Jobs and Grad School for Education

We survey our graduates at one and six years from graduation to see how they are doing with respect to job placement and graduate school. We also monitor our students' performance on the various tests they take while here to make sure we are equipping them for success. As you'll see, our students generally do very well and give their experiences in the Education Department at Roanoke College high marks.

Graduate School and Employers:

Many of our students go on to graduate school and, after, effect positive change in a variety of careers. Some of their graduate schools and employers are listed below (just to give you an idea of their path diversity). 

Graduate Schools:

College of Notre Dame of Maryland
George Washington University
Hollins University
James Madison University
Radford University
University of Alabama
University of North Carolina
University of Scranton
University of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Tech
West Virginia University

Employed as:

Athletic Director
PreK-12 Special Area Teacher
College Instructor
Curriculum Supervisor
Guidance Counselor
Reading Coach/Coordinator

Employers Include:

Aviano Middle School, Italy
Baltimore County Schools, MD
Brunswick County Schools, NC
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC
City of Salem Schools, VA
Fairfax County, VA
Hanover International School, Germany
Henrico County Schools, VA
Horry County Schools, SC
Long Beach Schools, CA
Mobile County Schools, AL
Munich International School, Germany
Newport News Schools, VA
Peace Corp, America Samoa
Poughkeepsie City Schools, NY
Roanoke Catholic Schools, VA
Roanoke City Schools, VA
Roanoke County Schools, VA
Roanoke Valley Christian Schools, VA
Wake County, NC
White Plains, NY
City of Salem Schools, VA 
Botetourt County Schools, VA

Roanoke alumna awarded the Golden Apple, honoring top educators

Roanoke alumna awarded the Golden Apple, honoring top educators

Award for the second that Melissa Carr '05 received in April. Alumna Susan Sine '90 received the Red Apple.

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