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W&L Among Top 20 Small Colleges and Universities Sending Grads to Teach for America

Teach for America

Washington and Lee University has contributed 13 graduates to Teach for America's 2014 teacher corps, placing it among the top 20 small colleges and universities in the country for the second straight year.

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W&L’s Foreign Language Futures Receives Braitmayer Foundation Grant

Lenna Ojure, associate professor of education, and Dick Kuettner, director of Tucker Multimedia Center

A grant from The Braitmayer Foundation will fund a new initiative at Washington and Lee University to establish Chinese language classes in two area high schools.

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Rockbridge County Universities Form Teacher Education Consortium

Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium

Washington and Lee and Southern Virginia University have partnered to form the Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium (RTEC), the first new teacher education program to be approved by the State Board of Education in almost a quarter of a century.

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W&L Teacher Education Students Create Literacy Kits for Pre-kindergartners

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Some children preparing to enter kindergarten at Central Elementary School in Lexington, Va., have received a helping hand from teacher education students at Washington and Lee University.

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Grant Benefits Owls, Bees, Squirrels–and Local Schoolchildren

Fourth Grade Students

Washington and Lee's Teacher Education program is teaming up with Boxerwood Nature Center on a program to benefit local schools.

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Verizon Grant to W&L Will Help Local Teachers Introduce Technology in Classrooms

Leena Ojure, left, and Haley Sigler of the Teacher Education Program at Washington and Lee

Rockbridge area K-12 teachers will be among those who benefit from a $20,000 grant to Washington and Lee University from the Verizon Foundation through a program of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).

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W&L Hosts Summer Institute for Local Science Teachers

Kathy Whitesell, Washington and Lee University Summer Science Institute Participant

For children across Rockbridge County, school is still out for the summer. For their teachers, however, it’s back to the classroom. During July, eight Rockbridge County teachers were the pupils as they worked with Washington and Lee University faculty to strengthen how they teach science. As part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant (HHMI), […]

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W&L Students Create New Curriculum for YMCA Summer Camp

Local children attending summer camp this year at the Rockbridge County YMCA will find a variety of fun activities to occupy them, courtesy of teacher education students at Washington and Lee University.

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Abigail Mack Dean '11, Stephen M. Wilson '12 Recognized at Celebrating Student Success Presentation

Washington and Lee University students Abigail Mack Dean and Stephen M. Wilson will be recognized at the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) monthly presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 12:30 p.m. in the Marketplace in Elrod Commons.

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W&L's Contact Committee Presents "Ben Stein on Life"

Ben Stein, advisor to presidents on finance and economics, lawyer and actor, will give a talk at Washington and Lee University on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel. W&L's Contact Committee is sponsoring Stein's appearance.

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