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Interested in majoring in Undergraduate Elementary Education or Secondary Education? Interested in minoring in Education Studies or Special Education?

GoEd Electronic Portfol
Current students should use GoEd to view their advising schedule and submit their portfolios.

Teacher Licensure
Teacher Licensure and Praxis Requirements for DC
Applications for licensure can be obtained in Gray 111. Contact Danielle Goldberg 202-885-3715 for more information.

Professional Teaching Standards
New Teacher INTASC Standards [PDF April 2011 Version]
Standards of the National Teaching Organizations

Computer Accounts, E-mail and Blackboard
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Information Technology Helpdesk
Information Technology @ AU for New Students
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Grading at AU
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American University Library - Education Librarian & Cirriculum Materials - The designated School of Education, Teaching and Health Librarian is Alex Hodges. He can be reached by phone (202-885-3845) or by e-mail ( On the second floor of the Bender Library is the Curriculum Materials Center. A wealth of educational resources, ranging from children's literature to certification requirements can be found there. If you need help finding a particular resource, ask Alex Hodges at the reference desk to assist you. Finding Educational Materials in American University Library handout [PDF].

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Licensure & Praxis Questions
Director of Teacher Education
Julie Sara Boyd 202-885-372
  • BA, Secondary Education Advising
  • Minor Advising

Coordinator of Field Placements
Danielle Goldberg 202-885-371

  • Practicum Student Teaching Placements
  • BA, Elementary Education Advising
  • Minor Advising


Graduate Program Specialist
Valerie Rauenzahn 202-885-371

  • Program Admission
  • Graduate Application
  • MAT Elective Approval
  • Course Transfer/Waiver Questions

Clinical Faculty Supervision
Capital Excellence Academic Director
Kaye Williams, PhD. 202-885-3726

  • General Capital Excellence program inquires and issues