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Darden College of Education & Professional StudiesDepartment of Teaching & Learning

Be a hero in your own life: Teach.

The Department of Teaching and Learning aims to promote the development of our students as professional educators, leaders, and critically engaged citizens. Through these efforts, our students become innovative and creative educators who make a difference for diverse learners, from birth through adulthood, in schools and communities, both local and global.

To fulfill this mission, the department offers research-based programs, including initial licensure programs for those entering the teaching profession, and advanced programs, both masters and doctoral degrees, for practicing educators who wish to further develop their expertise.

Initial Licensure Programs

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Kristen Teaching her Step 1 Class Elementary Education
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Programs for Licensed Teachers

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Continuing Education- Classroom Management Bootcamp Licensed Teachers
2017 Fall Commencement 2 PM Doctoral Program


student awards

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Student Awards Recipients

Please join us in congratulating this year’s Student Awards recipients! Selected by each of our departments, these awards are an annual tradition in the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies aimed at recognizing outstanding students for their academic achievement, service to the community, the college, and the university. (More)

2021-2022 Faculty Governance Awards

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Faculty Governance Awards Recipients

Please join us in congratulating this year’s Faculty Governance Awards recipients! Selected by the DCEPS Faculty Governance Organization, the Faculty Governance Awards are an annual tradition of the Darden College aimed at recognizing the distinguished faculty members who have gone above and beyond and have made significant contributions to their fields, the College, and the University. (More)


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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!