Graduate School of Education - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Division of Child, Family, and Community Engagement

Julie Kidd Division Director

Julie Kidd
Division Director

Welcome to the Division of Child, Family, and Community Engagement. The division is made up of three academic programs and one center: the Counseling and Development Program, the Early Childhood Education Program, the Human Development and Family Science Program, and the Diversity Research and Action Center. Our faculty and staff are leaders in their fields. Our division exemplifies the core values of the college through our research and course offerings including a focus on social justice, ethical leadership, innovation, research- based practices, and collaboration. I invite you to learn about our undergraduate and graduate program offerings; our professional development work; our research; and our service to the college, university, and community.


Academic Program Coordinators
Center Director
  • Diversity Research and Action Center: Fred Bemak