West Virginia Teachers Take Center Stage

June 18, 2003

Charleston, W. Va. – It is showtime for West Virginia teachers. Educators now have the opportunity to earn a degree in theatre education for grades pre-K through adult from West Virginia State College.  

WV State College is the first state-supported institution to offer a Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in theatre.  

“This is a wonderful opportunity for teachers receiving a degree from a public higher-education institution,” said West Virginia Department of Education Arts Coordinator Julia Lee. “This new offering really fills a gap and young students across the state are sure to benefit.”  

A person completing the degree work would be able to teach theatre on the high school level or as a resource specialist. The major requires completion of 35 semester hours.

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