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Transfer Tips for Teacher Education

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Good teachers are to education what education is to all other  professions - the indispensable element, the sunlight and oxygen, the foundation on which everything else is built
Lowell Milken
 Milken Family Foundation
Clearly, the nation's future depends on its having academically well-qualified and truly motivated teachers.  Strategically located throughout the State and committed to teaching excellence, Virginia's Community Colleges are prepared to provide leadership in teacher preparation and join with four-year schools to recruit and produce the next generation of PK-12 teachers.

TCC TEACHER PREPARATION TRANSFER PROGRAM

TEACHER CERTIFICATION FOR ELEMENATRY EDUCATION
VCCS CAREER SWITCHER PROGRAM FOR THOSE WITH A COLLEGE DEGREE

Career Switcher Alternative Route to Licensure programs are designed for bachelor degree holders interested in becoming teachers.

Information is available through the Department of Education Career Switcher Alternative Route to Licensure link.  The Virginia Community College System is designed to address critical teacher shortage areas in mathematics, science, foreign language and English as a Second Language. Use the VCCS Career Switcher web site: www.vccs.edu/switchers for detailed information about this program.

Teacher Education departments at Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Regent University and Virginia Wesleyan College will assist bachelor degree holders in determining teaching certification requirements.

TCC TRANSFER COUNSELORS
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Teacher Preparation Counselors
Email
Chesapeake Rita Barnes RBarnes@tcc.edu
Norfolk Danielle McLemore DMClemore@tcc.edu
Portsmouth Patti Saffioti PSaffioti@tcc.edu
Virginia Beach Carolyn Williams CAWilliams@tcc.edu
TCC CLASSES: ORIENTATION TO TEACHER PREPARATION

Please refer to the current TCC schedule for SDV 101--Orientation to Teacher Prep