19 April 2017

HECHINGER REPORT: The biggest tech trendsetter you know just may be – your local teacher

Bart Epstein, Founding CEO of the Jefferson Education Accelerator, makes the case that if "we give teachers more say and better decision-support tools, we should expect to see more of the most effective ed tech tools rise to the top."
30 March 2017

The Journal: NERD Undertakes Cataloging of 10,000 Ed Researchers

The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia and its Jefferson Education Accelerator are creating the first ever comprehensive catalog of education researchers in the country.

08 March 2017
EdSurge News

Expanding Access to Edtech Isn’t Enough. We Need to Make Sure It Works, Too

High-impact practices and technologies remain comfortably at the “pilot” stage, never achieving the transformative scale they promise because little is known about effective scaling across diverse school and district contexts.This May, these leaders and another 150 or so stakeholders will come together for the first ever EdTech Efficacy Research Academic Symposium, organized by The University of Virginia Curry School of Education, Digital Promise and the Jefferson Education Accelerator. 
23 February 2017

New National Initiative Connects Researchers with Entrepreneurs to put Education Technology to the Test

University of Virginia and Jefferson Education Accelerator launch national database of education researchers to bridge the gap between innovation and efficacy
05 February 2017

A New Approach to EdTech Adoption in Schools

Today’s educational technology market is oversaturated with startups promising their products will revolutionize the classroom experience. School district and university leaders are overwhelmed with options, and as a result, they are often forced to make decisions about what to purchase based on companies’ sales, marketing and branding efforts. Enter Jefferson Education, a revolutionary project cofounded by the Curry School of Education that is directly addressing this challenge. 
30 January 2017

Curry School in New York

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

JEA Continues to Grow: Announces New Partnership with Branching Minds

The Jefferson Education Accelerator continues to add partners to its portfolio. Most recently, JEA announced their newest partnership with Branching Minds.
 
07 December 2016

JEA Visits the White House

Bart Epstein, CEO of the Jefferson Education Accelerator (JEA) represented JEA and the Curry School of Education at the White House on several occassions this fall. Read more about Bart's time at the White House.
01 March 2016

JEA 2015 Investors Report

The Jefferson Education Accelerator is off to a strong start. In a world saturated with startup incubators, the Curry School of Education Foundation at the University of Virginia made a bold statement by taking on the challenge of building the nation’s first growth-stage accelerator. Read more about JEA in the 2015 Investors Report.