College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.


School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Educator Preparation Office

The College of Education and Human Development’s Educator Preparation Office (EPO) works across all programs to support the teaching, assessment and service mission of the college.

EPO provides a broad range of services, including but not limited to: regional school division outreach, partnership development, placement of CEHD students for clinical practice experiences, licensure of education preparation students, Virginia Department of Education licensure requirements and regulations, hiring of university supervisors, processing of honorarium payments, and managing electronic data systems related to clinical experience and licensure.

The Clinical Practice Specialist works in conjunction with academic programs and school partners around Northern Virginia to coordinate clinical practice placements (field experience and internships) for students enrolled in licensure programs at the university.

The Licensure Specialist works with academic programs, students and school divisions to assist students enrolled in licensure program within CEHD to obtain their teaching license through the Virginia Department of Education.


Mentor Teachers, Advanced Mentor Teachers, and Site Facilitators:

University Supervisors: