College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) includes two schools, the Graduate School of Education (GSE), which is the largest in Virginia, and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (RHT).

The college is a nationally recognized leader in educator preparation, special education, counseling, and school leadership, and is home to 11 centers engaged in groundbreaking research. With our record of achievement and scholarship, CEHD is ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Top 50 best education schools in the country. Our Graduate School of Education — the largest and most comprehensive in Virginia — is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country. Our School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism offers some of the university’s most sought-after academic programs, enrolling nearly 1,000 students in dynamic and career-ready studies in kinesiology and athletic training, health and physical education, and sport, recreation, and tourism management.

Mission: The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) inspires undergraduate and graduate students to promote learning and development across the life span. Innovative, inclusive, and cutting-edge, the college and its two schools prepare professionals who improve lives and make a difference for our community and for the world.

Excited to announce we're still accepting applications for our International Baccalaureate certificates & master's degre...
07/03/2019

Excited to announce we're still accepting applications for our International Baccalaureate certificates & master's degree programs for this fall! Offering IB certificates for both Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program and Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (ESOL, ESL) program! Space is limited!

More info: https://bit.ly/2YuuOfh

“Going back to school taught me to push through, even when it was hard." Elizabeth Allen is grateful the #CEHD tourism...
07/02/2019

“Going back to school taught me to push through, even when it was hard."

Elizabeth Allen is grateful the #CEHD tourism and events management degree program was flexible and focused on helping her reach her goals. Allen is finishing up her degree this summer while beginning her full-time job as director of special events at the International Country Club in Fairfax.

Story: https://bit.ly/2XkfEbc

"I’ve always been passionate about science education at the elementary school level and about how we need to do better...
06/26/2019

"I’ve always been passionate about science education at the elementary school level and about how we need to do better. I think STEM is a way to do that for our kids."

Great story about assistant professor Nancy Holincheck's creation of the STEM instruction for CEHD's George Mason University Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning that grew out of helping mentor her children's high school robotics team!

Story: https://bit.ly/31SxuFG

Excited to announce that CEHD will begin to offer three undergraduate teaching degrees this fall!George Mason will offer...
06/25/2019

Excited to announce that CEHD will begin to offer three undergraduate teaching degrees this fall!

George Mason will offer bachelor of science in education (BSEd) degrees in special education, elementary education, and early childhood education for diverse learners!

Mason was one of seven public universities in Virginia to be approved to offer undergrad degrees in education! Interested prospective and current students should email [email protected] for more information.

Story: https://bit.ly/2YbRyAI

Like NFL Network analyst and former Washington Redskins general manager Charley Casserly worked his way up the ranks to ...
06/21/2019

Like NFL Network analyst and former Washington Redskins general manager Charley Casserly worked his way up the ranks to eventually wind up as an NFL executive, recent grad Danielle Moore - the Charley Casserly Outstanding Student in Sport Management Award recipient - is working hard to set herself apart.

Moore continues to eye an internship with an NBA team in basketball operations and will head to Las Vegas in July to attend a program that educates attendees on the NBA salary cap and collective bargaining agreement.

Read more: https://bit.ly/2Nf1LeP

Congrats to CEHD visiting professor Anne Holton on being named George Mason University's interim president! Awesome news...
06/20/2019
Board of Visitors names Anne Holton interim president | George Mason

Congrats to CEHD visiting professor Anne Holton on being named George Mason University's interim president!

Awesome news as Holton has been on staff at Mason and in CEHD since 2017 and is the former Virginia Secretary of Education! Holton will become the first female president at George Mason when she takes over on Aug. 1!

With 37,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries and a residential population of more than 6,000 students Mason is a vibrant and dynamic community of scholars.

Excited to share we've received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for ...
05/31/2019
Accredited Educator Preparation | CEHD News

Excited to share we've received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for our initial-licensure educator preparation programs! Huge honor as 14 of our initial-licensure programs are accredited through spring of 2026!

Thanks to our outstanding faculty and the efforts of CAEP-related working groups, academic programs, faculty and staff!

https://bit.ly/2Km2szT

George Mason receives accreditation from Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Great story about the awesome work of associate professor Brenda Bannan in leading an active threat response training fo...
05/30/2019
Mason research and smart technology enhance emergency response | George Mason

Great story about the awesome work of associate professor Brenda Bannan in leading an active threat response training for area first responders last month at EagleBank Arena. Tremendous job by Professor Bannan of our Instructional Design and Technology program!

Story: https://bit.ly/2MjMWaj

With 37,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries and a residential population of more than 6,000 students Mason is a vibrant and dynamic community of scholars.

Congrats to our Math Education Leadership program on being ranked 12th in the country by BestColleges.com on their list ...
05/28/2019
The Best Online Master's in Math Education for 2019 | BestColleges.com

Congrats to our Math Education Leadership program on being ranked 12th in the country by BestColleges.com on their list of Best Online Master's in Math Education Programs in 2019!

Story: https://bit.ly/2wswbPa
And for more information on our Math Education Leadership program, which is 100% online and will be offered in the fall, visit here: https://bit.ly/2Xe3HEO

We've ranked the top online master's in math education programs. Compare schools by cost and convenience. Earn your master's degree online.

As promised, photos from the Graduate School of Education's degree celebration! Congrats again to all graduates - bachel...
05/24/2019

As promised, photos from the Graduate School of Education's degree celebration! Congrats again to all graduates - bachelor's, master's and doctoral! Was a great weekend to celebrate and best of luck to you all in the future!

#cehd #MyMasonCap

Some of our favorite photos from the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism degree celebration last week! Also includ...
05/24/2019

Some of our favorite photos from the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism degree celebration last week! Also including some pics from the university's commencement ceremony and photos from the Graduate School of Education to come soon.

Congrats to all our graduates! We're proud of you!

Great example of the opportunities bestowed upon our students! John Johnson, who recently received his master's degree i...
05/24/2019
He's living his NFL dream as an athletic trainer | George Mason

Great example of the opportunities bestowed upon our students! John Johnson, who recently received his master's degree in athletic training, will be serving as an athletic training intern with the Jacksonville Jaguars this summer at training camp after spending last fall with the Redskins!

With 37,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries and a residential population of more than 6,000 students Mason is a vibrant and dynamic community of scholars.

College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
05/23/2019

College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

Thanks so much to the students of Lees Corner Elementary School for their donation of $1,100 to the Mason LIFE program! An amazing show of generosity by the students of Lees Corner as all the grades competed against each other in a penny fundraiser!

A special thanks to Laura Dinan, a special education teacher at Lees Corner who spearheaded the fundraiser and is a former instructor at Mason LIFE who received her master's degree in special education from Mason in 2017!

Thanks so much to the students of Lees Corner Elementary School for their donation of $1,100 to the Mason LIFE program! ...
05/22/2019

Thanks so much to the students of Lees Corner Elementary School for their donation of $1,100 to the Mason LIFE program! An amazing show of generosity by the students of Lees Corner as all the grades competed against each other in a penny fundraiser!

A special thanks to Laura Dinan, a special education teacher at Lees Corner who spearheaded the fundraiser and is a former instructor at Mason LIFE who received her master's degree in special education from Mason in 2017!

Commencement is upon us! Congrats to all of our graduates! But, in case you missed it, we recently had a great celebrati...
05/15/2019

Commencement is upon us! Congrats to all of our graduates! But, in case you missed it, we recently had a great celebration for the graduates of our fantastic Mason LIFE program!

Wanted to share a few photos from a truly great night. All of our Mason LIFE graduates will be at commencement on Friday as well!

Over spring break, associate professor Yoosun Chung guided nine #CEHD students on a trip to South Korea to explore the u...
05/10/2019

Over spring break, associate professor Yoosun Chung guided nine #CEHD students on a trip to South Korea to explore the use of Assistive Technology in Korea!

Story: https://bit.ly/2W3tiDb

05/09/2019
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Great professional development video by Professor Joan Kang Shin, who specializes in English as a Second Language (ESL) education and serves as the academic program coordinator for the Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners program!

Watch this professional development video by Impact series editor, Dr. Joan Kang Shin, about developing global citizenship in teen learners.

Visit ELTNGL.com/impact to watch more professional development videos from Joan to help teachers improve their classroom practice and get the most out of Impact!

Awesome feature on CEHD alum Tim Cotman (MEd, '99) and his work at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Arlington as equity...
05/08/2019

Awesome feature on CEHD alum Tim Cotman (MEd, '99) and his work at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Arlington as equity and excellence coordinator!

His success in closing the "opportunity gap" for students of all races is a big reason why he has been named teacher of the year three times in the last 18 months!

Story: https://bit.ly/2vHlFn3

Congrats to all our Program Award Winners from the Graduate School of Education and the School of Recreation, Health, an...
05/07/2019
Program Award Winners — 2019 | CEHD News

Congrats to all our Program Award Winners from the Graduate School of Education and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism! More than 40 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students were honored this year!

Story: https://bit.ly/2H6Yby7

CEHD program award winners in 2019.

Happy National Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to all our wonderful CEHD alums who are making a difference in class...
05/06/2019

Happy National Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to all our wonderful CEHD alums who are making a difference in classrooms around the country! And thanks to our CEHD faculty for teaching and training the next generation of teachers!

You all are an inspiration to many and we are very grateful for your hard work!

Great story about tourism and events management undergrad Sofya Vetrova's newsletter, "Robot Exclusive," for Mason Dinin...
05/02/2019

Great story about tourism and events management undergrad Sofya Vetrova's newsletter, "Robot Exclusive," for Mason Dining in collaboration with the Starship delivery robots! Sofya was also named the Outstanding Graduate Student in Tourism and Events Management!

Story: https://bit.ly/2V6dxeS

Congrats to Professors Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Fred Bemak on being named recipients of the 2019 Presidential Faculty Exc...
05/01/2019

Congrats to Professors Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Fred Bemak on being named recipients of the 2019 Presidential Faculty Excellence Medals! The counseling tandem were awarded medals for excellence in diversity and inclusion and will receive them at commencement on May 17!

Story: https://bit.ly/2GOChya

Professor Rita Chi-Ying Chung in the Counseling and Development program will be the opening keynote speaker for the One ...
04/26/2019

Professor Rita Chi-Ying Chung in the Counseling and Development program will be the opening keynote speaker for the One APAC (Asian Pacific American Coalition) Summit on Sunday in the Hub Ballroom! This FREE event begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Professor Chung and two graduate students, Gaku Fujiyama and Nicole Brzozowski, in the Counseling and Development program will be presenters for a leadership workshop. Gaku will also serve as a panelist for a Biracial/Multiracial Experiences workshop.

More info: https://bit.ly/2PwcXku

Great evening with our awesome CEHD students
04/25/2019

Great evening with our awesome CEHD students

ICYMI, we had a great turnout for the Fourth Annual CEHD Student Research Symposium with more than 50 poster presentatio...
04/24/2019

ICYMI, we had a great turnout for the Fourth Annual CEHD Student Research Symposium with more than 50 poster presentations and four oral presentations!

Thanks to all of our students who participated and our wonderful faculty and staff who made this event a success! #CEHD

Associate professor Shelley Wong will be a keynote speaker for the First National Symposium on Contextualizing English l...
04/22/2019

Associate professor Shelley Wong will be a keynote speaker for the First National Symposium on Contextualizing English language within Palestinian Experience on Tuesday morning in Palestine!

Great opportunity for Shelley, an associate professor in the Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners Program!

More info: https://bit.ly/2vhzGri

Stop by the fourth annual CEHD Research Symposium brought to you by the office of Student & Academic Affairs tonight at ...
04/18/2019

Stop by the fourth annual CEHD Research Symposium brought to you by the office of Student & Academic Affairs tonight at Dewberry Hall in the JC!

The event starts at 6 with oral presentations beginning at 6:30 by our CEHD students and their faculty collaborators!

A congrats to all of our excellent faculty who were honored earlier this week at the university's annual Celebration of ...
04/17/2019

A congrats to all of our excellent faculty who were honored earlier this week at the university's annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence awards ceremony!

Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award
Kimberly Daly (Graduate School of Education)

Online Teaching Excellence Award Winner
Stephanie Dodman (Graduate School of Education)

Teachers of Distinction
Courtney Baker (Graduate School of Education)
Pila Hanson (School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism)
April Mattix Foster (Graduate School of Education)
Luanne Norden (School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism)
Kelley Regan (Graduate School of Education)

Congrats to all our wonderful award winners and amazing faculty for all your hard work!

ICYMI, excellent piece on the creative work and collaboration by Division of Special Education & disAbility Research fac...
04/16/2019
An online window into autism | George Mason

ICYMI, excellent piece on the creative work and collaboration by Division of Special Education & disAbility Research faculty Jodi Duke, Grace Francis and Heidi Graff and Wiley Education Services!

Duke, Francis and Graff worked with Wiley to create a video for the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) graduate certificate for the online track to give their students a look into the lives of four people with autism, including a Mason undergrad who works as a teaching assistant.

George Mason News story: https://bit.ly/2X9pAEV
Video: https://bit.ly/2DeHrTm

With 37,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries and a residential population of more than 6,000 students Mason is a vibrant and dynamic community of scholars.

"Amazon’s decision is a catalyst."George Mason News sat down with Dean Ginsberg recently to talk about how Amazon's de...
04/16/2019
In the College of Education and Human Development, it's reading, writing and ... digital learning

"Amazon’s decision is a catalyst."

George Mason News sat down with Dean Ginsberg recently to talk about how Amazon's decision to plant roots in Northern Virginia with its second headquarters, "challenges us to be the very best we can be."

Ginsberg said the college is developing a university curriculum that will be part of a new teacher licensure program in computer science. Photo provided.

Proud of the great work by CEHD faculty and a CEHD master's student with the implementation of traffic gardens at D.C. P...
04/12/2019

Proud of the great work by CEHD faculty and a CEHD master's student with the implementation of traffic gardens at D.C. Public Schools!

Thanks to the hard work of Associate Dean Ellen Rodgers, assistant professor Carly Fisher-Maltese and CEHD alum and current master's student Rick Holt, D.C. Public School preschool and elementary school students will learn bicycle and pedestrian safety on the blacktop of their schools!

Their work was featured in two media articles/segments this week...

NPR affiliate WAMU: https://bit.ly/2X3gDNm
George Mason News: https://bit.ly/2UWdrFy

Awesome story about CEHD alum and master's student Hunter Hautz's work with the Prince William County Fire Department!Ha...
04/11/2019

Awesome story about CEHD alum and master's student Hunter Hautz's work with the Prince William County Fire Department!

Hautz developed a strength and conditioning manual for the fire department and helps train potential firefighters to handle the physical demands of fire school and becoming a firefighter!

He will graduate next month with his M.S. in exercise, fitness and health promotion!

Story: https://bit.ly/2U9BSLl

Thank you to all that participated in Giving Day 2019! As we tally all the online and offline giving, please know you we...
04/05/2019

Thank you to all that participated in Giving Day 2019! As we tally all the online and offline giving, please know you were part of something special in support of the Elizabeth G. (Betty) Sturtevant, PhD Center for Literacy. We will be in touch with personal thanks in the next few weeks. Together, we are Mason!

George Mason University Alumni Association
04/05/2019

George Mason University Alumni Association

More than 1,400 donors gave more than $300,000 during Mason's third annual Giving Day. Check out photos from Creative Services photographer Evan Cantwell and the latest totals >> http://fal.cn/AEwz | #Give2Mason

College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University's cover photo
04/05/2019

College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University's cover photo

04/04/2019
Apple Federal Credit Union

Apple Federal Credit Union

We couldn’t be more excited to support George Mason University! As the official banking partner of #MasonNation, we employ a large number of alumni, students and fans. Today, we’d like to encourage you to #Give2Mason - visit http://givingday.gmu.edu for more information and to check the live totals all day!

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Division of Learning Technologies at George Mason University
04/04/2019
Division of Learning Technologies at George Mason University

Division of Learning Technologies at George Mason University

Dr. Shahron Williams van Rooij is a 2019 Learning Elite Judge.
LearningElite judges are senior practitioners, learning-solution providers, suppliers, vendor executives and L&D experts. The judges are a heterogeneous group, selected from a variety of industries and organizational sizes around the world. Judges are vetted for requisite field experience before they are approved. Most judges have at least 10 years of experience in the L&D field.

https://learningelite.clomedia.com/lejudges/shahron-williams-van-rooij/

Over 60 sessions at American Educational Research Association (AERA) #AERA19 feature faculty and graduate students from ...
04/04/2019
George Mason University Presentations at 2019 AERA Annual Meeting

Over 60 sessions at American Educational Research Association (AERA) #AERA19 feature faculty and graduate students from across @MasonCEHD and George Mason University- come find us in Toronto later this week and see what we're working on across our fields of educational research. >>https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C4S3pEIh5A0ouIQAAfxHtkUKCxjRyJPYmQULGmSl_5s/edit?usp=sharing

List of faculty and graduate students with institutional affiliation at George Mason University presenting at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Toronto, Canada (April 4-9, 2019) Retrieved from AERA online program and compiled by Mark Helmsing, Assistant ...

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