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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

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Sarah Nagro Receives 2017 AACTE Outstanding Dissertation Award

March 8, 2017

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) honored Dr.Sarah Nagro, assistant professor of special education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, with the 2017 AACTE Outstanding Dissertation Award for her study, The Effects of Guided Video Analysis on Teacher Candidates' Reflective Ability and Instructional Skills. The award was presented at the 69th AACTE Annual Meeting on March 4, in Tampa, Florida. Read more...
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Super-Rewarding Program Gets on its Feet

March 7, 2017

Margaret Shachter’s feet are firmly planted on the ground. That is saying something because it wasn’t long ago the 75-year-old grandmother and retired religion teacher was having occasional trouble with her balance. Read more...
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Videos Explore PDS Approach to Mentoring, Feedback

January 26, 2017

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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Mason LIFE Program Makes a Lasting Impact for Adults with Disabilities

December 13, 2016

Down syndrome didn’t stop Sean Cross from pursuing his dreams of becoming a meteorologist. Cross, who completed George Mason University’s Mason LIFE program in May 2015, was recently featured in a social media campaign titled “Project: Just Like You.” Read more...

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