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Enhancing Secondary Education


Would you like to become a content area teacher in grades 6-12? If so, the Enhancing Secondary Education Program is a great place to launch your future career. The School of Education (SOE) with collaboration from the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) and the School of Engineering, Science, and Technology (CSET), has created this program to help students obtain teaching licensure as secondary teachers in the subjects of English, History, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Music, Visual Arts, and Health and Physical Education.

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Enhancing Secondary Education (ESE) Online Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) Spring Workshop

On Feb 5, 2022, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., ESE provided an intensive one-day workshop with educational assistance, guidance, supplies, and support for students interested in teaching and were preparing to take the VCLA examination. Passing this assessment is a requirement for entry into the Teacher Education program and to be a licensed teacher in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

To everyone who participated,

Our Spring 2022 Workshop was a success! A big thank you to all the students who participated and stayed for the whole workshop. You are the reason why ESE was created. These workshops were designed in the hopes that they will give students a head start and/or assistance on their academic journeys.

We would like to thank the dynamic instructors, faculty, and staff who took the extra time this Saturday interacting with the students. We are grateful for each one’s dedication, enthusiasm, professionalism, and assistance.

Students who participated for the full session received goodie bags and will receive vouchers that will help pay for the VCLA exam.

If you are you interested in joining our next workshop, please visit this page again for updates.  We hope to see you in out next scheduled workshop and good luck in Spring Semester!

For more information contact Dr. Cynthia Nicholson.

To Register

Please check back later for an updated link. We look forward to seeing you.