Susan Gray School
Dec. 16, 2019—A one-of-a-kind playhouse inspired by the Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" has been installed at The Susan Gray School at Vanderbilt Peabody College. The Peter Rabbit House was designed as part of a Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience project and created in collaboration with Pfeffer Torode Architecture, Daigh Rick Landscape Architects and Peabody College’s Early Childhood and Elementary Education program.
Feb. 19, 2019—At Vanderbilt, there is no shortage of exploration. Every day our talented faculty, students and staff are driven to make discoveries—not just for the recognition, but for the chance to move the dial, to permeate the boundaries, to affect our society at large and for the better.
The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents
Feb. 19, 2019—The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.
Dec. 3, 2018—Exploring neurodiversity is important for educational development, and it is also driving new research with the potential to fuel innovation in a variety of fields, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Mar. 28, 2018—The seventh annual Susan Gray School Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, April 19, at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Course in Franklin, Tennessee. All proceeds raised will benefit the Susan Gray School, the first nationally recognized early intervention program to include typically developing children in education settings alongside children with disabilities.
May. 29, 2017—When she was 3 years old, a dose of Children’s Motrin triggered a rare life-threatening allergic reaction in Stephanie Zundel, resulting in blindness. But this medical crisis was no match for Zundel’s competitive spirit. Just before graduating from Vanderbilt in May as a child studies major, she completed the Boston Marathon.
Mar. 22, 2016—The Susan Gray School, part of Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development, again has achieved accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the foremost professional association for the field of early childhood education.
Mar. 15, 2016—The fifth annual Susan Gray School Golf Tournament is scheduled for Thursday, April 14, at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin. All proceeds raised will benefit the school, the first nationally recognized early intervention program to include typically developing children in education settings alongside children with disabilities.
Nov. 6, 2015—A new curriculum developed by Peabody College's Mary Louise Hemmeter and others and launching in January closes the gap on math and science education in pre-k classrooms.
May. 22, 2015—Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver launched the federal Head Start program a half-century ago, bringing early learning opportunities to more than 32 million needy children. None of it would have been possible without the woman whose work he modeled the program after: Peabody College's Susan Gray.
Sep. 12, 2014—Acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Michael Yudin and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Vanderbilt Sept. 11 as part of the “Partners in Progress” Back-to-School Bus Tour.
Sep. 10, 2014—Yudin and Dean will learn about early childhood education programs during the Vanderbilt visit.