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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

We're currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Students must be 2 years 10 months old by the start of the school year. Please contact Tiffany Riggs at or 540-568-6089 for more information.


The YCP inspires all learners by providing tools and opportunities for growth, exploration and inquiry.


We collaborate with our community, leveraging support and access to quality resources, diverse skill sets, and a broadened knowledge base.

We honor intentional experiences and interactions that provide a solid foundation for high quality early childhood education.

We build positive, respectful, lasting relationships with our families, students and community partners.

We believe that learning should be student-centered and built upon the needs and interests of all learners.

We are an inclusive program where all students have the opportunity to be full and active participants.


Pat Kennedy 

Administrative Office

Tiffany Riggs
YCP & EERE Support Specialist
Anthony-Seeger Hall (West Wing)
821 S. Main Street
Harrisnoburg VA 22807

Mailing address:
Memorial Hall 3100-A
395 South High Street,
MSC 6909
Harrisonburg, VA  22807

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