About Us

The West Virginia Department of Education strives to attract individuals from all walks of life who are intelligent, creative, skilled, responsible and compassionate with a desire to begin educational career paths. These individuals complete state-approved educator preparation programs to become a part of our school districts. In West Virginia, teachers are provided opportunities for professional growth from the time they are inducted until they become experts of their profession. Our educators are making a difference in their communities every day by nurturing and shaping the minds of tomorrow and our schools are working to ensure that all students experience successes, think critically and recognize the value of life-long learning.

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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.

Contact Us

  • Building 6, Room 243, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330

  • Phone: (304) 558-3119