EducateVA helps Virginians earn the licensure they need to pursue a career in education by turning professional work experience into teaching opportunities around the Commonwealth.


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If you’re looking to switch or add a secondary career in teaching, EducateVA is for you. Since 2004, the EducateVA Career Switcher program has trained over 1,800 teachers.

CCWA is working to address the demand for Virginia educators by offering a fast track program for obtaining teaching licenses. Courses are taught in a flexible format that includes mix of online and in-person Saturday classes. Pre-requisites are required.

EducateVA is ideal for people who have already earned a bachelor’s degree or higher, have three or more years of full-time work experience and are looking for a practical, affordable route to becoming a teacher in the Commonwealth.

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Certification courses

  • Teacher Licensure
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