30 January 2017

UVA alumni in the New York area have been invited on February 9, 2017 to learn how the UVA’s Curry School of Education is creating solutions to some of our country’s toughest educational challenges.

Students across the nation at all income levels need access to effective teachers and high-quality schools. UVA’s Curry School of Education is developing innovations across the preK-12 spectrum and beyond that hold promise to make lasting, positive change in the lives of the nation’s students.

Engage in dialog with a Curry School faculty panel about cutting edge approaches to strengthening early childhood education, improving students’ academic and emotional wellbeing, helping first-generation college attenders get and stay in school (including an initiative with Bloomberg Philanthropies), simulating classroom settings for future teachers, and helping schools leaders evaluate the merit of educational technologies.

Panel featuring:
Robert C. Pianta
Dean, Novartis Professor of Education and Founding Director of CASTL: The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning

Patrick H. Tolan
Professor and Director of Youth-Nex: The UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development

Bridget K. Hamre
Research Associate Professor and Associate Director of CASTL

Benjamin L. Castleman
Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy and senior advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative

If you are a UVA alumni or parent, we welcome you to attend this event. 
Click here for event details.


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