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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Teacher Education and Leadership


Amanda Bozack*, Director

http://www.radford.edu/content/cehd/home/teacher-ed.html

Teacher Education Programs

Students seeking licensure to teach in early childhood education/early childhood special education, hearing impairment (preK-12) special education - general curriculum (K-12) or special education: general and adapted curriculum (K-12), and elementary or middle school education must major in Interdisciplinary Studies. Students who seek licensure to teach in secondary schools (grades 6-12) complete an approved Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in a specific major and also complete the Secondary Education Licensure Option.

General information regarding admission and retention in the Teacher Education Programs can be found here .

Academic Advising

All freshmen enrolled in the elementary education program are advised in the Center for Academic Advising and Student Support and are assigned a faculty advisor at the end of the freshman year or when program grade point average requirements are met.  Students in all other undergraduate programs within the School of Teacher Education and Leadership are advised by faculty advisors.  The Advising Center provides support and assistance to all students and faculty within the school. Students are encouraged to consult with their academic advisor regularly to facilitate smooth progress towards completion of their degree.

Secondary Education


Students who seek licensure to teach in secondary schools (grades 6-12) complete an approved Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in a specific major (math, social studies, science or English) and also complete the Secondary Education Licensure Option described below. Students seeking licensure requirements in secondary science (biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics) will complete their content area requirements at the undergraduate level and can choose to complete their licensure requirements at the graduate level. These requirements must be completed prior to being admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

Note(s):


*Must be taken prior to being admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

**Secondary social studies majors must take EDUC 441  for six (6) credit hours; secondary mathematics, and English majors may take EDUC 441  for three (3) credit hours.

***EDRD 416  is not required in the English education program.

Departmental courses in the student’s teaching endorsement content area, i.e., mathematics, English, and social studies are required in addition to the courses listed. Content area coursework must be completed prior to being admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

 

Academic Programs

American Sign Language Minor  

Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S.  

Special Education Minor  

Graduate Programs

The School of Teacher Education and Leadership offers a number of programs leading to the Master of Science degree.

M.S. in Education – Wendy Eckenrod-Green, Graduate Coordinator

MS in Educational Leadership – Brad Bizzell, Graduate Coordinator

MS in Literacy Education – Cheri Triplett, Graduate Coordinator

MS in Special Education – Elizabeth Altieri, Graduate Coordinator

For further information, consult the Radford University Graduate Catalog or website and/or the School of Teacher Education and Leadership website.