School of Education
Preparing Competent, Compassionate, Collaborative and Committed Leaders


The School of Education is responsible for providing leadership, coordination, and evaluation of all teacher education programs at the University. Mission


Since 1970, the School of Education has provided the 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 other professionals engaged in educational activities in other agencies. learn more

Future Teacher Academy Spring Conference

Norfolk State University's Future Teacher Academy invites prospective and current teachers to participate in their Spring 2017 Conference, Diversity In The Classroom. Our goal is to explore and to influence positive ideas for increasing the recruitment, motivation, and retention of teachers of color.

Conference Information:

Enhancing Professional Development & Student Learning

The School of Education houses centers and laboratories to enhance professional development and student learning.

Center for Professional Development
The Center for Professional Development is a place that is especially organized to assist you, the prospective teacher. You will have the opportunity to engage in experiences that will ease your pathway to becoming a public school educator. learn more

Child Development Laboratory
The Child Development Lab is contained within the Department of Early Childhood/ Elementary and Special Education. It is a full time program serving children ages 2 ½ through 5 years old. The program has operated as a full day program since 1980. It has a long history of laying a strong foundation for young children’s education for many years. learn more

Future Teacher Academy
The Future Teacher Academy (FTA) is a perfect opportunity for prospective teachers to move forward in the quest to become a license teacher. learn more

H.H. Bozeman Integrated Media/Resource Center
The H. H. Bozeman Integrated Media/Resource Center provides supplementary materials and instructional media for the School of Education. The center has resources and equipment appropriate for use from preschool through adult education levels, with emphasis on the training and professional development of the teacher. Faculty

Praxis Laboratory:
The Praxis Lab was created to enhance the basic reading, writing, and mathematic skills of Norfolk State University Teacher Education students to successfully pass the VCLA, Core Academic Skills for Educators tests using Learning Express and Plato software programs. learn more

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