On Monday, March 4, the Parents’ Association has invited Dr. Tonya Moon, from the Curry School of Education at UVA, to speak to the community about differentiated instruction and how it benefits students. Come learn from this dynamic guest, beginning at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. Bring your friends who would like to learn about this topic.
Tonya R. Moon, Ph.D. is a professor in the Research, Statistics, and Evaluation (RSE) and Curriculum and Instruction programs in the Curry School of Education and Human Development where she teaches statistics, research design, and assessment courses. Along with her teaching responsibilities, she also chairs the University’s Institutional Review Board for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, the body that is responsible for approving and overseeing all non-invasive human subject research conducted by UVA faculty, staff, and students. Her current research efforts are focused on districts and schools’ use of assessment data for instructional decision-making. As an extension of her professional work at the University, Tonya collaborates with school districts nationally and internationally on using assessment data for both program and classroom improvement. Outside of her work life, she is an avid fan of Appalachian old-time and bluegrass music and plays at the clawhammer banjo.