Contact Information

The online U-Guide ( provides direct access to the answers to most of your questions. Please see the contact information list for any questions that are not answered in this guide. Typically, this will be your professional advisor. If they are unable to assist you and the information is not available to you in the U-Guide, then your professional advisor will seek assistance from your program coordinator or other experts in our department. 

School of Education Teacher Education Programs

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



Dr. Heather Schoffstall, Dean
Dr. Karen Parker, Dean Emerita
Dr. Michelle Goodwin, Senior Assistant Dean, Teacher Education/Licensure
Ronda Heerspink, Executive Director of Faculty Support
Dr. Deanna Keith, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
Dr. Kurt Michael, Assistant Dean of Doctoral Programs and Research
Michael Shenkle, Associate Dean of Operations
Michele Worley, Executive Director of Operations
Dr. Clark Zealand, Associate Dean of Academics


SOE Support

Email Contact


General General School of Education Communication


Professional Advisors General Advising - CASAS Advisor

Gate 1 - Declare Major

Declare Major Declare Major - CASAS Advisor

Gate 2 - Teacher Licensure Admission Undergraduate Gate 2 Application Graduate Gate 2 Application

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

Gate 4 - Licensure Paperwork Gate 4 Questions

Background Clearances Background Clearances

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

Licensure Licensure Paperwork ACSI Questions Student Teaching/Internship Stipends

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


Course Professor

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