Several University of Lynchburg alumni are among the best school teachers in Central Virginia, according to Lynchburg Living Magazine. The magazine published its Top Teachers feature on March 1. A panel of judges selected 25 excellent teachers from among those nominated by members of the community. Three Lynchburg graduates, and one current master’s degree student, […]
Dr. Gilman W. Whiting will present “The Urgency of Now: Theorizing Education Frameworks in Action” Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Ballroom. He is an internationally recognized expert on education and the founder of the Scholar Identity Model, which helps communities re-conceptualize their approaches to helping young black students achieve goals in the classroom.
Lynchburg College will revamp its teacher education programs by the fall of 2019, becoming the first higher education institution in the country to integrate a mentor/coaching model championed by the New Teacher Center of Santa Cruz, Calif. The Jessie Ball DuPont fund recently awarded an $86,500 grant to the Lynchburg College School of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling to help redesign the teacher preparation programs and integrate evidence-based practices using the New Teacher Center model.
Several members of the University of Lynchburg community are sharing their expertise on special education with professionals around the world this year. Pearson recently released the 11th edition of Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs, a book that Dr. Edward Polloway first published in 1976. The book also features two alumni; Dr. Wendy Bailey-Joseph’08 […]
What if schools gave free time to students the way Google does for employees? That’s an idea University of Lynchburg graduate Kevin Brookhouser will explore in the 2017 Rosel Schewel Lecture on Education and Human Diversity March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Ballroom. Brookhouser will speak about “The 20time Project,” an idea popularized in […]