COVID-19 Student Resources & FAQ
Spring 2020 Student Rebates
Academic Advising FAQs
ePortfolio Student Assistance
Food Insecurity Resources
Tips for Online Learning
Here are some tips, suggestions and resources on how to learn online and become a self-motivated online student. To succeed in this transition, we encourage you to concentrate on three areas:
Stay Healthy: Take care of your physical and mental well-being. Stay positive.
Get Ready: Prepare your online course environment. Prepare your computer and internet access and familiarize yourself with Canvas and Zoom. Don't guess. Ask for help.
Be Flexible: Adjust to your course's requirements, expectations, and changes—and keep in touch with your instructor and classmates. Stay engaged.
Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests
A VDOE-sponsored recruitment service for teachers & schools.
U.S. Department of Education
Interact, learn, & get ideas on how to provide & facilitate education.
Office of Clinical Experiences
Supporting all students in the College of Education & Professional Studies who engage in field experiences
VA Department of Education
Job opportunities, curricula, legislation, programs, events, & requirements.
Prior Learning Assessment
Translating professional work knowledge into academic credit.
Special Education Resources
Special Education Pre/Post-Task Rating Form
(for Master's & Licensure Students only)
Used for key assignment submissions, artifact collection, accreditation standards integration, and student assessments in ODU's Teacher Education Programs.
Back to Basics Special Education Law Modules
In Partnership with the Virginia Department of Education
TeachVirginia is dedicated to providing information on special education personnel preparation programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Training & Technical Assistance Center at ODU
TEAMS-2 is a $2.3M project funded by the U.S. DOE, providing professional development to educators to build the literacy skills of multilingual learners with and without disabilities
NASDSE outlines what Constitutes a Highly Qualified Special Education Teacher Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. The National Association for State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) has created a flowchart to answer this very important question.
Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs