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).
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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.

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

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04/05/2019

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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 ...

George Mason University Human Resources and Payroll
04/03/2019

George Mason University Human Resources and Payroll

Today, we thank and honor Mason’s faculty and staff who have served 5, 10, and 15 years at Mason with the University Day Service Awards: Green Day! Congratulations and thank you for all you do! 🥳🎉

Tag yourself or congratulate a colleague in the comments who is celebrating their 5, 10, 15 year anniversary! 🥳🎉

#masonrecognation

In addition to Coffee with Colleagues and Sundaes and Smoothies, CEHD is hosting a satellite #GivingDay POP-UP in the ma...
04/03/2019

In addition to Coffee with Colleagues and Sundaes and Smoothies, CEHD is hosting a satellite #GivingDay POP-UP in the main lobby of Thompson Hall from noon - 2:00 PM Thursday. Stop by for swag, giveaways, and show your support for the Elizabeth G. (Betty) Sturtevant, PhD Center for Literacy. Together....We are Mason!

GMU Special Education and disAbility Research
04/02/2019

GMU Special Education and disAbility Research

The Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom by Finley!

Join us on April 18 at the CEHD Student Research Symposium for an evening of oral and poster presentations from across C...
04/01/2019
2019 CEHD Student Research Symposium

Join us on April 18 at the CEHD Student Research Symposium for an evening of oral and poster presentations from across CEHD disciplines and learn about the work of our talented student researchers. Register by Monday, April 15 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-cehd-student-research-symposium-registration-58993280490?mc_eid=bc233d8c59&mc_cid=a2334b2dc5

The College of Education and Human Development invites you to join us as we showcase the variety and quality of research produced by our students at our 4th Annual Student Research Symposium! Doors open and check-in begins at 6:00 pm. Oral presentations begin promptly at 6:30 pm. Free admission. Ref...

03/30/2019
George Mason University

George Mason University

Dancers' medical, as athletes, have long been underserved. But Jatin Ambegaonkar from College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University has set out to change that by conducting fitness assessments of dancers at @SchoolofGeorge Mason University School of Dance. Read More: http://bit.ly/2HMdm1e

🏅Announcing the 2019 Presidential Faculty Excellence Awards. 🏅The United Bank Presidential Medal for Excellence in...
03/29/2019

🏅Announcing the 2019 Presidential Faculty Excellence Awards. 🏅

The United Bank Presidential Medal for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion is awarded to CEHD Professors Dr. Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Dr. Frederic Paul Bemak.

A core strength of George Mason University is its commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse community. Mason is dedicated to protecting the rights of its community members to seek truth and express their views. The United Bank Medal is presented to a faculty member who has made extraordinary contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion within the Mason community and beyond.

03/28/2019
George Mason University

Mason's 3rd annual Giving Day is one week from today! Mark your calendars for 4/4 and support #CEHD's literacy outreach, research, and development in honor of Dr. Betty Sturtevant. >>https://givingday.gmu.edu/s/1564/GID2/16/interior-1col.aspx?sid=1564&gid=2&pgid=3614

Mason’s 3rd annual Giving Day is fast approaching! We got together with the Doc Nix & The Green Machine for some ideas on how to thank our donors this year. Not sure how we can swing this... but, can we count you in? http://bit.ly/GMUGivingDay2019 #Give2Mason

GMU Special Education and disAbility Research
03/26/2019

GMU Special Education and disAbility Research

The College of Education and Human Development invites you to join us as we showcase the variety and quality of research produced by our students at our 4th Annual Student Research Symposium!

Doors open and check-in begins at 6:00 pm. Oral presentations begin promptly at 6:30 pm.

Free admission. Refreshments will be served.

David K. Wiggins, Mason Professor Emeritus of Sports Studies will be at Clemson University Wednesday to talk about Afric...
03/26/2019
Scholar on African-American athletes and civil rights will speak at Clemson

David K. Wiggins, Mason Professor Emeritus of Sports Studies will be at Clemson University Wednesday to talk about African-American athletes and their involvement in the civil rights movement >>https://t.co/eGCHtdxnbz

George Mason University scholar and author David Wiggins will be at Clemson University Wednesday to talk about African-American athletes and their involvement in the civil rights movement. His talk, “An Altered Athletic Landscape: Sport, Race and the Civil Rights Movement,” will be at 6:30 p.m. ...

Galileo’s Science Cafe: Sports-Related Concussion and Kids: Staying Ahead of the Game featuring CEHD Professor Dr. Sha...
03/21/2019
Galileo's Science Cafe: Sports-Related Concussion and Kids: Staying Ahead of the Game (2019-03-21)

Galileo’s Science Cafe: Sports-Related Concussion and Kids: Staying Ahead of the Game featuring CEHD Professor Dr. Shane Caswell. TONIGHT!

WHEN: March 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: Hylton Performing Arts Center

[responsive] [/responsive]By: Dr. Shane Caswell, Professor and Co-director, Sports Medicine Assessment Research and Testing (S.M.A.R.T.) Laboratory, George Mason University About the Galileo’s Science Café Series Hear about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science

The Division of Advanced Professional Teacher Development & International Education has a variety of professional develo...
03/20/2019
Teacher Professional Development Program | Graduate School of Education

The Division of Advanced Professional Teacher Development & International Education has a variety of professional development opportunities offered to local school districts.
Learn how you can sponsor professional development opportunities for your school or district at https://gse.gmu.edu/teacher-professional-development/

The Teacher Professional Development program offers professional development and leadership training critical for growing and supporting great teachers.

Tourism & Events Management - George Mason University
03/19/2019

Tourism & Events Management - George Mason University

Congratulation to Stephanie Paendong who won this year's Career Social Scholarship. Well done!!!

Otis Livingston II, a senior sport management major, found a home at Mason that went far beyond basketball. "It's a plac...
03/14/2019

Otis Livingston II, a senior sport management major, found a home at Mason that went far beyond basketball. "It's a place I can come to down the road and still have that family connection," he said. Livingston said the networking he has done at Mason also has been invaluable, including getting to know CEHD Professor Craig Esherick. >>https://www2.gmu.edu/news/575371

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