Special Events & Workshops

Upcoming events and workshops

Longwood’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies host a variety of one-day, two-day or week-long events and workshops to inspire and inform Virginia’s educators.

LCSW Clinical Supervision Training Workshop

This workshop is designed to fulfill the requirement for LCSW Clinical Supervisors to provide LCSW supervision for Licensure. This workshop provides 14 continuing education (CE) hours.

October 11-15, 2021
February 21-25, 2022
June 6-10, 2022

Shayla Betts, LCSW | Assistant Professor of Social Work

Teresa Reynolds, LCSW | Social Work Program Coordinator and Director of Field Education

John Salay, LCSW | Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Advocacy and Development

Ian Danielsen, LCSW | Assistant Professor of Social Work

  • Supervision regulations outlined by the Virginia Board of Social Work
  • The supervisory relationship
  • Ethical supervision
  • Key concepts related to supervision in rural settings
  • Tele-supervision
  • Critical cultural competence
  • Models and theories of supervision


  • $250.00 for either in-person or virtual
  • $225.00 for Longwood University alumni



Refund Policy: If an individual cancels 30 days prior to the event, the individual can receive a full refund. If an individual cancels two weeks prior to the event, half of the cost will be refunded. If the university should have to cancel the workshop, a full refund will be awarded.

Questions? Please contact Teresa Reynolds, LCSW, at reynoldstb@longwood.edu or Shayla Betts, LCSW at bettsse@longwood.edu


Moton Museum 2022 Teacher Institute

The Moton Museum is excited to once again be offering the Moton Museum Teacher Institute! We have incorporated an additional week-long virtual session and two one-day onsite sessions to our professional development options for 2022. The one-day sessions will specialize in Moton Museum content for elementary educators and one for middle/high school educators.

Virtual Session 1 (June 27 – July 1, 2022)
Virtual Session 2 (July 25 – July 29, 2022)
One-Day Elementary Event | On-Site (June 24, 2022) 
One-Day Middle/High Event | On-Site (July 22, 2022)


Dr. Larissa Smith | Moton Resident Scholar & Professor of History, Longwood University

Dr. J. Michael Utzinger | Moton Resident Scholar & Elliot Professor of Religion, Hampden-Sydney College

Ms. Rita Odom Moseley | Author of Silence Broken & Moton Council Member

Jonathan Page | Director of Multicultural Affairs & Title IV Coordinator, Longwood University

  • Review Civil Rights, massive resistance, and desegregation histories
  • Understand Moton Museum background and significance
  • Learn additional classroom techniques including primary source analysis and research skills

Five-day Virtual Sessions:

  • Cost: $20, including textbook
  • Suggested recertification points: 60

One-day On-Site Sessions:

  • Cost: FREE
  • Suggested recertification points: 30
With questions, please contact leah.brown@motonmuseum.org.

Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute

With the successful completion of this 2 day in-person class and its requirements, your school division may allow you to apply up to 45 recertification points. Sessions focus on the Holocaust’s historical background and pedagogy which link to the Virginia Standards of Learning requirements. You will hear historian-led lectures and learn about best practices and resources that you can use in the classroom when teaching the Holocaust. Educators will have opportunities to explore and interact with Museum resources.


From Context to Classroom is open to teachers who have never completed the Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute. In order to complete class requirements you must fully participate, which includes pre-reading and the use of the online platform Canvas and a final project. A certificate of completion, the $100 stipend, and the reimbursement of the $30 registration fee will be sent to you after the class and when all requirements are met.

Session 1: June 27-28, 2022 | Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond
Session 2: July 11-12, 2022 | Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond

Registration Fee: $30 (reimbursed with successful completion of all class requirements)
Stipend: $100 paid with successful completion of all class requirements

The Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute is recommended for middle and high school educators who would like to or currently teach the Holocaust in their classrooms. Longwood University’s Professional Studies Office utilizes the descriptions for Renewal Options in the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual to suggest appropriate professional development points but advises all participants earning those points to work with their educational employing agency to verify and classify each course offered.

Currently, regardless of vaccination status all Museum guests are asked to wear a mask. No later than one week prior to the start of the TEI program, registered attendees will be notified about Covid-19 protocol updates based on recommendations from the Virginia Department of Health and the CDC.

Depending on public health guidelines related to Covid-19 the format of this class is subject to change.

Megan Ferenczy, Director of Education
Virginia Holocaust Museum
804.257.5400 ext. 234.

More information:

Summer Literacy Institute: Nonfiction Literacy

18th Longwood University Summer Literacy Institute: July 21-22, 2022

Sponsored by the Department of Education and CounselingReading, Literacy, and Learning, and School Librarianship

Registration will open in Spring 2022

Click here for information on graduate credits


Author Melissa StewartMelissa Stewart has written more than 180 science-themed nonfiction books for children, including the ALA Notable Feathers: Not Just for Flying; the SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs; and Fourteen Monkeys: A Rain Forest Rhyme. Melissa co-wrote 5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children’s Books, edited the anthology Nonfiction Writers Dig Deep: 50 Award-winning Authors Share the Secret of Engaging Writing, and maintains the award-winning blog Celebrate Science.

Her highly-regarded website features a rich array of nonfiction writing resources.

Visit Melissa’s website.

Hailed by Huffington Post as a “master of picture book nonfiction,” Carole Boston Weatherford is a Newbery Honor author, New York Times best-seller and two-time NAACP Image Award winner.

Six of her books have won Coretta Scott King Awards or Honors.

She has published 50-plus books including Freedom in Congo Square, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace; By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music; R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul; and Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre.

Learn more about Carole.

Questions? Please contact SummerLiteracy@longwood.edu