8: Curry School of Graduate Education

General Information | Categories of Graduate Degree Status and Program/Degree Requirements
Program Descriptions | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Degree Programs | Areas of Graduate Study | Facilities and Services | Physical Education Facilities
Communication Disorders Facilities | Student Organizations
Academic Honors, Scholarships, and Honor Societies | General Academic Requirements
Other Requirements | Special Tuition and Fee Information | Summer Session

Student Organizations

Education Council   All students in the Curry School of Education become members of the Education Council (EC). In addition to its function as liaison between students and faculty of the School of Education, the EC participates in many service programs effecting the University and the Charlottesville community, such as tutoring underprivileged children and coaching children’s sports activities.

Council for Exceptional Children is a professional group focusing on issues related to individuals with exceptionalities. Membership is open to both faculty and students who have interests in working with exceptional individuals, and is sponsored by the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education.

Counselor Education Student Organization membership is open to all counselor education students. The organization helps to coordinate student orientation for the fall semester, provides a peer orientation program, and sponsors both social events and professional development programs for faculty and students.

The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) is open to all communication disorders students. It is both a social and a professional organization which sponsors student activities throughout the year. Membership in the organization also qualifies students for special rates for journals and conventions; and for national certification upon completion of their program of study.

School and Clinical Psychology Student Association has four major functions. It holds an orientation for new students in the program each year, sends a representative to faculty meetings to act as a liaison between the faculty and clinical psychology students, sponsors social gatherings, and annually recognizes a professional in clinical psychology who has been supportive of student development with the Lucile E. Michie Award.

Student Virginia Education Association membership is open to both graduate and undergraduate students. Members participate in various professional activities, receive various publications, participate in seminars and conferences, and receive liability/tort insurance.


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