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Important: Changes to Admission to Teacher Education Requirements


 

There are a couple of important changes to teacher education requirements:

The following change is in effect for all students who apply to teacher education after 7/15/2016:

EDUC 300 with a C or better is now a requirement for full acceptance into teacher education. 

Entry Assessment Requirement – VDOE requires an entry assessment into teacher education programs in Virginia. This requirement can be satisfied by one of the following options:

  1. SAT or ACT exemption*:
  • SAT = Verbal score of 530, Math score of 530, Total Score at least 1100
  • ACT = English + Reading score of 46, Math score of 22, Composite score of 24
  1. VCLA Reading & Writing (composite score of 470) plus one of the following Math assessments:
  • Praxis Core Math (score of 150); or
  • SAT Math score of 530; or
  • ACT Math score of 22 + ACT Composite score of 24
  1. Praxis Core Reading (score of 156), Praxis Core Writing (score of 162)* plus one of the following Math assessments:
  • Praxis Core Math (score of 150); or
  • SAT Math score of 530; or
  • ACT Math score of 22 + ACT Composite score of 24

*IMPORTANT: VCLA Reading & Writing (composite score of 470) is a requirement for licensure, and it must be completed if entry assessment is satisfied by option 1 or 3 above.

Questions? Contact Dara Hall, Admissions and Licensure Coordinator, at halldm@jmu.edu.

Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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