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Academic Resources

Check out a list of academic resources below, from advising and scholarship opportunities to how to access lesson supplies and assessment information.

Advising

Talk to your WVUteach adviser to map out your classes for the next semester or all the way through to graduation. Advisers are also available to discuss any concerns or questions you have about the program and can help you find the resources you need to be successful in your academic pursuits. Call (304) 293-9708 to make an advising appointment. 

Coursework

To make sure you complete all course requirements, please review the WVUteach Course Roadmap. You can also refer to our Degree Guides for a recommended plan of study for each degree program.

Student Handbook 

Read through the WVUteach Student Handbook, which outlines the program requirements and timeline, course descriptions and curriculum, scholarship opportunities, testing guidelines and qualifications, relevant forms and more.

Lesson Supplies

Thousands of lesson supplies are available free of charge to WVUteach students, faculty and staff. Learn more about how to access materials and download forms

Scholarships

Students who are officially enrolled in the WVUteach program can apply for various scholarships or part-time jobs. Opportunities are frequently announced or posted in the classroom or on program social media pages. Check out available scholarships here: https://wvuteach.wvu.edu/student-resources/scholarships.

edTPA 

edTPA is a performance-based, subject specific assessment and support system to emphasize, measure and support the skills and knowledge that all teachers need from day one in the classroom. Aspiring teachers must prepare a portfolio of materials during their student teaching clinical experience. Learn more about edTPA and what’s required for WVUteach students at edtpa.com

Praxis Series Tests

The Praxis® tests measure the academic skills and subject-specific content knowledge needed for teaching. The Praxis tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.

Common Core State Standards

The Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA) and outline what students should know and be able to do at the end of each grade. The standards were created to ensure that all students graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career and life, regardless of where they live.

Next Generation Science Standards

The Next Generation of Science Standards include three dimensions to learning science: science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts.