Freshman Year: Take the VCLA (VIRGINIA COMMUNICATIONS AND LITERACY ASSESSMENT) your freshman year so you will be ready for your Gate 2 application. The VCLA must be taken by all Elementary, Special Education, and Secondary Education Majors. The VCLA must be passed before you apply to Gate 2. This test can be taken online and information may be found at http://www.va.nesinc.com/.
VCLA (Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) Required Scores