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Career Switcher Program:About our Program


In 1999, the Virginia General Assembly requested that the Board of Education develop an alternative pathway to teaching which would positively impact Virginia's teacher shortages. ODU was approached by the Virginia Department of Education to create and run the state's pilot Career Switcher Program.

Since then, our program has trained thousands of Career Switchers who have gone on to be valued educators in school districts statewide.

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