07 June 2017
Illimitable / UVA Today

A Life of Lessons

UVA alum Ben Williams (CLAS '02, ED '05, '15), and triple Hoo and Curry School graduate, draws from his difficult past to lead the new and innovative Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in North East Washington, DC.
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.

24 March 2017

UVA Today: UVA Professors Use Behavioral Science and Technology to Improve Prisoner Re-entry Outcomes

Ben Castleman of the Curry School of Education and Jennifer Doleac of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy are leading a project to strengthen inmates’ transitions back into society.
23 March 2017


Join us October 5–7, 2017, to mark the 200th anniversary of the laying of the University of Virginia’s cornerstone and to launch the Bicentennial Celebration. Visit http://bicentennial.virginia.edu/ for more information about the Bicentennial Celebration.
17 March 2017

Curry School shares upcoming events related to autism research, service, and training

The Curry School of Education Foundation is pleased to share a digest of upcoming events related to autism research, service, and training. Please visit the links following each event to learn more. For general questions, please contact Kelly Reinhardt, ksr2h@virginia.edu or 243-1962.

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. 
28 February 2017

UVA Today: UVA, Va. Tech Seek Ways to Assist Drivers with Autism

The University of Virginia Health System is teaming with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to study novice drivers with autism to determine if they would benefit from specialized training to help them become better, safer drivers and feel more comfortable behind the wheel.
23 January 2017

UVA Students Learn First-Hand How People with Autism Feel

At the University of Virginia, professor Elizabeth Vosseler offers a class that could break down barriers to understanding what young adults with autism think and feel.
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.