school teacher in Nashville.
Edward Scott, Jr., an Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Science Ph.D student, joins an elite group of doctoral scholars in a fellowship program to increase faculty diversity.
On November 12-13th, 2019, Youth-Nex will host its 7th annual conference, “Dialoging for Democracy: Youth Moral Reasoning and Social Justice” (#YouthAct19).
The policy summit is the third to be hosted as a collaborative effort between the Curry School, the UVA K-12 Advisory Council, the Virginia Department of Education, and the Office of the Secretary of Education.
The day-long conference will offer informational sessions, networking, and discussion for self-advocates, families and community members, and professionals with an interest in autism.
The UVA Equity Center, with Curry School professor Nancy Deutsch as a faculty director, will foster partnerships between Charlottesville-area community leaders and University faculty.
Ahead of his on-Grounds conversation with the Curry School community, Louisiana State Superintendent John White discusses the state of American education with Curry School Dean Bob Pianta.
An early childhood education program in Virginia helped improve children’s school readiness and strengthen supports and relationships within school communities
“Differentiated instruction” counters the prevalent system of placing similar students on “tracks” or “levels.” In fact, Tomlinson argues, there are no such thing as “similar students.”
Students in Associate Professor Patrice Grimes's class spent a Saturday at James Madison’s home, talking about how to teach the legacies of freedom and slavery.
What is that something that makes a professor a favorite? UVA researchers built and are piloting a new observational tool designed to identify what makes a class session engaging and effective.
Jane Batten’s gift will enable creation of professorships and fellowships in UVA’s Curry School, positively affecting the quality of education offered to young people.
Get to know a few of our doctoral candidates and newest Dean's Fellows – including their path to UVA, how they developed a passion for research, and their best advice for current Ph.D. applicants.
Dan is a Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy from Santo Domingo, Costa Rica. His research interests lie primarily in the intersection between K-12 education policy, international development and poverty, and behavioral science.
Jessica is a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education from Sterling, Virginia. Jessica also earned her M.Ed. in Higher Education from the Curry School, and she's now studying how to create and maintain student-centered policy in college and university environments.
Theresa is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science from Friendship, Wisconsin, studying how to facilitate, create and maintain positive adult-student relationships. Before coming to UVA, Theresa was a teacher-trainer with the Peace Corps in Ethiopia, a 4th grade teacher in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, and a College Advisor at SEO Scholars in NYC.
Helen is a Ph.D. candidate in Curriculum & Instruction from Sacramento, California, studying the impact of trauma on students and how to equip teachers with trauma-sensitive practices.
From frequent visits to the Boys & Girls Clubs to regular mentoring and tutoring at local elementary schools, the Curry School's Ben Hogg has left his mark on the Charlottesville community.