Lissa Power deFur, Interim Dean, Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
David Locascio, Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Education
Peggy Ward, Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean
MISSION: To educate leaders committed to the advancement of the organizations and individuals they serve, competent in the skills and knowledge required to serve people in a diverse society, and caring in the way that their commitments to others are pursued.
FIELD PLACEMENT REGULATION: Longwood University requires that each student purchase a background check through www.CertifiedBackground.com. CertifiedBackground.com is a background check service that allows students to purchase their own background check. The results of a background check are posted to the CertifiedBackground.com web site in a secure, tamper-proof environment. The student retrieves the report and posts to the Canvas course for the Office of Teacher Preparation (OTP). OTP must also have negative tuberculosis test results and an automobile insurance form on file (via Canvas) before placements can be requested for a student.
Department of Education and Counseling
Department of Health, Athletic Training, Recreation, and Kinesiology
Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders
Call Me MISTER Program
Early Childhood Development Initiative (ECDI)
Infant and Toddler Connection (ITC)
Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative Practices (ITTIP)
Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS)
SLP Online (prerequisite courses)