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Educator Preparation

West Virginia colleges and universities offer outstanding preparation programs for educators, designed to provide and foster the knowledge and skills required for providing students with a world class education. The following options will guide you to career opportunities that may be utilized to become a part of West Virginia's educational system. Once a state approved program is completed, you may advance to the certification section of our website and apply for certifications, permits, and/or authorizations.

Select an accredited college or university below to visit that institution's website.

If you have questions about what it takes to become a professional educator in the public school systems of West Virginia after reviewing these materials, please feel free to send a message to contact the Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure at 1-800-982-2378 or click here to access our office's staff directory.