elementary education

Randolph’s education department earns CAEP accreditation

The accreditation is a mark of excellence in teacher preparation. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph honored for partnership with Lynchburg City Schools

Randolph College was honored for its 20-year partnership with LCS in November. ... READ MORE >>

Read with Wanda WildCat this winter

Wanda Reads

The 30-minute virtual sessions, held every Tuesday in February, will feature Wanda and Randolph’s education professors, alums, and/or current students reading a book and introducing related activities families can do at home.... READ MORE >>

Deeper learning: Summer Research looks at how teachers learn

Sabrina Johnson '21 and education professor Cheryl Lindeman discuss their summer research project in downtown Lynchburg.

This summer, Sabrina Johnson ’21 and education professor Cheryl Lindeman are looking at how elementary math and science teachers create their own learning pathways through professional development activities, and how curiosity is integrated into their teaching philosophies. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph education student wins VACTE scholarship

Taylor Murphy '21

Taylor Murphy ’21 has received one of three scholarships recently awarded by the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (VACTE).... READ MORE >>

Randolph earns state approval for new elementary education program

Randolph teaching alumna Kate Thornhill works with students in her elementary school classroom

Randolph College is pleased to announce a new major in elementary education. The program was approved earlier this week by Governor Ralph Northam as part of a new initiative to address the statewide—and nationwide—shortage of Pre-K through 6th grade teachers. Northam announced that the state policy boards for elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education approved 53... READ MORE >>