Upcoming FREE Professional Development Programs for Teachers
- Spanish Spring Program – “La experiencia de los inmigrantes latinos en los Estados Unidos”, April 23rd, 2016 – Zehmer Hall
- 2016 Summer Writing Invitational Institute, July 11-22, 2016 – Ruffner Hall, Room 302
- “All Men Are Created Equal”? Thomas Jefferson and Community Life at Monticello and the University of Virginia, July 17-23 or July 24-30, 2016
University of Virginia
Center for the Liberal Arts
Providing quality content-enrichment programs for K-12 teachers since 1984, the University of Virginia Center for the Liberal Arts is associated with recent, current, or upcoming offerings in a wide array of disciplines, including Art and Architecture, Classics, English, French, German, History, Mathematics, Politics, and Spanish.
The University of Virginia Center for the Liberal Arts invites you to explore our website to learn about and enroll in future programs and to consult our resources for teachers. And please feel free to contact us at any time with requests for programs, or for more information about the Center.
News & Announcements
- Dr. Cheryl Ayers is new CLA Associate Director: The Center for the Liberal Arts is delighted to announce the hiring of its new Associate Director, Dr. Cheryl Ayers. A former high school teacher, Dr. Ayers has more than 15 years of experience in K-12 teacher education and professional development.
- CLA is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting Professor Lisa Reilly’s NEH Landmarks of American History grant during the summer of 2016. Reilly will conduct two one-week workshops for 72 teachers who will learn about Thomas Jefferson and community life at Monticello and the University of Virginia.
- Center for the Liberal Arts receives third grant from Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
- English courses for Virginia Beach teachers
- Resources for teachers from recent CLA workshops:
- “Debating Archaeology”
- “Understanding Religion in American History”
- “World Regions in your Classroom: Latin America, 1492-2013″
- U.Va. Chosen to Host ‘Priceless’ Shakespeare Folio 400 Years After Bard’s Death
- MORE NEWS
Dr. Julian Bond on
“Making Civil Rights Matter”
The Center for the Liberal Arts remembers with gratitude and admiration the extraordinary life and work of Julian Bond. Bond did us the great honor of recording “Making Civil Rights Matter” for one of our workshops on teaching about the American movement for civil rights, remarks as important now as ever.