- August 21, 2014

Education Students Visit Historic Schoolhouse

Education Students Visit Historic Schoolhouse

Field Trip to the Vale Schoolhouse By Elif Sigindere Omur The Summer II EDUC 500: “Introduction to Education and Educational Research” class visited the Vale Schoolhouse on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 along with Dr. Rebecca Sachs and Dr. Jillian Wendt. Members of the Vale Club and Friends of the Vale Schoolhouse, Liz Jones and Chris […]

VFF: Promoting Student Autonomy

VFF: Promoting Student Autonomy

Virginia International University’s School of Education welcomes all to join us for the September event in our Voices from the Field speaker series: a presentation entitled “Promoting Student Autonomy.” In this first talk of the Fall semester, our distinguished guest speaker, Dr. Heather Weger, will discuss how authentic, task-based activities can scaffold learning in multi-level classes.

Upcoming Education Summit On The Common Core

Upcoming Education Summit On The Common Core

Virginia International University (VIU)’s Schools of Education and Public & International Affairs are proud to announce The National Summit on the Common Core: Demystifying and Finding Common Ground on 1 November 2014 from 9:00am to 1:30pm. The event will take place at the Fairfax Government Center at 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035.

School of Education’s Dr. Wendt Appointed to the ATE’s Research Committee

School of Education’s Dr. Wendt Appointed to the ATE’s Research Committee

The School of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Jillian Wendt on her recent appointment to the Association of Teacher Educators’ Research Committee. The Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) serves to improve teacher education nationally and has two voting seats on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Dr. Rebecca Sachs Recognized as Faculty of the Year

Dr. Rebecca Sachs Recognized as Faculty of the Year

The School of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Rebecca Sachs on being awarded VIU’s Faculty of the Year award. Dr. Sachs has achieved the distinct honor of being selected as a model member of VIU’s learning community and a promoter of professional and scholarly excellence.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

“You change the world every day in small and large ways.” On this Teacher Appreciation Day, the School of Education celebrates its faculty members for all that they do! You really do change the world every day in small and large ways. Simply thanking you is not enough because of the kind of impact that […]

School of Education Announces its CLLC 2014 Honorees

School of Education Announces  its CLLC 2014 Honorees

VIU’s School of Education is pleased to announce its honorees for the inaugural Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC) which will be held on April 11-12, 2014. “These honorees were selected because they represent the best of the best in regard to issues concerning language, learning, and culture,” said Kevin Martin, the conference organizer.

School of Education Director Kevin Martin Elected to the International TESOL Organization

School of Education Director Kevin Martin Elected to the International TESOL Organization

VIU’s School of Education would like to congratulate its director, Mr. Kevin J. Martin, on his election as the Assistant Chair to the Higher Education Interest Section for TESOL! The International TESOL Organization is dedicated to developing and advancing the interests of ESOL students and teachers, and does a great deal of good work for […]

CLLC Schedule Now Available!

CLLC Schedule Now Available!

Virginia International University’s School of Education is pleased to announce that the schedule for our Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC) is now available online! Please click to see the overview of events and the presentation and workshop schedule.

VFF: “Glocalized” English Presentation

VFF: “Glocalized” English Presentation

For the March event in its Voices from the Field speaker series, VIU’s School of Education is excited to host a presentation on empowering non-native speakers to teach English as an international language.

VFF: Co-Teaching Panel Presentation

VFF: Co-Teaching Panel Presentation

The School of Education is excited to announce the February event in our Voices from the Field (VFF) Speaker Series: a panel presentation on Promoting Communication Skills and Workforce Readiness through Co-Teaching. All are welcome. Please join us for what is sure to be an enlightening and inspiring event!

VFF: Education Employment Opportunities

VFF: Education Employment Opportunities

The School of Education was pleased to hold its January edition of its Voices from the Field Speaker Series on January 23, 2014 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. The event consisted of a panel discussion on “Positioning Yourself for Employment Opportunities in Education.”

- November 8, 2013

Registration opens for CLLC

Registration opens for CLLC

The School of Education at Virginia International University will be hosting its inaugural Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC) on April 11-12, 2014, with the goal of sharing best practices and emerging trends in these closely intertwined areas. This year’s theme, Innovations at the Intersection of Language, Learning, and Culture, intends to frame educational […]

Voices from the field

Voices from the field

The School of Education announces the November edition of our speaker series, “Voices from the Field.” Join us on November 7th, 2013 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm where we will host a discussion on “Entrepreneurship in Education” with our guest speaker Zarko Palankov, President, The Global Language Network (GLN).

- September 20, 2013

Voices from the Field

Voices from the Field

The School of Education at VIU is proud to announce the October edition of the “Voices from the Field” speaker series.  Join us on October 3rd, 2013 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm where we will host a discussion on “Language Program Administration” with our guest speaker George Rado, Executive Director, Capital English Academy.

- September 4, 2013

Voices from the Field

Voices from the Field

The School of Education at VIU is proud to announce the inauguration of the “Voices from the Field” speaker series. Join us on September 19th, 2013 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm where we will host a discussion on “Taking Advantage of Service-Learning Opportunities for Teachers” with our guest speaker Mika Hama, Director of Program Evaluation at […]

- August 2, 2013

Is Education Lacking in the Humanities and Social Sciences?

Is Education Lacking in the Humanities and Social Sciences?

A recent report by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Commission on Humanities and Social Sciences demonstrates the importance of a balanced education in the modern world.  The educational focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is a necessary part of building the economy and improving the United States’ stance in the world; […]