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Education (Professional Development Schools)

Looking for a fast-track entry to the teaching profession? Consider Marymount’s Professional Development School! A collaborative effort with Arlington County and Fairfax County public school systems, this highly selective program combines coursework with a 9-month internship placement (late August through mid-May).

By spending an academic year gaining hands-on experience in a variety of classroom settings, PDS graduates are well prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the teaching profession. Completion of the PDS program leads to teaching licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

A master’s degree with licensure is available through the PDS in the following areas:

Interns are treated as practicing teachers alongside experienced mentors.

Contact Information

Education Department
Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

Questions? Call:
(800) 548-7638 or (703) 284-5901

E-mail: grad.admissions@marymount.edu



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Dr. Usha Rajdev
Professor of Education

Dr. Usha Rajdev brings expertise in teaching math and science methodology with an emphasis on identifying errors and misconceptions in mathematics. She also has developed an integrated teaching unit on Earth and Space for the teaching of science.