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Teachers from 2018 and 2019

Teachers from 2018 and 2019

The 3rd Annual Program "A Practical Workshop in Teaching Anti-Racist History:Resources, Risks, and Rewards" will take place at Zehmer Hall, UVA on March 28th, 2020. Online registration for...

Professor Karl Shuve, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, UVA and teachers.

CLA offered “Religious Pluralism Then and Now” with the leadership of our Classics Project Director, Arthur F. and Marian W. Stocker Professor of Classics John F. Miller. Twenty-two enthusiastic...

From left: Prof. Ed Murphy, Sarah Deel, Prof. Geary Albright

CLA is thrilled to announce that Sarah Deel, Smyth County’s Teacher of the Year, joined us at “The Solar System” program on November 2nd, 2019 at the John C. Wells Planetarium. A science teacher at...
Many congratulations to our Classics Project Director and Arthur F. and Marian W. Stocker Professor of Classics John F. Miller, who received the 2019 Jane Harriman Hall Award for Outstanding Service...
After working as a Project Director for English for many years, participating in programs around the state, Lisa Woolfork now joins the CLA as its co-director.  Lisa is an Associate Professor in the...
Calling all teen artists and writers… Apply to the 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! Beginning today, students and educators can create accounts in the online registration system at...
Collage of civil rights leaders
  The University of Virginia’s Center for the Liberal Arts is working with Teaching Tolerance to assemble Teaching Hard Literature, an initiative meant to complement Teaching Tolerance’s celebrated ...
People talking around table
In the past three years, teachers from 92 Virginia school divisions attended CLA's professional development programs. We provided more than 20 programs in the last three years, with attendance...
Program facilitators in pose in conference room
Natasha Heny, Curry School of Education, UVA, will teach an 8-day summer institute starting Monday July 29 through Thursday August 8, 2019. The institute will focus on supporting and empowering...
On April 28, 2018, CLA Project Director Prof. Gustavo Pellón brought together experts to share ideas and knowledge with 70 eager and enthusiastic Spanish teachers from 35 school divisions of Virginia...
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On March 23rd, we will offer “Teaching the History of Race in the U.S.” at the University of Richmond. In cooperation with the VA General Assembly African American Cultural Resources task force, and...
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Thomas Jefferson: The Public and Private Worlds of Monticello and the University of Virginia” seeks to bring K-12 schoolteachers together with some of the foremost scholars on Thomas Jefferson in a...
A boy at a segregated drinking fountain on the county courthouse lawn in Halifax, North Carolina in April 1938
In 1861, Alexander H. Stephens, vice president of the short-lived Confederate States of America, gave a speech about the Confederate constitution, which included justifying and codifying the...
Watch CLA Project Director Jennifer Williamson, Assistant Principal at Western Albemarle High School, discuss teaching the history of American migrations at our November 11, 2017 session at the...
The Center for the Liberal Arts is delighted to announce that Natsuko Rohde became its Interim Associate Director on April 10, 2017. Ms. Rohde joined the CLA team after moving from Pittsburgh, where...
Classroom teacher with students
Even teachers have to go back to school, and they love going to the classes offered by the University of Virginia’s Center for Liberal Arts.
The Center for the Liberal Arts sponsored the American Shakespeare Center‘s visit to work with teachers in the Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium in June, is assisting Project Director...
Teachers touring Monticello with guide
More than 60 teachers from around the country headed to UVA and Monticello this summer to learn more about unique digital resources that put Thomas Jefferson’s extensive records and papers directly...

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