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Faculties & Programs

The Virginia Tech School of Education offers masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees in 23 areas of professional education, leadership (K-12 and higher education), counseling, instructional design and technology, and health promotion.

Faculty of Leadership, Counseling and Research

The Faculty of Leadership, Counseling and Research is comprised of four programs: Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Research and Evaluation, and Higher Education. Please click the each program link below for more information about degrees.
Name   Email Office Phone
Steve Janosik Faculties Chair 219 East Eggleston Hall (540) 231-5642
Linda Breeding Administrative Assistant 219 East Eggleston Hall (540) 231-5642
Bill Glenn Associate Professor Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Rd (0362)
Falls Church, VA 22043
Susan Li Graduate Academic Program Assistant Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Rd (0362)
Falls Church, VA 22043

Faculty of Learning Sciences and Technologies


The Faculty of Learning Sciences and Technologies is comprised of three programs: Educational Psychology, Social Foundations, and Instructional Design and Technology. Each program link contains information about degrees within that program. These programs combine to provide students with ways to study learning as it happens in real-world situations and how to better facilitate learning in designed environments – in school, online, in the workplace, at home, and in informal environments. Research in learning sciences may be guided by constructivist, social-constructivist, socio-cognitive, and socio cultural theories of learning. While graduate students in education receive a strong grounding in educational psychology, social foundations, and instructional design and technology, they also have the opportunity to engage in an integrated and interdisciplinary sequence of courses that better represent the spirit and thrust of the learning sciences.

Name   Email Office Phone
Katherine Cennamo Faculties Chair 201 War Memorial Hall (540) 231-9122
Lisa Sheppard Program Support Technician 225D War Memorial Hall (540) 231-5587

Faculty of Teaching and Learning


Our nationally accredited graduate programs offer students opportunities to: use emerging, 21st century pedagogies and technology, interact with nationally recognized, and highly qualified faculty in small programs, engage with learners in a variety of settings: urban & rural schools and informal and service learning in communities, participate in interdisciplinary research.

Faculty of Teaching and Learning Website>>

Initial Masters [MA, MS]

Advanced Masters [MA, MS]

Doctoral [Ph.D, Ed.D, Ed.S]

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Career and Technical Education
Name   Email Office Phone
Bonnie S. Billingsley Faculties Chair

309 War Memorial Hall (540) 231-8335
Carol Duncan Program Support Technician 305 War Memorial Hall (540) 231-5598
Sherri B. Albert Administrative Assistant 207 War Memorial Hall (540) 231-5558