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Darden College of Education & Professional Studies Advisor Directory

Educator Preparation Programs (Undergraduate Main Campus Only)
If your major is:
...then your advisor is:
Early Childhood Education Nola Nicholson
Elementary Education (Students with 0-59 Credits) BSElementaryEd@odu.edu
Elementary Education (Students with 60+ Credits) Nola Nicholson
Health and Physical Education (Students with 0-59 credits) Nola Nicholson
Health and Physical Education (Students with 60+ credits) Katelyn Makovec
Marketing Education Dr. Mickey Kosloski
Special Education undergradSPED@odu.edu
Technology Education Dr. Phil Reed
Professional Studies Programs (Undergraduate Main Campus Only)
If your major is:
...then your advisor is:
Fashion Merchandising Fashionadvising@odu.edu
Human Services hmsvadvising@odu.edu
Industrial Technology industrialtechadvising@odu.edu
Park and Recreation Management prtsadvising@odu.edu
Sport Management Rob Batchelder
Tourism Management prtsadvising@odu.edu
Training Specialist Rob Batchelder

If your major is...

...then your major advisor is:

...and your MonarchTEACH advisor is:

Biology Teacher Prep

Please contact the College of Sciences Advising Office to declare your major and for advice on biology content courses

Ms. Julie Wiley Ramsey

4132 Education Building

(757) 683-7048

jwiley@odu.edu

Chemistry Teacher Prep

Please contact the Chemistry Department to declare your major and for advice on chemistry content courses

Earth Science Teacher Prep

Please contact the Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences Department to declare your major and for advice on earth science content courses

Math Teacher Prep

Please contact the Math Department to declare your major and for advice on math content courses

Physics Teacher Prep

Please contact the Physics Department to declare your major and for advice on physics content courses

Table last updated 6/23/2023

Graduate Teacher Education Program (Main Campus and Distance Learning)
If your program is:
...then your advisor is:
  • Elementary Education Initial Licensure
elementaryed@odu.edu
  • Secondary Education Initial Licensure
    • Biology (M.S.Ed.)
    • Chemistry (M.S.Ed.)
    • Earth Science (M.S.Ed.)
    • English (M.S.Ed.)
    • History (M.S.Ed.)
    • Middle School (M.S.Ed.)
    • Physics (M.S.Ed.)
    • TESOL (M.S.Ed.)
secondaryed@odu.edu

Special Education

For graduate programs in Special Education for initial licensure and licensed teachers, please contact Dr. Sabra Lynch at sgear@odu.edu.

For more information on the Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program (CSEEP), please visit their website.

For more information on the Professional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching (PPET), please visit their website.

Other Elementary Education and Secondary Education Graduate Programs

For graduate programs for licensed teachers, please contact the Department of Teaching and Learning at (757) 683-3284.

Table last updated 6/3/2022.


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