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RCC helps move more teachers into the workforce

Recognizing the need for more teachers in the region, Rappahannock Community College is hosting an information session on how to turn an existing bachelor’s degree and job experience into a teaching career.

Representatives from EducateVA—Virginia’s Community Colleges’ Career Switcher program—will provide details on the opportunity at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the lecture hall on both the Glenns and Warsaw campuses.

Participants are asked to register in advance at or upon entrance to the event.

The Career Switcher program is an 18-week pathway to teacher licensure. Classes are held online and on weekends allowing participants to earn a teaching license while maintaining their current job and responsibilities. The curriculum pathway is approved by the Virginia Department of Education and trains teachers across the commonwealth, who go on to be hired to fill teaching positions. Subject areas include all sciences, English, math, foreign languag...

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