Schools Need to Grow Their Own Coaches

August 28, 2019

On a Wednesday evening in early fall of 2017, twenty five people gathered at UVEI to talk about instructional coaching as a tool for supporting teachers’ continuous improvement. In attendance...

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2019 Faculty Summer Reading List

June 14, 2019

The summer months, with more daylight hours and the promise of rejuvenation for weary teachers, provide a perfect opportunity to read deeply. UVEI faculty members share their summer reading lists,...

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Learning by Doing

April 19, 2019

When we ask participants why they choose UVEI, the top answer, consistently, is that they are attracted to “learning by doing.” Experiential learning has been at the heart of UVEI...

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Feeling (Re)Connected

December 10, 2018

It’s 4:30 on a Thursday afternoon in the middle of October. A group of a dozen educators--new and veteran teachers, UVEI graduates, UVEI teacher interns, teachers with no previous experience...

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Graduate Profile: Ben LaRoche

November 25, 2018

Ben LaRoche has lived on both sides of the country and in a couple of places in between. But when it came time to settle down to a teaching career,...

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Professional Education at UVGSE

November 19, 2018

As a classroom teacher and instructional leader, I LOVED professional development workshops. Generally, this meant a trip somewhere for a day or more, soaking up the latest trend in education...

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