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.

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Fall 2015

First Day of Classes: Week of August 31
Last Day of Classes: Week of December 7
Course Title Day Meeting Time Location & Other Details
Curriculum and Assessment Tuesdays 4:30-7:10 taught by Liz Altieri, RU
Positioning and Handling Tuesdays 7:20-10:00 taught by Melissa Ainsworth, GMU
Teaching Strategies Wednesdays 4:30-7:10 taught by Melissa Ainsworth, GMU
Positive Behavior Supports Wednesdays 7:20-10:00 taught by Tiara Brown, JMU
Characteristics Asynchronous online through blackboard taught by Judy Connell, NSU

Spring 2016

First Day of Classes: Week of January 19
Spring Break: Week of March 7
Last Day of Classes: Week of April 25
Course Title Day Meeting Time Location & Other Details
Teaching Strategies Tuesdays 4:30-7:10 taught by Melissa Ainsworth, GMU
Teamwork Tuesdays 7:20-10:00 taught by Donna Gilles & Beth Bader, VCU
Communication Wednesdays 4:30-7:10 taught by Marci Jerome, GMU
Characteristics Asynchronous online through blackboard- taught by Judy Connell, RU
Positioning and Handling Asynchronous online through blackboard- taught by Joanna Bobzien, ODU

Summer 2016

*Please note courses generally run from the third week in May through the Second week of July. Transition and Reading will have online blackboard requirements in lieu of meeting a second day.
Course Title Day Meeting Time Location & Other Details
Transition Tuesdays 4:30-7:10 Taught by John Kregel, VCU
Reading Wednesdays 4:30-7:10 Taught by Melissa Ainsworth, GMU
Characteristics Asynchronous online through blackboard- Taught by Keri Bethune, JMU