Deeper Learning: Presentation & Discussion on November 20th

November 6, 2019

Join us on November 20th from 5:00 - 6:30. Deeper learning is learning that is more relevant, rigorous, authentic, and engaging than traditional approaches. Last year, UVEI faculty partnered with...

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Worrying About Praxis? Here’s Help

September 23, 2019

Becoming a teacher isn’t as simple as passing a test (and we’re glad it’s not!), but there is one test you simply have to pass: the Praxis Core. People ask...

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Learning from my Intern: A Mentor’s Story

July 3, 2019

When Meagan Leddy arrived at Oxbow High School in August, I was beginning my twenty-sixth year teaching English and had agreed to be her mentor teacher. To appreciate this story, you’ve...

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2019 UVEI Faculty Summer Reading List

June 14, 2019

The summer months, with more daylight hours and the promise of rejuvenation for weary teachers, provide a perfect opportunity to read deeply. UVEI faculty members share their summer reading lists,...

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Five Reasons We Belong in the Classroom

June 3, 2019

In case you haven’t heard, teaching IS inspiring, despite what national headlines about education might have you believe. There aren’t too many jobs out there that allow you to do...

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Quit Your Job and Start a Teaching Career Without (Too Much) Fear

May 31, 2019

You’ve always thought about teaching. You have a career right now that’s, well, fine, but teaching has always been in the back of your mind. The appeal of teaching is...

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Learning by Doing

April 19, 2019

When we ask participants why they choose UVEI, the top answer, consistently, is that they are attracted to “learning by doing.” Experiential learning has been at the heart of UVEI...

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Why Be a Principal?

April 15, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered if becoming a principal is in your career trajectory, now is the time to act. There is a dramatic shortage of school principals in both Vermont...

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It Takes Deliberate Practice

March 19, 2019

Ever wonder what makes some people really good at what they do? How did Michael Jordan become the greatest basketball player of all time? What did it take for Toni Morrison...

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Congratulations, Kate Leathe!

March 7, 2019

Principal Candidate, Kate Leathe, '19, has been hired to be Fair Haven Union High School's assistant principal next school year. Congratulations, Kate! Kate reflects on what brings her to leadership:...

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Faculty 2018 Summer Reading List

November 19, 2018

The summer months, with more daylight hours and the promise of rejuvenation for weary teachers, provide a perfect opportunity to read deeply. UVEI faculty members share their summer reading lists...

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From a Different Point of View

May 15, 2018

Through the lens of a teacher: Like many of the members of my UVEI cohort I started the program in August as a teacher,  who would continue to teach full time...

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