The governor of Virginia announced Monday that the Commonwealth has approved 25 new education degrees, including two new programs at the University of Lynchburg. Majoring in education is new in Virginia, which formerly required teachers to earn a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and obtain a teaching license separately. The state legislature allowed the change […]
Several members of the University of Lynchburg community are sharing their expertise on special education with professionals around the world this year. Pearson recently released the 11th edition of Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs, a book that Dr. Edward Polloway first published in 1976. The book also features two alumni; Dr. Wendy Bailey-Joseph’08 […]
After finishing University of Lynchburg’s special education teacher program last year, Eric Grossman ’15 received 26 job offers. Now he is teaching special education at a Lynchburg School. This week, the News & Advance highlighted his efforts in and out of the classroom, including his initiative to teach important life skills to boys who need a […]
Lynchburg College is now offering significant tuition assistance to special education teachers in Virginia public schools who work with children with disabilities.
Through a grant from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), provisionally licensed special education teachers in VDOE Superintendent Regions 5, 6, and 8, can receive scholarships for graduate courses leading to an endorsement in Special Education: General Curriculum K-12.