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You can help prepare exceptional teachers

In today’s imperfect world, it takes more than test scores and the three Rs to make an educated child. It takes support for dedicated teachers who are academically prepared and expert in helping schoolchildren excel scholastically, personally and interpersonally.

Your gift to JMU’s nationally renowned and proven teacher education endeavor can transform the performance of our public schools because it produces those engaged and expert teachers.      

When you give, you support JMU’s demonstrated clinical approach to seeking and teaching best practices that suit real children and real classrooms, not idealized ones. You support JMU’s recognized expertise in each of the specific teacher content areas, a grounding in the liberal arts, faculty-student collaboration, multiple real-world practicum experiences for student-teachers, and strong and creative teaching-learning partnerships with school systems.
 
By giving to JMU's education programs, you support an engaged Madison vision that works. JMU’s teacher education graduates continue to be among the most highly recruited new teachers by today’s schools.

You can help transform our nation’s standard for preparing the best teachers and meaningfully educate America’s schoolchildren. Your gift makes it possible.

Fund Description Type
Early, Elementary and Reading Education Fund Help give young children the start they need by supporting the education of outstanding teachers at JMU. Program Support
Learning, Technology and Leadership Education Fund Support a program that prepares students needed in positions of learning and leadership throughout society. Program Support
Middle, Secondary and Math Education Fund Help prepare the middle, secondary and mathematics teachers who will educate the next generation of youth. Program Support
Military Science (ROTC) Fund Help the JMU Duke Battalion recruit, develop, train and commission agile and adaptive warrior-leaders. Program Support
College of Education Help the faculty prepare educators who aspire to meet the needs of a changing, pluralistic and democratic society. Read More Program Support
Exceptional Education Fund Help prepare educators and others who teach and serve individuals with exceptionalities and their families. Program Support

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