Upcoming FREE Professional Development Programs for Teachers
- Joint program with Teaching Tolerance on teaching the history of race in the US, University of Richmond, March 23, 2019 Enrollment complete: register to join waiting list
- Program for foreign language teachers, on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching Spanish, University of Lynchburg, April 27, 2019 Registration Open
- Thomas Jefferson and Community Life at Monticello, Monticello, April 27, 2019 Enrollment complete: register to join waiting list
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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
- Spring 2019 – CLA offers 3 programs in History and Spanish
- Central Virginia Writing Project will offer a summer institute to RPS Teachers
- CLA April program explores “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching Spanish”
- Inside UVA features March 17 CLA program on teaching US history of race
- CLA Saturday program focuses on “Teaching the History of Race in US”
- CLA and Arthur Vining Davis Foundations offer November programs at Howard and UVA
- CLA selects teachers to serve as jurors for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
- CLA has busy summer of programs in 2017
- CLA Project Director leads 2018 NEH Summer Institute on Thomas Jefferson
- CLA begins AVDF-funded work at other universities with programs at UNH and Howard
- You can see the extraordinary classroom materials some of these teachers assembled here.
- Center for the Liberal Arts receives third grant from Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
- 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.
Watch CLA Project Director Jennifer Williamson, Assistant Principal at Western Albemarle High School, discuss teaching the history of American migrations at our November 11, 2017 session at the Miller Center for Public Affairs.
See photos from the April 28, 2018 program on interdisciplinary approaches to teaching Spanish.