College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

College of Education and Human Development

CEHD Faculty News

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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...
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Generous Endowment

March 17, 2020

Beck Foundation bestows faculty fellowship gift to support School of Kinesiology, Patriot Performance Lab and Mason athletic department. Read more...
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Influential Research

March 9, 2020

Kinesiology professor Margaret Jones collaborates on study with Mayo Clinic that finds vitamin D deficiency in college athletes playing indoor sports. Read more...
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International Reach

February 21, 2020

Mason offers Korean teachers professional development training and hands-on experience. Read more...
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Seeking out More Teachers

February 14, 2020

Mason heads effort to recruit more teachers for the visually impaired and blind. Read more...
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Ripple Effect

February 7, 2020

CEHD tourism and events management professor Min Park expects coronavirus to have a serious impact on U.S. tourism. Read more...
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‘Dream Come True’

February 7, 2020

Mason LIFE grad Chris Carter (’16) to participate in NBA All-Star Weekend with Special Olympics. Read more...
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Integrating the Arts

February 6, 2020

CEHD professor Jatin Ambegaonkar collaborates with CHHS, CVPA for study on effects of arts engagement on health of older adults. Read more...
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Lessons from the Trenches

January 17, 2020

Professor Stephanie Dailey brings rich local counseling experience into her Mason classroom. Read more...
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Trumpeting Education

December 10, 2019

University, CEHD factor into success of 2019 Virginia Education Summit. Read more...
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Counseling as 'a gift'

November 21, 2019

New counseling professor Melchior talks about the gift of being a counselor. Read more...
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'Life-changing'

November 19, 2019

Mason awarded three doctoral grants to prepare the next generation of special education faculty. Read more...
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Tackling Concussion Diagnosis

November 11, 2019

Athletic Training Professor Shane Caswell contributing to research that will use saliva to diagnose and monitor concussions. Read more...
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Recognized Globally

November 8, 2019

Education moves up in Times Higher Education World University rankings. Read more...
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Preparing Future Teachers

November 7, 2019

TEACHERtrack@Mason program helps fight Virginia’s teacher shortage. Read more...