Education Support Center
7230 Memorial Hall MSC 6915
395 South High Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
Phone: (540) 568-6274
Fax: (540) 568-3342
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm
(Closed on University holidays)
Effective July 1st - New Praxis II test for Elementary Education. See the Praxis II site on the ESC website for more information!
The mission of the Education Support Center is to monitor admission to, and retention in, initial licensure programs; coordinate professional experiences; process documents for licensure; provide leadership to partnerships with institutions and school divisions; and, serve as a resource for information about professional education programs at James Madison University.
The Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests (taking the place of Praxis I as of January 1, 2014)
For information on the Praxis Core, click here.
NEW Praxis II Tests and/or Passing Scores (as of January 1, 2014):
For information on the Praxis II Score, click here.
NEW Praxis II Tests and/or Passing Scores (as of July 1, 2015):
For information on assessment requirements for Virginia licensure, click here.
The Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)
For information on the VCLA, click here.
To register for the VCLA, click here.
(Computer-Based Testing Now Available)
Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE) for Inclusive Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education
For information on the RVE, click here.
To register for the RVE, click here.