It's never too early to start talking to kids about college, and Sarah Catherine Welch, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2011, introduced her students at St. Peter Claver School in Decatur, Georgia, to her alma mater via a virtual tour on Smartboard.
Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program, the Rockbridge Ballet and local schoolchildren have collaborated on a project titled "Where the Page Meets the Stage: The Art of Storytelling through Words and Movement."
A $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation has enabled Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program to bring the Educational Technology Leadership Academy to elementary, middle and high schools in Lexington, Rockbridge County and Buena Vista.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington and Lee's Teacher Education program is teaming up with Boxerwood Nature Center on a program to benefit local schools.
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).
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), […]