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Programs that allow teaching assistants and other paraprofessionals to earn a degree and licensure while continuing to work are helping address the teacher shortage and diversify the teaching workforce.

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  • Curriculum, Instruction & Special Education

UVA students studying to become school counselors are learning how to translate research into practitioner-focused briefs, building their own skills and benefiting counselors already in schools.

Designed as a guiding light for those supporting adolescents, Portrait of a Thriving Youth is a dynamic picture of what youth need to flourish.

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Youth mental health needs have skyrocketed. The Youth Mental Health Leadership emphasis in UVA’s Counselor Education program is graduating counselors who are prepared to lead the response.

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  • Human Services

A UVA-based team is testing a robot used to increase young learners’ exposure to computer science skills in areas from southwest Virginia to rural Colombia.

UVA researchers and Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) partners will scale the novel data system to better understand and improve access to quality early childcare across the Commonwealth.

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  • Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning
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While remaking middle school may sound like a gargantuan task, four schools working closely with the UVA team that launched the initiative found success one accomplishment at a time.

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Recent legislation passed in Utah will now require schools to use threat assessment guidelines developed by Professor Dewey Cornell.

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Professor Mandy Rispoli is co-leading efforts to boost caregiver training and education systems for children with autism on two different continents.

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  • Supporting Transformative Autism Research

In partnership with the Crozet community and emergency providers, UVA students helped create and test an emergency action plan for patrons of Crozet Park.

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  • Kinesiology