This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2024-2025 VCU Bulletin. Courses that expose students to cutting-edge content and transformative learning may be added and notification of additional program approvals may be received prior to finalization. General education program content is also subject to change. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

The chief administrative office for the School of Education is Oliver Hall, Room 2090. The dean is responsible for the overall operation of the school, while two associate deans and one assistant dean (associate dean for academic affairs, associate dean for research and faculty development, and assistant dean for student affairs and inclusive excellence) assist in the school’s administrative functions.

The school contains four academic departments: Counseling and Special Education, Educational Leadership, Foundations of Education, and Teaching and Learning. The school also supports a number of centers and institutes, including:

  • Center for Innovation in STEM Education
  • Center for Teacher Leadership
  • Child Development Center
  • International Educational Studies Center
  • Institute for Collaborative Research and Evaluation
  • Minority Educator Recruitment, Retention and Equity Center
  • Partnership for People with Disabilities
  • Rehabilitation Research and Training Center