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.

Thomas Farmer, Ph.D.
Professor and interim co-chair

Hillary Parkhouse, Ph.D.
Associate professor and interim associate chair

The Department of Teaching and Learning is committed to excellence in the initial and continuing preparation of teachers for schools, government agencies, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, working with diverse groups; to modeling and encouraging critical reflection on practice; to collaborating and forming educational partnerships; to applying research and conducting scholarly endeavors that examine educational  processes,  issues and concerns; and to providing assistance and service to local, state, regional, national and international communities. Learn more by visiting the Department of Teaching and Learning webpage