Pamela Eddy wins the Barbara Townsend award, a national lecture award for dedication to higher education administration, community colleges, feminist studies, and higher education programs.
2017 News Stories
The organization's Leadership Award is presented annually to one Virginia educator who demonstrates outstanding leadership in curriculum, instruction, and/or assessment.
Jennifer Cross and Tracy Cross recently launched a new co-edited book, Providing for the Special Needs of Students with Gifts & Talents. The book was a collaboration with authors from Ireland, the US, Scotland, Greece, Germany, Hungary, and Slovenia.
Meredith Kier, assistant professor of science education, is co-leading E-Communities, a three-year research project funded by the NSF to develop a community of practice among middle-school teachers and professional engineers to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists and mathematicians.
Doctoral students in EPPL 601 Educational Policy: Development & Analysis had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to see policy in action.
During the second talk of the W&M School of Education's 2017-2018 Diversity Lecture Series, Cirecie West-Olatunji presented culturally informed approaches to transform outcomes for culturally and socially marginalized individuals.
Four W&M Holmes Scholars attended the fourth annual Holmes Scholars Dissertation Symposium and Retreat to engage in scholarly conversations about the dissertation process and network with fellow scholars.
A collaboration between the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the School of Education, the workshop helped W&M staff and students apply the principles of design thinking to plan careers in higher education.
At the new Troops to Teachers Virginia Center at the William & Mary School of Education, Charlie Foster M.Ed. '17 is using his experience in the U.S. Marine Corps and his master's degree in higher education to help military veterans become teachers.
Five students pursuing a master's degree in teaching along with a dual endorsement in ESL and bilingual education presented at the VATESOL conference in late October.
Developing global partnerships and opportunities to collaborate internationally is a hallmark of the Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership Department. Learn more about recent projects and visiting scholars.
The camp was recognized at the October 18 meeting of the school board for its efforts enhancing the educational experiences of Norfolk students.
A master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in ESL/bilingual education will be added to the curriculum at the William & Mary School of Education.
Four doctoral-level counseling students win research grants from national organizations.
As the school year began, students in W&M's teacher preparation programs gathered for a reception with the cooperating teachers from local schools who will serve as their mentors in the coming year.
W&M President Taylor Reveley joined the Higher Education Student Association for lunch and a discussion about his career and higher education leadership.
The program has been awarded the Robert Frank Outstanding Counselor Education Program Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).
89 Korean educators were on the W&M campus in early August to learn about the Integrated Curriculum Model, a framework of strategies for differentiation and creativity in gifted classrooms
Dr. Parker joins W&M from the University of South Florida, where her research and clinical experiences focused on supporting at-risk adolescents.
The Summer Literacy Institute featured speakers who shared techniques to help teachers in grades K-8 help their students become better writers.
Dean Spencer Niles addresses the School of Education community following the events in Charlottesville, VA.
The NASA/VIMS Summer Residential Governor's School brings high-achieving students from across Virginia to explore engineering, aeronautical or marine research. This year's cohort also had the chance to hear from famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Dr. Gutierrez has expertise in substance abuse counseling and counselor education. His research interests include the relationship between stress and health and the effect of spirituality and contemplative practices on health and wellness.
Elizabeth Redford Howley M.Ed. ’10 is co-founder and director of the Next Move Program, which partners with businesses in Richmond, Virginia, to create guided internship experiences for young adults with disabilities.
Camp Launch is a two-week residential camp for academically gifted 7th and 8th grade students from low-income families. In 2017, 76 students from across the region participated.
Rachel Previs Ball '07, M.Ed. '11, Ed.D. '17 is the principal of Cool Spring Primary School in King William County, Virginia. She recently completed her third William & Mary degree, a doctorate in education.
Eight W&M graduate students in the School of Education were selected to be the university’s inaugural Social Justice and Diversity Fellows.
The 115,000-member organization provides support to educators around the world.
Edith Gonzalez, Nathaniel Mason and Victor Tuazon were selected for their work providing effective, culturally competent counseling services to underserved populations.
Ryan McGill, assistant professor of school psychology, was recognized for his research on IQ testing and researchers at the W&M Center for Gifted Education were selected for a cross-cultural study of self-concept among gifted students.
Katherine Barko-Alva is working with iCivics, a nonprofit that uses digital games to teach young people about civics, to make its resources English Language Learner-friendly.
The new W&M Institute for Research on the Suicide of Gifted Students aims to answer that question.
Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.
A group of 10 students from the school counseling and school psychology programs traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with legislators and discuss issues relevant to the profession and students' needs.
For 25 years, Wendy Pearson has been serving the school and its students as registrar. Her career at W&M spans 37 years in all.
Thanks to a $400,000 grant awarded through the Department of Defense, the School of Education will establish the Troops to Teachers Virginia Center to train veterans for teaching professions.
Lindy Johnson, assistant professor of English education, has been recognized by AERA for excellence in early scholarship in writing and literacies research.
Darlene Dockery is driven by a passion to move learners across the lifespan toward their goals. She graduates Saturday with her doctorate in gifted education.
Samantha Davis believes educating and caring for young people is how she can help make the world a better place. She graduates Saturday with a degree in secondary English education.
Brian Kooyman's impact has been felt across the School of Education in his three years studying here. He graduates Saturday with a doctorate in counselor education.
The post-baccalaureate program will provide specialized training and resources to better prepare educators for assisting students with autism in the classroom.
Students from Dr. Gail McEachron’s Social, Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Education class visited the Moton Museum in Farmville on March 18, with support from Curriculum & Instruction faculty.
A W&M professor and three alumnae have collaborated on an innovative new program focused on teaching the Spanish language through the lens of interculturality
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors, including the School of Education's Jeremy Stoddard, have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
The W&M New Horizons Family Counseling Center was awarded the Don Dinkmeyer Social Interest Award for its commitment to improving the lives of community families.
The Thomas J. Sweeney Legacy Award recognizes an individual for a legacy of transformational excellence.
The inaugural cohort of Social Justice & Diversity Graduate Research Fellows has been selected for the 2017-2018 academic year. The fellowship offers eight students from various fields within education the opportunity to form a community to support and promote research in the areas of social justice and diversity.
The university broke records on March 28, 2017 our fourth annual giving day.
A new educational studies minor will offer students with various majors a taste of educational research, theory and policy.
Four current Holmes Scholars traveled to Tampa, Florida in early March to present their research projects during a poster session at the annual conference of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
David Gesualdi, a graduate student pursuing his Ed.D. in K-12 administration, bas been awarded a Standing Ovation Excellence in Classroom Innovation Award from DC Public Schools.
Education professor Jamel K. Donnor co-edited Scandals in College Sports, an academic text that looks at 21 notable sports scandals and how they could have been handled differently.
The address, delivered at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists, is an honor given to a distinguished contributor to the field.
The W&M School of Education improved this year to tied at 46th from 55th, and is one of the smallest schools of education to be ranked in the top 50.
Students at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Spotsylvania, Virginia, took part in a problem-based learning experience to explore the mystery of a century-old shipwreck.
The "ESL101" workshops, a collaboration of the W&M School-University Research Network and faculty members, brought 140 elementary and secondary teachers from 29 Virginia school divisions to campus.
The investment in scholarships helps the William & Mary School of Education attract bright students who want to change the world.
With nearly 500 applications to master's and doctoral programs beginning in 2017, the School of Education is seeing strong interest in advanced study in education.
Clinical Associate Professor Gail Hardinge is chairing the board of CodeRVA, a new high school in Richmond, VA that aims to redesign the high school experience and address inequities in STEM education.
Assistant Professor of Special Education Jackie Rodriguez serves as a voice for diverse learners as she advocates on educational issues.
Thanks to the renewed support from the Williamsburg Health Foundation, the center will be able to continue offering free, specialized services to high-need families in the greater Williamsburg area.
A group of four students and one alumna traveled to Richmond to engage with legislators on the counselor to student ratio and other important issues.
There's a critical scholarship gap in higher education in the areas of social justice and diversity. Natoya Haskins and a new fellowship program are setting out to change that.
Wade Whitehead '94 was recently inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame, an honor given to just five teachers nationwide each year.
The grant will fund the development of virtual reality training systems for geosciences faculty in higher education across the country.
Students in elementary and secondary education presented their work at the annual Virginia Association of Science Teachers Professional Development Institute.