June 22, 2024

Growing a New Generation of Educators

Grades aren’t foremost on the mind of Laurie Abeel. The College of Education associate professor focuses more on the journey for her graduate-level students. “My approach in every single class deals with growth, not grades,” said Abeel, who teaches gifted education courses. “I’m more concerned with ‘do they understand what I’m trying to teach’ and [...]
About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.