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Patrick Henry Tolan

Professor
Director Emeritus
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Ruffner Hall 218
405 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1983
M.A., University of Tennessee, 1980
B.A., Temple University, 1978
Biography

Patrick H. Tolan is the Charles S. Robb Professor of Education at the University of Virginia in the Curry School of Education and in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine.

He is Director Emeritus of the cross-university multidisciplinary center, Youth-Nex: The UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development. Tolan championed the Center's mission since inception in 2009 through the summer of 2017, to promote healthy youth development, to enhance the potential of youth as productive citizens and to reduce developmental risk, through focused research, training, and service. Youth-Nex continues as a transdisciplinary, nexus, focusing on the capabilities of young people in connection to health, communities, schools, and relationships engaging over 30 faculty across Grounds.

Long Term Effects of Professional Development to Support New Teachers' Use of Effective Classroom Management Techniques
Source: U.S. Department Of Education
July 01, 2019 – June 30, 2022
The Compassionate Schools Project YR05
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
April 01, 2021 – March 31, 2022
CSP 2.0 Implementation
Source: C.E. and S. Foundation
July 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Reducing Inequalities Through Student Networks: Social
Source: William T. Grant Foundation
December 01, 2016 – April 30, 2021
The Compassionate Schools Project YR04
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
January 15, 2020 – March 31, 2021
The Compassionate Schools Project YR03
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
January 15, 2019 – January 14, 2020
The Compassionate Schools Project
Source: Gheens Foundation Inc
July 01, 2018 – June 30, 2019
CU-Compassionate Schools Folder YR02
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
January 15, 2018 – January 14, 2019
CU-Professional Development to Support New Teachers' use of Effective Classroom Management Techniques
Source: U.S. Department Of Education
June 01, 2013 – May 31, 2018
CU-Compassionate Schools Folder
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
November 15, 2016 – January 14, 2018
Center for Positive Youth Development
Source: Altria Client Services Inc.
June 24, 2009 – June 30, 2017
CU-Formative Evaluation and Planning Work/Sonima
Source: Sonima Foundation, Inc.
July 01, 2013 – June 30, 2015
CU-Formative Evaluation and Planning Work
Source: Jois Foundation
December 10, 2012 – August 31, 2013
Development of an Intervention to Improve Academic Outcomes
Source: DePaul University
August 01, 2009 – July 31, 2013
EDHS 8750: Psychological Intervention and Consultation in Schools
Credits: 3
Advanced study of the role and function of the psychologist in school settings. Topics include psychoeducational assessment and remediation procedures; varieties and techniques of appropriate psychological interventions in schools; models of, and national trends in, school psychology service delivery. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study
EDHS 9995: Independent Research
Credits: 1–12
Independent Research
EDHS 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.
EDLF 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisites: Advisor Permission Required.
EDHS 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.
EDLF 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.