Preparing Competent, Compassionate, Collaborative and Committed Leaders
Since 1970, the School of Education has provided leadership, coordination, and evaluation of all teacher education programs at the University. The School of Education's central purpose is to provide pre-service and in-service educational programs to prospective teachers, in-service teachers, administrators and others engaged in educational activities in other agencies. The courses of instruction offered by the School of Education are organized into the following departments: Early Childhood/Elementary and Special Education; Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science; and Secondary Education and School Leadership. The School of Education houses centers and laboratories to enhance professional development and student learning. They are: The Praxis 1 Laboratory, H. H. Bozeman Resource Center and Technology Resource Laboratory, and The Instructional Computer Laboratory II. All School of Education Programs are approved and accredited by the Virginia Department of Education and accredited by The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).