About Us

The West Virginia Department of Education seeks to attract individuals from all walks of life who are intelligent, creative, skilled, responsible, and compassionate with a desire to begin educational career paths. The completion of state-approved preparation programs is required to obtain teacher licensure in West Virginia. Professional growth opportunities are available for teachers of all experience levels in West Virginia. Educators are making a difference in their schools and communities every day to ensure that all students experience successes, think critically, and recognize the value of life-long learning.

This office supports current and prospective educators as they navigate licensure pathways and grow professionally within West Virginia’s public school systems. To learn how you may join the ranks of West Virginia educators, visit TeachWV

The TeachWV.com website is managed by the Office of Educator Development & Support, which provides support to current and prospective educators as they navigate licensure pathways and become leaders within our state’s public school systems. To learn about how the Office of Educator Development & Support is supporting teachers throughout their careers and how you can pursue careers in education to succeed as a teacher in West Virginia, select your area of interest on the snapshot of teacher development wheel displayed below.

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To apply for a license or employment opportunities, please visit the Office of Certification website or the K-12 Job Bank.

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