Community Outreach

At the UVA School of Education and Human Development, we are committed to fostering authentic partnerships that link scholarship with application. These programs are examples of how flourishing partnerships connect community members, our students and our faculty in the ongoing work of promoting human development.

America Reads is a federally funded work-study program that places college and university students in the community to tutor elementary through high school students in literacy and math.

The Darden/School of Education Partnership for Leaders in Education (PLE) is a joint venture of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the School of Education and Human Development

The Open Doors Summer Research Program provides students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the opportunity to learn about conducting research.

The UVA K12 Advisory Council was formed in 2001 as a way for the School of Education and Human Development to establish coherent, sustained relationships with school districts that support the continuing professional development of the K12 education community.

The Young Women Leaders Program is a psycho-educational mentoring program that pairs college women with middle school girls.

The Young Writers Workshop brings together a community of writers with a common purpose: to create a supportive and noncompetitive environment where teenagers can live and work as artists.