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Getting Youth Excited About Science

This semester, nine Shenandoah University students are teaching hands-on science lessons as part of a partnership with local elementary school students. Through their Reasoning Skills I: Science class, Shenandoah students run a Maker Engineer Lab at John Kerr Elementary School to earn practicum hours. They teach elementary school students engineering skills and computer science, while […]

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Shenandoah now offers 4-year undergraduate education degrees

On June 24, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Shenandoah University was one of 15 colleges and universities in the state with new teacher preparation programs that will allow graduates to become teachers after earning four-year degrees in education. The state previously did not permit schools to award bachelor degrees in education. The new legislation broadens […]

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Reaching New Standards in Education

After passing a rigorous peer review this spring, Shenandoah University joins 41 other higher-education institutions in earning accreditation for its teacher preparation programs. The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced in late May that 42 providers from 23 states and the District of Columbia earned accreditation this spring, bringing the total of […]

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Alumni Successes

Meet Your Alumni Board Member – Ellen Cowley ’87

All her life, Ellen Cowley ’87 knew she wanted to be a teacher of small children. Looking back at her 20 years of teaching first grade, she wouldn’t trade it for the world. The great memories of going to her students ball games, forming special relationships and having the best parent helpers are all things that let […]

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