The VDOE Department of Special Education and Student Services is announcing its fifth cohort of the Journey into Teaching Academy. The Academy is a year-long professional development initiative for teachers completing their second year of teaching by the end of the 2022-23 school year and entering their third year of teaching during the 2023-24 school year as provisionally licensed special education teachers.
The selection process requires completing the 2023-2024 Cohort of Journey into Teaching Academy: Teacher Application and the Administrator’s Recommendation form. Completed applications and recommendations are due to the VDOE by Saturday, April 1. For more information about this initiative and the application process, please see State Superintendent’s Memo 039-23.
Questions regarding the academy can be directed to any of the following:
- Kristin Williams-Faus, Mathematics and Special Education Specialist
804-225-2016 | Kristin.Williams-Faus@doe.virginia.gov
- Deborah Johnson, Intellectual Disabilities Specialist
804-371-2725 | Deborah.Johnson@doe.virginia.gov
- Dr. Zenia Burnett, Director of Instructional Services
804-225-2707 | Zenia.Burnett@doe.virginia.gov