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Washington and Lee University    
  Dec 14, 2017
2013-2014 University Catalog archived

Education (EDUC)

(See "Students Preparing for Teaching ")

The Teacher Education program offers students the opportunity to work toward a teaching credential (specifically a Virginia teaching license) in elementary, middle, or secondary education. Licensure can be earned in the following endorsement areas:

Elementary Education:


Middle Education:

English; History and Social Sciences; Mathematics; Science

Secondary Education:

Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Science; English; French; German; History and Social Sciences; Instrumental and Vocal Music; Journalism; Latin; Mathematics; Physics; Spanish; Theater; Visual Arts

The requirements for each endorsement area are listed on the teacher education website. EDUC 200 - Foundations of Education  is open to all students. Upper-level education courses are also open to all students who wish to teach in public or private schools or who have an interest in education but do not wish to earn licensure. However, students must apply to the teacher education program before registering for upper-level education courses. The application can be found at

Teacher Education Program Director: Lenna P. Ojure

Core Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Lenna P. Ojure, Ph.D.—(2006)-2006
Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Haley Sigler, Ph.D.—(2007)-2009
Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., University of Virginia




Interdisciplinary Minor