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Important College of Education COVID-19 Announcement and Updates

Please refer to the JMU COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information regarding JMU and COVID-19 information.

The university is not closed. In response to the COVID-19 virus, the university has deployed multiple forms of virus-prevention protocols, and we are practicing social distancing and limited public interactions. All offices are functioning, but staffing is limited.

We are responding to inquiries initially via email or phone. 

Click here for contact information for each College of Education department/center.

In case of an emergency, please contact JMU Public Safety at (540) 568-6911.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together to navigate these challenges and address any questions or concerns you may have.

Advising Updates for Teacher Education and Student Teachers

Unleash your middle or high school teaching career!

Our graduates have what it takes to be successful in the classroom. With over 200 hours of field experiences before student teaching, you will have ample opportunities to take the knowledge and skills you learn in our courses and apply them to diverse school settings.

Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, JMU students hone their teaching skills in rural and urban settings. With over 53 languages spoken and students from 49 countries in the Harrisonburg City Public Schools, JMU pre-service teachers experience a wide diversity of students in their placements, enriching their teaching experience.

Grow your passion for education with us. Discover which of our programs is right for you.

 


Pick Your Path

 

Become a Middle School teacher.
 

Become a High School teacher. 
 

Customize your academic career
with an add-on endorsement or minor.

 

Expand your knowledge
with a Master of Education.

 

Student Testimonials
Request Information

Have questions? Email Middle and Secondary Education to learn more about what our programs can offer you.

Awards & Scholarships

Don't miss out on an opportunity to fund your education! Explore offered awards, scholarships, and assistantships.

Important Dates

March

  • 9th-13th - Spring Break
  • 24th - Secondary Education Welcome Workshop, Memorial 3275 @ 5 pm CANCELLED
  • 24th - Middle Education Welcome Workshop, Memorial 3275 @ 6 pm CANCELLED

April

  • 6th - Advance registration begins for Summer 2020
  • 13th - Registration begins for Fall 2020
  • 7th - MSME Fall Registration Open Lab, Memorial 3275, 5-7 pm CANCELLED
  • 16th - Deadline to submit work for "Incomplete" courses from Fall 2019
  • 30th - Last day of classes

May

  • 1st - Online graduation application goes live in MyMadison for Dec 2020 grads
  • 15th - Graduation application deadline for Dec 2020 grads
  • 18th - Deadline to change Spring 2020 courses to credit/no credit (optional)

See the JMU Academic Calendar for more deadlines.

Advising & Resources

Explore COE advising and resources to help you become the teacher you want to be.

Alumni Connect

Got a job? We want to celebrate with you! Fill out this form to tell us what you're doing now and stay connected. Go Dukes!

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