College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

College of Education and Human Development

Welcome to New Co-Presidents of CEHD Alumni Chapter

July 16, 2015

The alumni chapter of the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) welcomes two new co-presidents for the 2015-16 year!

The co-presidents will represent CEHD on the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of George Mason University, and also will work to create a highly-engaged and vibrant community of CEHD alumni and friends.

Both co-presidents have long-standing connections to the university, not only as graduates of the college but also as instructors and advisors. See below for more information about each!



Jugnu Agrawal

Jugnu Agrawal, PhD Education '13, MEd '07, received two degrees from Mason: a master’s degree in special education and a PhD in Education with specializations in special education and education leadership. She is currently a curriculum resource teacher for Fairfax County Public Schools.

Agrawal holds several professional leadership positions: director of the Autism Society of Northern Virginia; committee chair for the Council for Learning Disabilities; and reviewer for the Journal of Special Education Technology. She has also taught several courses in Mason’s Graduate School of Education.

“I am excited to be part of the CEHD Alumni Chapter and look forward to finding ways to connect and support education graduates from the university, many of whom still live and work in the area” said Agrawal.

As co-president, Agrawal will represent alumni from dozens of academic programs within the Graduate School of Education, which includes fields such as teacher and counselor preparation, advanced studies for teachers and school leaders, instructional technology, and research. Please contact Jugnu Agrawal at


Tony DeGregorio

Tony DeGregorio, MEd '89, BSEd '84, received both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in health and physical education. He taught elementary physical education for Fairfax County Public Schools for 26 years, with three years as FCPS administrator for physical education and driver education. Since 1988, DeGregorio has served as a Mason instructor to the next generation of physical education teachers. He organizes networking functions for alumni and manages an active Facebook group where current students and graduates share tips and information. 

DeGregorio noted that Mason is an integral part of his family  his son graduated with an engineering degree and his daughter, who graduated with a degree in dance, is now one of ten dancers for the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. “We are very proud alumni,” said DeGregorio.

As co-president, DeGregorio will represent alumni from many academic programs within the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism, which includes dynamic fields such as tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. Please contact Tony DeGregorio at


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To provide your comments or suggestions for the CEHD Alumni Chapter, please email the co-presidents or contact

Mark your calendar and join us for the first CEHD alumni event for the fall on Friday, October 16, 2015! This special event, called “Then & Now: A Conversation With Professor Behrmann,” promises to be a warm and lively evening with both old and new friends. Click here for more information or to register.


About CEHD

George Mason University's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) includes two schools: the Graduate School of Education, one of the most comprehensive education schools in Virginia, and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. CEHD offers a full range of courses, certificates, and degree programs on campus, online, and on site to more than 4,000 students each year. CEHD is fully accredited by NCATE and all licensure programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education. George Mason University, located just outside of Washington, DC, is Virginia's largest public research university.

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