George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education 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.


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.

Grant Funding Awarded to CEHD - Fall 2012 Update

October 24, 2012

Faculty members from CEHD's Graduate School of Education and School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism are responsible for millions of dollars in grants and contracts each year.

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Much of CEHD's funded research benefits Virginia directly while a significant proportion, particularly in the area of STEM education, reflects the college's core areas of strength and increasing national prominence.

Please check this page throughout the fall as more information is added.

Graduate School of Education funding

  • Margo Mastropieri and Thomas Scruggs received an award from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $1,249,998 titled “Applying Scholarship to Create and Evaluate Next Developments in Special Education.”

  • Anthony Kelly received an award from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $227,213 titled “Advancing an Online Project in the Diagnosis and Effective Teaching of Calculus.”

  • Mike Behrmann received an award in the amount of $138,750 titled “Virginia Assistive Technology Systems (VATS North)” from the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitation.

  • Kevin Clark and Joseph Williams received an award titled “Pathway to STEM for Traditionally Underserved Youth” from the George Mason University Foundation for $18,800.

  • Beverly Shaklee and Gary Galluzzo received an award for $9,532 from the Basic Education Coalition titled “Preliminary Analysis of USAID Projects.”

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism funding

  • Maggie Daniels, Minkung Park, and Russ Brayley received an award from the National Park Service in the amount of $356,923 titled “Public Comment Analysis on the National Mall Plan Alternative and Socioeconomic Impacts Analysis.”

  • David Anderson received an award from the Arlington County READY Coalition in the amount of $89,776 titled “Evaluation of Arlington READY Coalition Drinking and Driving Initiative.”

  • David Anderson received an award from Prince William Health Partnership in the amount of $6,000 titled “Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Preschool Program.”

About CEHD

George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) includes two schools, the Graduate School of Education, which is the largest in Virginia, and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. CEHD offers a comprehensive range of degrees, courses, licensures, and professional development programs on campus, online, and on site. The college is distinguished by faculty who encourage new ways of thinking and pioneering research supported by more than $75 million in funding over the past five years.

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