College of Education and Human Development - 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.

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Weiss

Phone: (703) 993-5732
Fax: (703) 993-3681
Email: mweiss9 (

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Finley Building 115A
4400 University Dr.
MS 1F2
Fairfax, VA 22030

Research Interests

  • Using technology to support teacher education (e.g., eCoaching with bug in ear technology)
  • Co-teaching and collaboration between general educators and special educators at the secondary level
  • Co-teaching and collaboration between faculty members in teacher education
  • Interventions to help secondary students with disabilities access the general education curriculum
  • Qualitative methods, particularly Grounded Theory