Hollins University- Education Department

Hollins University- Education Department Hollins University Education Department(Rebecca Cox, Teri Wagner, Anna Baynum, and Donna Martin) The Hollins University Education Department offers many exciting programs and options for undergraduate students, transfer students, and graduate students.

We are proud to have so many students who become wonderful teachers!

We are so excited to see one of our very own MAT students participate in this upcoming competition! Tune in the first we...
11/12/2020
HGTV Is Airing a Christmas Miniature Competition Series This Month and We Got the First Look

We are so excited to see one of our very own MAT students participate in this upcoming competition! Tune in the first week of December to watch Amanda in action, and prepared to be amazed by her work. Good luck, Amanda Kelly!

Find out more about Amanda's work on one of her miniatures pages:
https://www.facebook.com/pandaminiatures/about
https://www.instagram.com/pandaminiatures/?hl=en

There will be a Christmas miniature house decorating competition!

Roanoke City Schools virtual job fair coming up, teachers and soon-to-be teachers!
11/10/2020

Roanoke City Schools virtual job fair coming up, teachers and soon-to-be teachers!

DO YOU WANT TO WORK FOR A GREAT SCHOOL SYSTEM? Now is your chance! Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) is hosting a Virtual Career Fair November 19, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m. Roanoke City Public Schools will provide information about teaching and working for RCPS, how to obtain a Teacher Licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and details about our hiring procedures. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions.

Please register by November 13. Here is a link to register:

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=RCi4CQkh80yD_BW9RaoixslnYdw2dCtJjVlbyu-6oHBUNlpKQzBRMVBHRTFHS09NNFhETlVHNk9XSS4u

07/23/2020
Written Out Loud trailer

If any of you educators out there know of children who might enjoy this, it’s a great resource!

This is "Written Out Loud trailer" by Written Out Loud on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

05/13/2020
A Message to Students from Hollins

A Message to Students from Hollins

Students, we are so proud of all you have done in this extraordinary semester! Here are a few words of kindness from the Hollins community to you. Learn more...

04/21/2020

A Hollins employee is seeking full-time care for a playful, sweet 16 month old girl. Open to individual or small group in-home care. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, start date is in flux but will likely begin to need assistance in the next few weeks with a desired end date of the end of summer or, if possible, a longer arrangement to May 2021. CPR certification and previous history with child care is preferred. Please contact Ashley Browning-
[email protected]

Share widely! Virtual field trips for your students and their families.
04/07/2020
Calendar of Virtual Field Trips for Families March, April, May 2020

Share widely! Virtual field trips for your students and their families.

Calendar of Virtual Field Trips for Families March/April 2020 (Just click on the blue words and then click on the link that appears below the words.) Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 3/23 San Diego Zoo SPRING BREAK FUN 3/24 The Louvre in France - Egyptian Antiquities SPRIN...

Congratulations and good luck to Jenny Shamy who deserves this incredible recognition from Roanoke City Public Schools. ...
04/02/2020

Congratulations and good luck to Jenny Shamy who deserves this incredible recognition from Roanoke City Public Schools. Thank you for mentoring and teaching the course Children and their Art to our Hollins students and for leading the next wave of teacher enthusiasts. Students who have had you know how incredibly lucky they are!

This was supposed to be a special night for our teachers. Our annual Teacher of the Year Banquet is now on hold because of COVID-19. When the time is right, each nominee will receive a trophy and a gift from Durham School Services.

Roanoke City Schools wants to congratulate the three finalists:

Jennifer Shamy of Roanoke Academy

Myra Wasson of Fallon Park Elementary

Edna Janney of ROTEC

In the coming days, we plan to announce Roanoke's Teacher of the Year. The winner will receive $1,000 from Hughes Associates. The runner-ups will also receive a cash award. THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE!

Future teachers-The symposium linked below, to be held in Martinsville, VA on November 9, is targeted toward new and upc...
10/09/2019
New Teacher Symposium, Martinsville

Future teachers-

The symposium linked below, to be held in Martinsville, VA on November 9, is targeted toward new and upcoming teachers! Several members if the Hollins education department, including students and faculty, attended the conference last fall. It is a wonderful opportunity for professional development and to network with other teachers. The support system in place for new teachers is very impressive! Please read the conference description and attend if you can.

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/m?oeidk=a07egddds2ufe65e8e1&oseq=&c=&ch=

Join us for a Symposium co-sponsored by Virginia's Teacher of the Year Network, The New College Institute, and VASCD. All Virginia teachers in their first three years are welcome; the program will provide support, information, and inspiration! Registration is required to attend, and there is a $25 f...

Goodwill Librarian
09/20/2019

Goodwill Librarian

09/09/2019
Bal-A-Vis-X

Check this out! What an amazing way to build students’ ability to focus. 😍

This is "Bal-A-Vis-X" by OSDE on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Attention Education Department students! Health and Counseling services is hosting an open house on Friday, 9/20 from 10...
09/05/2019

Attention Education Department students! Health and Counseling services is hosting an open house on Friday, 9/20 from 10-12. It’s open to everyone, and it’s an opportunity for you to learn more about FREE services available for you. Stop by, meet the staff, and ask questions.

We couldn’t be more proud of these 4, who graduated from Hollins today with their Masters of Arts in Teaching! Congratul...
05/26/2019

We couldn’t be more proud of these 4, who graduated from Hollins today with their Masters of Arts in Teaching! Congratulations!

03/11/2019

We are so excited to have launched the Alpha Iota Rho chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at Hollins University! Congratulations to our first group of initiates:

Jennifer Ballard
Morgan Donelson
Lydia Donihe
Dallas Gray
Robin Grove
Lindsey Grubb
Adaline Hodges
Caitlin Kelley
Kristen Kurpe
Paige Lucas
Abigel McIntyre
Vanessa Mills
Shalan Mitchell
Tara Montague
Leeandrea Oliver
Aura Sanchez-Cobo
William Slawson
Bethany Stepniak
Jordan Thayer
Elizabeth Thomas

KDP Initiates Spring 2019
03/11/2019

KDP Initiates Spring 2019

We are so excited to see our student teachers shine this spring! Good luck, and have fun!
02/11/2019

We are so excited to see our student teachers shine this spring! Good luck, and have fun!

Do you love to write? Interested in learning to create a picture book? Check out this awesome summer session!
01/17/2019

Do you love to write? Interested in learning to create a picture book? Check out this awesome summer session!

New and aspiring teachers, don’t miss this excellent opportunity to network, learn tips from master teachers, and earn r...
10/25/2018

New and aspiring teachers, don’t miss this excellent opportunity to network, learn tips from master teachers, and earn recertification points! Registration deadline is November 6, so don’t delay.

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Education Department "picnic" last night! It was so fun to see new students, ret...
08/30/2018

Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Education Department "picnic" last night! It was so fun to see new students, returning students, graduate and undergraduate students, and their families developing community!

Education Department Fall 2018 Picnic
08/30/2018

Education Department Fall 2018 Picnic

We are now enrolling for Fall 2018 in our new fully online Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning program! Ready to be ...
06/21/2018

We are now enrolling for Fall 2018 in our new fully online Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning program! Ready to be challenged and inspired? Contact us today for more details.

Future Teachers, Blue Ridge Environmental Educators, the regional team of Virginia Association for Environmental Educati...
04/16/2018
Watershed Investigations Training | Western Virginia Water Authority

Future Teachers,

Blue Ridge Environmental Educators, the regional team of Virginia Association for Environmental Education, is co- hosting a Watershed Education training with Clean Valley Council and the Western Virginia Water Authority. This training would make a dynamic addition to your education.

Registration for the Blue Ridge Environmental Educators’ Watershed Investigations training is open through Friday, April 27 at 5:00 pm.

Watershed Investigations for Educators
Outdoors – Indoors – Land and Water
Let’s explore watershed science for educators!
Focused on grades 3rd-8th

Saturday, May 5th
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Explore Park
$20.00 / $30.00 with boating option
Lunch, coffee, and snacks included

The City of Roanoke, Roanoke County, Franklin County, Floyd County, and Montgomery County school districts are all offering continuing education credits for attending. Earn 6 Professional Development recertification points for attending the full day and an optional additional 5 Curriculum Writing recertification points for writing up a lesson plan using the training's content and implementing that lesson with students. Check with your school district if yours is not listed here.
Join us for a dynamic day of training that includes:
· The Best of Watershed Education – what it is and how to get from the SOLs to constructivist lesson a presentation based in both theory and practicality
· Local nonprofit resources and education outreach offerings (meet the outreach educators)
· Share Fair and Demonstrations by nonprofits and pioneering educators
· Make and take opportunities
· Experiential learning on the water and/or at the waterfront
· A closer look at best management practices, water quality testing, benthic macroinvertebrates, soil erosion, forest health
· Networking

Follow this link to register:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/watershed-investigations-for-educators-tickets-43405263311?aff=es2

Questions? Contact Tara Poelzing, BREE Secretary (contact info below)
You can also visit our website to learn more about the schedule, speakers, and sessions as we share more information at https://www.westernvawater.org/i-am-a/teacher-activity-leader-educator/watershed-investigations-training.

Saturday, May 5th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Explore Park $20.00 / $30.00 with boating option Lunch included The City of Roanoke, Roanoke County, Franklin County, Floyd County, and Montgomery County school districts are all offering continuing education credits for attending. Earn 6 Professional Developm....

Teachers: Take your teaching to the next level by enrolling in our new online graduate program! Contact us for more info...
02/08/2018

Teachers: Take your teaching to the next level by enrolling in our new online graduate program! Contact us for more information.

11/13/2017
Edutopia

What a great way to get to know your students!

Do you have students who are overlooked? This school has a brilliant method for making sure every child is known.

11/06/2017
Design Insider

Legos taken to a new level! Talk about bringing imagination to life...

These Lego pieces are electrical circuits.

Hollins students volunteer for Turn the Page at the Saturday morning Books and Breakfast program!
10/26/2017

Hollins students volunteer for Turn the Page at the Saturday morning Books and Breakfast program!

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Roanoke, VA
24020

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Congratulations to Hollins student teachers!!! Teach, Lead, Inspire