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School of Education Graduate Programs

School of Education: (434) 582-2445
School of Education Fax: (434) 582-2468
Teacher Licensure Officat: (434) 582-2632



Dr. Karen L. Parker, Dean, School of Education
Dr. Heather Schoffstall, Senior Associate Dean
Dr. Scott Watson, Associate Dean, Advanced Programs
Dr. Michelle Goodwin, Associate Dean, Teacher Licensure Programs
Dr. Esther Alcindor, Department Head, Elementary Education
Dr. Deanna Keith, Department Head, Special Education
Dr. Andrea Beam, Department Head, Content/Secondary Education
Dr. Samuel J. Smith, Department Head, School Administration
Dr. Rita Schellenberg, Department Head, School Counseling
Dr. Randy Dunn, Department Head, Educational Technology


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Education Advisor Education Advisor: Please contact your Personal Academic Advisor. For more information on how to contact your Personal Academic Advisor, please view the 'Academic Advisor' widget located on your MyLU Webpage. 1-855-466-9218

Gate 1 - Admissions Graduate Admissions-- 1-800-424-9596 (options 2, 4) Registration-- 1-800-424-9596 (options 1,1,1,4)

Gate 2 - Teacher Licensure Admission Graduate Gate 2 Application Content Competency Evaluations

Gate 3 - Student Teaching Admission Graduate Gate 3 Questions (Student Teaching/Internship)

Gate 4 - Licensure Paperwork Gate 4 Questions

Background Clearances Background Clearances

Dissertation Dissertation Questions

Field Experience Local Field Placements (Practicums & Student Teaching/Internship) External Practicum Placements Graduate External Field Placements (Student Teaching/Internship)

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LiveText General LiveText LiveText HelpDesk (IT Support)-- (866-548-3839) Local Field FEM Placements External Field FEM Placements


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Course Assignments and Grading Help Desk (Blackboard, WebMail, etc)-- (434) 592-7800 MBS Online--Textbooks