Secondary Education

Interested in becoming a middle or high school teacher who is prepared to address issues of equity across disciplinary subjects? Faculty in the department of Curriculum & Instruction engage teacher candidates in foundational coursework and prepare them to use research-driven methods to engage diverse learners and promote positive and equitable learning outcomes. The sequence of coursework closely aligns with clinical field experiences, preparing teacher candidates for a spring semester of student teaching. The Secondary Education programs lead to initial certification and are designed for students who are not already certified.

There are three pathways at William & Mary to become a secondary educator with a teaching endorsement for grades 6-12: