DFS students on the quad

Dean's Future Scholars (DFS)

The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno and the public school districts are cooperatively involved in the Dean's Future Scholars program to recruit diverse students into teacher education. The goal of DFS is to increase the number of low-income, first-generation students graduating from high school, gaining access to higher education, and entering a career in the field of education.

Dean's Future Scholars

Teacher working with dual sensory impairment

Nevada Dual Sensory Impairment Project

The purpose of the Nevada Dual Sensory Impairment Project is to enhance the educational services provided to children and youth, birth through 21 years, with vision and hearing impairments. The project provides statewide technical assistance to a variety of key stakeholders.

Dual Sensory Impairment Project

Child doing math on whiteboard

Nevada Math Project: An Innovative STEM Initiative

The Nevada Mathematics Project engages in cutting edge research to improve mathematics and science instruction in Nevada statewide and beyond. The initiative works within the education system of Nevada and has state and national collaborators.

Nevada Math Project

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Northern Nevada Girls Math and Technology Camp

Our mission is to support and encourage girls from varied backgrounds to increase their knowledge, skills, and confidence in mathematics, as well as technology use for mathematics learning. The program provides learning opportunities, resources, and participation in a supportive community.

Girls Math and Technology Camp

Student writing

Northern Nevada Writing Project

The Northern Nevada Writing Project provides professional development and leadership opportunities for teachers and administrators interested in both improving and celebrating student writing. Each year, the NNWP sponsors professional development that takes many forms, from 2-hour workshops to university graduate classes.

Northern Nevada Writing Project

Contact Us

Contact College of Education (0278)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-4298 (Undergraduate Advisement)

Phone (775) 784-4345 (Main)

Fax (775) 784-6298

William J. Raggio, 4107