Marymount student making a difference in Education!

  Keri Mignano is a kindergarten special education teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools, located in Virginia. She is currently earning her Masters of Education with a double major in Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction. Keri originally started earning a degree in nursing before later realizing her passion was in making a difference in […]

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Literacy Improves Lives

  September 8, 2021 is International Literacy Day. As a global citizen, it is my desire, and it should be the desire of all global citizens, to do everything in our power to ensure that everyone in every country has access to literacy education. Reading and writing connects us. Reading and writing allow us to […]

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Marymount University School of Education Inaugurates a Literacy Lab

  This July, the 3E camp in which students Explore STEM, Enrich literacy skills, and Enjoy each other- hence the name 3E, inaugurated a Literacy Lab. The 3E camp is a premier opportunity for Marymount undergraduate and graduate teacher candidates to enhance their teaching capacity in meaningful ways. They gain confidence in their own teaching […]

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We’re delighted to be a part of this!

Supporting new Special Educators to develop meaningful and effective partnerships   On August 19, 2021, Dr. Hauth of Marymount University and Dr. Thompson of George Mason University will be co-presenting a workshop called “Collaborating with Parents/Families/Caregivers: Developing Meaningful and Effective Partnerships” for The JumpStart Program for New and Early Career Special Educators with the Council […]

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ELL practicum in Panama – join us!

  Drs. Lado and Hauth have something to be excited about. An article they co-authored titled “Selecting Picture Books for ELL Beginners in Panama: Tellability” is to be published in The Reading Teacher Journal some time in 2022. The Reading Teacher Journal is one of three journals published by the International Literacy Association (its most […]

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Student Researchers Shine at Annual Conference

Various images of Inclusive Classrooms

Every year, Marymount University hosts the Student Research Conference (SRC) so that undergraduate and graduate students can present their scholarship competitively, and be judged on their research based upon the following markers: clarity, impact, methodology, and ability to engage the audience. This year, on April 21, 2021, out of 104 students who participated in the […]

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Affirming the Spiritual Role of the Principal by Emphasizing Christian Values

  Recently, invited by the Arlington Catholic Diocese Leadership Academy, Sister Patricia Helene Earl, IHM, Ph.D., Director of the Catholic Schools Leadership Program presented “Catholic Identity and the Spiritual Role of the Principal”.  Current principals, aspiring principals, and teachers who have been identified as future leaders were invited to this series of four seminars throughout […]

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Everyone is welcome:  The amazing value of creating inclusive classrooms

What do we know about Special Education?  Well, in the School of Education we love learning from Dr. Clara Hauth and Dr. Nicci Dowd.  Recently, both of them represented our school presenting “Enhancing Your Teacher Toolbox: Supporting Your Students with Autism and ADHD with Executive Functioning Skills in the Inclusive Classroom” for the faculty at […]

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