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College of Education and Human Development

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Meeting Student Needs

September 14, 2021

CEHD faculty experts prepare teachers for K-12 students affected by the pandemic. Read more...
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Learning to Adapt

September 7, 2021

CEHD preparing tourism, events management and hospitality students for new challenges amid pandemic and effects of climate change. Read more...
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Industry Experts

July 22, 2021

Professors in School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management provide insight on a variety of international topics to personal finance website WalletHub. Read more...
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Optimizing Learning for All

July 22, 2021

Three special education PhD students interning with lead educational design nonprofit. Read more...
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Refugee to World Champ

July 21, 2021

Sport management adjunct professor Soolmaz Abooali, an Iranian refugee, is a world champion and 14-time U.S. champion in karate. Read more...
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Regaining Form

July 20, 2021

Sport Management and Kinesiology Professor Margaret Jones says gradual steps should be taken to get back in shape after the pandemic. Read more...
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Legal Impact

July 15, 2021

Supreme Court ruling against NCAA is limited in scope according to Sport Management Associate Professor Craig Esherick. Read more...
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Breakthrough Biomarkers

July 15, 2021

Research from Kinesiology Professor Shane Caswell could spark development of a rapid, noninvasive, saliva-based test for concussion diagnosis and management. Read more...
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Investing in Teachers

June 8, 2021

Literacy Professor Seth Parsons believes schools need to invest in teachers to ensure effective early reading literacy. Read more...
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Inspiring Leader

June 7, 2021

Education Policy professor, former interim university president Anne Holton named 2021 Outstanding Woman Leader in Virginia Higher Education. Read more...
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Park Boom

May 7, 2021

Recreation Management executive-in-residence Paul Gilbert says Northern Virginia residents can expect robust attendance at local and regional parks this summer. Read more...
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Tourism Recovery

May 4, 2021

Tourism and events management professor Min Park believes the tourism industry will rebound once the pandemic is under control. Read more...
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‘Immersive simulations’

April 29, 2021

Counseling assistant professor Stephanie Dailey helps guide school security by leading active shooter simulations with the Department of Homeland Security. Read more...
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Social Justice Advocate

April 15, 2021

George Mason’s Shekila Melchior named recipient of the Dr. Mary Smith Arnold Anti-Oppression Award from the Counselors for Social Justice. Read more...
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Nationally Ranked

April 8, 2021

Special Education, Elementary Education programs ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report. Read more...
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On-the-job Coaching

April 8, 2021

Special Education professors utilize Bug-in-Ear technology-based coaching method for teachers. Read more...
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Culture of Wellness

April 8, 2021

George Mason recognized globally for efforts to create culture of wellness on campus. Read more...
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Impactful Research

April 8, 2021

Research led by Kinesiology professor Jatin Ambegaonkar provides insight into nutrition optimization in understudied ‘aesthetic athlete’ dancers. Read more...
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Twenty Area Teachers Chosen for Amazon Externship

March 18, 2021

George Mason University, Maryland Chamber Foundation and Amazon team up to provide 20 teachers computer science externships. Read more...
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Inspiring Young Minds

February 19, 2021

Learning Design and Technology Professor Kevin Clark is retiring from Mason after 20 years to become the director of original animation for preschool programming at Netflix. Read more...
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Empowering students

February 11, 2021

Transformative Teaching program helps educators develop anti-racist social justice practice. Read more...
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Super Bowl Impact

February 5, 2021

Mason’s sport management experts weigh in on how Super Bowl will look and feel different amid pandemic. Read more...
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Top Programs

January 26, 2021

Special education and curriculum and instruction graduate online programs rank among the best in Virginia, according to U.S. News & World Report. Read more...
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Inaugural Moment

January 25, 2021

Sport and recreation studies alumna Ariana Freeman soaks in opportunity to cover presidential inauguration for CBS Evening News. Read more...
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‘Profound impact’

January 14, 2021

International Education associate professor Joan Shin honored by State Department as top English language specialist. Read more...
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Column: Modern public education must prioritize educators and be antiracist

January 14, 2021

In a column in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, several faculty members of the Transformative Teaching program discuss the need and priority to develop antiracist educators. Read more...
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Stepping Up

January 14, 2021

Sport management alumna Callie Brownson rising to the challenge for Cleveland Browns’ coaching staff during playoff run. Read more...
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Staying Active

January 14, 2021

Kinesiology professor says exercise routines during pandemic can safeguard physical and mental health. Read more...
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Amazon Externship

January 11, 2021

George Mason University, Maryland Chamber Foundation teaming up with Amazon to provide computer science education externships to teachers. Read more...
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Widening Outreach

January 4, 2021

Education policy center expanding research outreach to state and local partners. Read more...
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Enrollment in advanced math courses increasing among Black ninth graders in Virginia public schools

December 2, 2020

Rural students were less likely to enroll, according to joint research from Virginia Department of Education and George Mason University. Read more...
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George Mason’s Parsons Contributes to Current Debate on How to Best Teach Children to Read

October 30, 2020

Literacy professor featured in Reading Research Quarterly special issue for research on science of reading . Read more...
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Virtual Workshops

October 27, 2020

Learning Technologies in Schools graduate students and alumni help local schools adapt during pandemic. Read more...
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George Mason’s Hutchison Honored by International Literacy Association

October 16, 2020

Literacy professor receives 2020 Erwin Zolt Digital Literacy Game Changer Award. Read more...
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Study finds more than half of teachers often personally handled student wellness concerns during pandemic

October 13, 2020

Nationwide survey also reveals almost six out of 10 PK-12 teachers experienced distress because of students’ trauma during spring 2020. Read more...
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Seeking Tutors

September 22, 2020

CEHD and EduTutorVA are partnering to help K-12 students in danger of falling behind during the pandemic. Read more...
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Top-Tier Programs

September 17, 2020

CEHD’s online graduate programs in education, special education and education leadership rank in the top 15 in the country in latest U.S News & World Report rankings. Read more...
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Ensuring Safety

August 13, 2020

CEHD, College of Science, Mason athletic department team up to test student-athletes for COVID-19 as they prepare to return to campus. Read more...
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Oxford Bound

July 24, 2020

Science education professor Erin Peters-Burton will conduct a weeklong lecture series in November 2021 as the recipient of Astor Visiting Lectureship Award. Read more...
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Excellence in Online Teaching

July 7, 2020

Special Education Associate Professor Yoosun Chung receives university’s 2020 Online Teaching Excellence Award. Read more...
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Multidisciplinary Research

June 24, 2020

CEHD, College of Science professors team up for continuation of National Science Foundation grant on math modeling in schools. Read more...
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Dissecting Online Learning

June 17, 2020

Research of learning technologies associate professor Jered Borup mentioned in New York Times article on virtual classrooms Read more...
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Virtual Conference

June 12, 2020

Students in a hospitality, tourism and event management information systems course planned a virtual web conference with hospitality experts. Read more...
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Gracious Legacy

May 21, 2020

Former CEHD dean Jeff Gorrell remembered for mastery as educator and artist. Read more...
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Faculty Excellence

May 21, 2020

Transformative Teaching Associate Professor Jenice View honored with Earle C. Williams Presidential Medal for Faculty Excellence in Social Impact. Read more...
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CEHD Cares

May 5, 2020

CEHD providing educational webinars and resources to help families sheltered at home. Read more...
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Robert Baker Named Interim Dean of CEHD

April 10, 2020

Director of School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management has been a CEHD faculty member since 2005. Read more...
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Fostering Student Involvement

March 31, 2020

CEHD professor inspires math teachers to engage students with creative virtual instruction. Read more...
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Breaking Through the Screen

March 26, 2020

CEHD professors conduct global webinars on how to teach English online to children and teenagers. Read more...
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Dean Ginsberg Named Interim Provost

March 26, 2020

CEHD Dean Mark Ginsberg has been named Interim Provost and Executive Vice President of George Mason University. Read more...