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GEA Board
GEA Board works to bring back community during an online academic year

The Graduate Education Association (GEA) helps connect students in the School of Education to the faculty, community, and each other. While this year’s board members have had the challenging task of connecting students together during a pandemic that has made people feel more detached than ever before, their goals are to work together to increase student engagement and create a sense of community, even from home.

Natoya Haskins
Natoya Haskins named president-elect of ACES

Natoya Haskins, associate professor of counselor education and director of diversity and inclusion at the School of Education, has been selected as the next president of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the premier professional organization dedicated to the training of counselors in the U.S.

WM Leadership Course
W&M Launches Leadership Course for Alumni and the General Public

The leadership course, Modern Leadership: Reflections and Tools for the Values-Based Leader, combines theory and practice and is designed to engage participants in discussion, hands-on applications and reflections.

Esports
W&M opens new Esports Training and Research Center

William & Mary’s Esports Training and Research Center will include a research lab and training facility designed to foster interdisciplinary collaborations around gaming.

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Holmes Scholars present research at the AACTE Conference

A group of Holmes Scholars from William & Mary were invited to present their independent research at the annual conference of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in topics on multicultural counseling and experiential learning in the time of COVID-19.

Game-based learning brings play into the high school classroom
Game-based learning brings play into the high school classroom

Lindy Johnson, associate professor of English education, has been examining the role of games and play in the classroom for several years. A former English teacher in Boston Public Schools, she now trains new teachers at William & Mary and conducts research around the essential question, how can we make learning more engaging and authentic for both students and teachers?

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