About the Program

Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium (RTEC) is a collaborative teacher preparation partnership between Washington and Lee University and Southern Virginia University. RTEC was granted initial accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, 2012 - 2017. In the fall of 2017, RTEC was granted full national accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, 2017 - 2024. Achieving national accreditation is a rigorous process that demonstrates RTEC's adherence to the best principles and practices in educator preparation. 

Our Goals

The Teacher Education Program Mission Statement and Goals