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.

Helpful Web Links

Virginia Department of Education
Guidelines for Working with Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired in Virginia Public Schools
This document outlines the role and responsibility of teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired and eligibility requirements of students.

Council for Exceptional Children—Division on Visual Impairments
DVI position papers: This site includes several position papers on the role of teachers of the visually impaired and orientation and mobility specialists.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

National Organizations