what alumni say
The value of reflective practice becomes so real when interacting with students on a daily basis. The teacher education program at EMU instilled the importance of teaching reflectively through the ability to evaluate and examine the decisions I make in my classroom.
-Camila Pandolfi, EMU grad and teacher for Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Programs of Study and Licensure
In Virginia, teacher education students in PreK-3, PreK-6, and special education licensure programs/endorsements get a liberal arts degree with licensure in PreK-3, PreK-6 or SpEd.
In secondary education licensure programs (6-12 and all grade PreK-12), students get a degree in a content area (biology, chemistry, English, math, etc.) with licensure in 6-12 or PreK-12.
Early/Primary Education (PreK-3) and Elementary Education (PreK-6)
Special Education (K-12): General Curriculum K-12
Secondary Education (6-12)
- Computer science
- History and social science
All-Grade Education (PreK-12)
- English as a second language (ESL)
- Health and physical education
- Foreign language: Spanish
- Theater arts
These areas of study may be selected along with any of the above listed programs: