Contact Information

School of Education Graduate Programs

School of Education: 434-582-2445
Teacher Licensure Office: 434-582-2632
Fax: 800-628-7982 or 434-582-2468

Dr. Karen L. Parker, Dean, School of Education
Dr. Beth Ackerman, Associate Dean, School of Education
Dr. Scott Watson, Associate Dean, Advanced Programs
Dr. Michelle Goodwin, Associate Dean, Licensure Programs
Ms. Esther Alcindor, Director, Elementary Education
Dr. Deanna Keith, Director, Special Education
Dr. Andrea Beam, Director, Secondary Education
Dr. Samuel J. Smith, Director, School Administration
Dr. Rita Schellenberg, Director, School Counseling
Dr. Connie McDonald, Director, Program Specialists
Dr. Randy Dunn, Director, Educational Technology


Person to contact


Admissions [Gate 1]
1-800-424-9596 options 2, 4
Graduate admissions
Education Advisor

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LiveText Coordinator Rachel McCormick
Graduate Gate 2
Content Competency Evaluation Graduate Transfer Department
Course assignments and grading Contact course professor  
Dissertation Dr. Scott Watson
External Practicum Placements
Graduate Gate 3
Help Desk (Blackboard, WebMail)
Help Desk
Licensure application [Gate 4] Mrs. Nancy Hesse
Local Practicum Placements
1-800-424-9596 options 1,1,1,4
Education Advisors
Textbooks MBS online