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The Department of Secondary Education and School Leadership (SESL) in the School of Education at Norfolk State University seeks to address the professional development needs of both in-service and pre-service educators.

The department historically has focused its attention on those educational issues germane to the urban experience.  However, in this rapidly changing age of information, the SESL Department has, in the last few years, expanded its purview and globalized its perspective.  The intent is to provide our students with the kind of broad-based learning experiences that build a habit of excellence, equity, and produce a disposition of leadership in Virginia's PreK-12 schools, classrooms, and community aid centers.

Such objectives serve as a framework through which the SESL Department functions within the School of Education's preparation of competent, compassionate, collaborative, and committed leaders.

Careers for SESL Graduates:

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