Dec 09, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early, Elementary and Reading Education, Department of

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Phone: (540) 568-6255

Interim Department Head                    
Dr. Joy Myers

Elementary Education Program Director
Dr. Shin Ji Kang

Early Childhood Program Director
Dr. Holly McCartney

Literacy Program Director
Dr. Mark Lewis

M. Hughes, H. McCartney, P. Sullivan

Associate Professors
A. Bodle, G. Font, S. Kang, K. Kavanagh, M. Lewis, S. Mathur, J. Merritt, R. Wilson

Assistant Professors
C. Bahlmann-Bollinger, S. Lupo, J. Myers, M. Sharifian, E. Thacker


The Department of Early, Elementary and Reading Education is committed to preparing caring, knowledgeable, skilled and reflective professionals who are committed to teaching all children. The department emphasizes supervised clinical placements that provide candidates with experiences in diverse settings that have a wide range of ages and abilities. Graduates are eligible for additional endorsements and/or licensure in Virginia.


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