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Early Childhood/Elementary and Special education

The Early Childhood/Elementary Education/Special Education Department (EESE) provides undergraduate and graduate programs for students seeking preparation to work with children in the community, agencies, and PreK-12 school settings.  The teacher education programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education (DOE) and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The EESE Programs provide instruction, field experiences, and clinical practices that develop excellence in teaching skills to serve diversified populations.