Education, Counseling, & Youth Development Community

Be a Literacy Lab Tutor: Serve 11 Months, Shape a Lifetime

Julia Thompson – March 15th, 2017

The Literacy Lab places rigorously trained, full-time tutors in high-need preschools and elementary schools, helping close the resource gap for schools so they can close the literacy gap for students. Literacy Lab tutors work full-time for one year with school staff and literacy experts to implement structured, evidence-based interventions with age 3 to grade 3 students on a daily basis. 

Internship Opportunity with the Library of Virginia

Julia Thompson – March 13th, 2017

The Institute for Public History at UVA has internships available for this summer in Richmond, VA. Positions are paid, and require 300 hours of work. Note that housing is not provided. Undergrads, May 2017 graduates, and graduate students are all eligible to apply. All majors are welcome to apply as well.

LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA -- Richmond, VA -- Online collections management and women's history research 

Teaching at Independent Schools

Julia Thompson – March 13th, 2017

Interested in Teaching at Independent Schools? Peter Hufnagel, Dean of Faculty at the Miller School of Albemarle, will give a talk on independent schools--what is distinctive about teaching at such schools (especially boarding schools) and what they look for in applicants. 

WHEN: Friday, March 24 at 2:00 PM

WHERE: Faculty Lounge on the second floor of Bryan Hall (Room 229)

SPEAKER: Peter Hufagel, Dean of Faculty at the Miller School of Albemarle

Cultivating Personal and Professional Mindfulness

Christie Julien – March 9th, 2017

From UVA Today

Companies from Google to Ford have begun offering mindfulness courses to their employees, arguing that the benefits – more productive, engaged and healthier employees – far outweigh the costs.

At the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, marketing professor David Mick teaches a popular “Wisdom and Well-Being” course equipping business students with philosophical concepts and mindfulness practices that could improve their personal and professional lives.

Looking for Volunteering Opportunities?

Melvin Walker – March 1st, 2017

Day in the Life

Day in the Life is a Community Service Learning initiative administered by the Curry School of Education. DITL supports teaching and service learning by connecting UVA/Curry students with local public schools. Community partner sites are located in Charlottesville City schools (CCS), Albemarle County schools (ACPS) and area community agencies.

Apply for the 2017-2018 Internship at LGBTQ Center!

Yuyan Zhang – February 22nd, 2017

The mission of the LGBTQ Center is to foster the development of LGBTQ students, faculty, staff, alumni, and allies. Founded under the Office of the Dean of Students in 2001, with generous financial support from the Serpentine Society, the LGBTQ Center works to raise awareness and inclusion of sexual and gender diversities through programs, outreach, and services that support the advancement of the LGBTQ community.

Ed Policy Trek to D.C.

Julia Thompson – February 20th, 2017

WHAT: Education Policy Trek

WHEN: Friday, March 24, 2017 from 8 AM - 5 PM

WHERE: Washington, D.C.

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Interested in Education and/or Policy? Come along on the Education Policy Trek, where we will visit various companies related to education policy so you can learn more about the field! We will be visiting....