Professional Licensure Program (PLP)

We offer the PLP to graduates of regionally-accredited institutions of higher learning.  Formal enrollment in the licensure program occurs when admitted to EDUC 338 and requires:

  • VCLA
  • PCASE-Math
  • one EDUC methods course
  • 2.5 GPA overall and in major from graduating institution
  • Education Department approval (requires 2 references)

 Additional Information:

  • GPA in content courses may be augmented by Roanoke College coursework.
  • No more than half of the student's Education courses may be transferred.
  • EDUC 242 must be taken at Roanoke College. 
  • Only one of the transferred courses can be for EDUC 311, 320, 330, 345, 350, or 351.
  • The Virginia Department of Education may require additional coursework to meet licensing requirements.

 

 
Roanoke College graduate and teacher takes learning full circle at prominent summer education conference

Roanoke College graduate and teacher takes learning full circle at prominent summer education conference

Now a full-time teacher, Danny McNamara '01 has returned to the Margaret Sue Copenhaver Institute for Teaching and Learning as a participant and a small group leader for the past two years.

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