School of Education - George Mason University

Undergraduate Teaching Degrees

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FAIRFAX, Va. – Beginning this fall, George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development will offer three undergraduate teaching degrees. Bachelor of science in education (BSEd) degrees in special education, elementary education, and early childhood education for diverse learners will be available at George Mason when the fall semester begins Aug. 26. Read more...

In the College of Education and Human Development, it's reading, writing and ... digital learning

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Mark Ginsberg, dean of Mason's College of Education and Human Development, says Amazon's entry into Northern Virginia "challenges us to be the very best we can be." Read more...

Research that helps Teachers get with the (Computer) Program

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Don’t worry Virginia teachers, Amy Hutchison feels your pain and is here to help. The associate professor at George Mason University and director of Mason’s Division of Elementary, Literacy and Secondary Education understands that teaching the new mandatory Standards of Learning for computer science in Virginia’s public schools can seem daunting to those who do not have a computer science background. Read more...

CEHD Alumna Kaleigh O’Donnell Receives Exemplary Early Career Teacher Award

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Kaleigh O’Donnell (MEd ’15) is the 2017 recipient of Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation’s Exemplary Early Career Teacher Award. The award is given to an alumnus or alumna of CEHD who has demonstrated excellence, leadership, and innovation in the classroom within the first three years of teaching in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). Read more...

Videos Explore PDS Approach to Mentoring, Feedback

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The College of Education and Human Development at Virginia’s George Mason University (GMU) and its professional development school (PDS) partners have established leadership teams to plan robust and personalized training programs for teacher candidates. The teams at the university and school sites work together to engage interns in well-rounded experiences, such as by involving them in local school activities, to help fulfill their individualized professional development plans.

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Sharon Plante Wins GMU Alumni Award

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Congratulations to Sharon LePage Plante winner of a George Mason University 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Education and Human Development. She speaks to GMU's graduating class on May 14. Read more...

The Elementary Education PDS program and Local Elementary Schools Win National Award

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CEHD's Elementary Education program receives the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPD) Exemplary Professional Development School Award. Read more...

Seth Parsons Named Emerging Leader in Education

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Phi Delta Kappa International has selected Associate Professor Seth Parsons as a member of the Emerging Leaders Class of 2014-15. Read more...

Ready to Teach: New Teachers Cap Off Their Studies Before Heading to Classrooms

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After two years of studying full-time at Mason, a group of elementary teachers-to-be capped off their learning with research first… celebrations second! Read more...