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Current Students

As a UVA EHD student, you have access to a wide range of resources and supports to help make your time at UVA as successful and fulfilling as possible. The EHD Student Affairs office, located in Ridley Hall 102, serves as your one-stop-shop for access to all of those resources - academic, social, well-being, or otherwise. 

Can't find what you're looking for? Need some one-on-one support? Reach out to any of our staff members, listed below, and we will be happy to help you find what you need. 

Canvas at UVA

EHD Canvas

Used for Canvas Virtual Community, program and advising sites, and past course sites (prior to spring 2023).


Used for academic and SIS rosters courses, submitting assignments, and viewing course content.

Current Student Resources

Get Involved

Make the most of your time at UVA EHD by getting involved with extracurricular activities like student organizations, events, and more. Explore a few ways to get involved below.

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Student Organizations

UVA EHD offers a range of student organizations, including professional orgs, affinity groups, and groups for research and writing.

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The Common Read

Each year, UVA EHD chooses a book to serve as the Common Read. This signature school-wide initiative provides opportunities for discussion and connection throughout the year.

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Hunter Student Research Conference

For over a decade, the student research conference at the School of Education and Human Development has provided an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their innovative research.

Academic Programs & Student Affairs Staff

Toni Bennett

Toni M. Bennett

  • Director, Learning Design and Teaching Innovation
Catherine Brighton

Catherine Brighton

  • Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Affairs
  • Professor
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Ashley Caudill

  • Associate Director, Learning Design and Teaching Innovation
Nadia Badr Cempre

Nadia Badr Cempre

  • Director of Academic Operations
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Joel Hanel

  • Director of Assessment, Accountability, and Accreditation
Ashley Hosbach

Ashley Hosbach

  • Education and Social Science Research Librarian
Hilary Kerner

Hilary Kerner

  • Director, Education Career Services
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Carson Marquart

  • Coordinator of Online Student Success
Shené V. Owens

Shené V. Owens

  • Director of Student Affairs
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Bernadette Poerio

  • Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Ryan Sherman

  • Assistant Director of Academic Operations

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