9: Curry School of Education

General Information | Teacher Education Degree Programs | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Accreditation | Facilities and Services | Student Organizations
Academic Honors and Honorary Societies | Academic Requirements and Options

Student Organizations

Education Council   All students in the Curry School of Education are members of the Education Council (EC). In addition to its function as liaison between students and faculty of the Curry School of Education, the EC participates in many service programs effecting the University and the Charlottesville community, such as tutoring underprivileged children and coaching children's sports activities.

Council for Exceptional Children   The Council for Exceptional Children is a professional group focusing on issues related to individuals with exceptionalities. Membership is open to both faculty and students who have interests in working with exceptional individuals, and is sponsored by the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education.

Departmental Student Groups   Most departments have a student advisory committee to help plan activities for students, and contribute to the quality of the academic and professional experience at the University.

The Pre-Physical Therapy Association   The Pre Physical-Therapy Association was founded in 1981 to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to learn more about graduate programs and careers in physical therapy. Officers are elected from interested students and then plan specific experiences such as field trips to rehabilitation centers and hospitals, visits from graduate schools, and lectures related to contemporary issues in physical therapy. This organization is part of the sports medicine and physical education programs within the Department of Human Services.

Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA)   Student Virginia Education Association membership is open to both graduate and undergraduate students. SVEA members participate in various professional activities, receive various publications, participate in seminars and conferences, and receive liability/tort insurance.

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