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WVU Morgantown’s new, phased return to campus delays the start of classes to August 26. Visit the Return to Campus website for the latest.

We Make an impact

The faculty of the WVU College of Education and Human Services are engaged in transformative research that impacts the local community, the state of West Virginia and the nation. We seek to solve the challenges faced by educators, counselors, and clinicians and are committed to preparing the next generation of leaders in policy, theory and practice.

We ground our curriculum in evidenced-based practices and prepare students to become knowledgeable professionals in the fields of education and human services.  Through diverse field and clinical placements, and research in laboratories, centers and schools, we equip our students with the skills they need for fulfilling futures. 

Our Mission

At the WVU College of Education and Human Services, we promote knowledge and prosperity for the individuals, families, and communities we serve by fostering self-determination, curiosity and active citizenship.

Our Values

Opportunity

We foster inclusivity by offering equitable access to academic programs and outreach services.

Inquiry

We work to create an innovative, research-based environment to investigate problems and seek solutions.

Collaboration

We engage in respectful and ethical partnerships to develop and deliver education and human services.

Engagement

We organize and participate in a wide range of community efforts and initiatives.

Responsibility

We lead by developing solutions to societal and educational challenges.

College Administration

Department Chairs

Jayne Brandel

Jayne Brandel, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

(304) 293-2377

jayne.brandel@mail.wvu.edu

Amy Root

Amy Root, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Counseling and Learning Sciences

(304) 293-0380

amy.kennedy@mail.wvu.edu

Nate Sorber

Nate Sorber, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies

(304) 293-5928

nathan.sorber@mail.wvu.edu