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    Offered through Longwood University in Farmville, Va., the Secrets of ChampionsTM Institute will be held July 12-17, with a three-week online post-residency component.  The Institute offers a comprehensive, professional development, action-packed immersion program carrying knowledge and skills enhancement, along with a national coaching certification for in-service/pre-service coaches and coach administrators at all levels.

    This is the first time the science-based sustained excellence training used by top-level professional and amateur athletes, elite military units and championship organizations is available to coaches without a private consultation contract.

    The curriculum will include:

    • Science of Sustained Excellence
    • Skills Coaching Theory and Practice
    • Use of unique performance tools
    • Competitive Strategies and Tactics
    • Group Performance and Leadership

    Participants will learn from and interact with leaders in the sports performance industry. The cost for the entire program, which includes on-campus accommodations, is $995 per person, and scholarships are available. The priority deadline to register is June 1, 2015. For more information and to register, visit longwoodlancers.com/champions


  • Tricycles Donated to Head Start

    PHETE donate tricycles Front row: Erica Mawyer, Samantha Byers (Club president) and Ashley Brown Back row: Russell Proffitt, Carolyn Early, and Gloria Lockett of the Farmville Head Start program.

    Longwood’s Health and Physical Education Majors Club donated two heavy-duty tricycles to the Farmville Head Start program.  The tricycles are sized for 3-and 4-year olds and are constructed for heavy use.  Additionally, five appropriately-sized helmets were donated.

  • Recognizing Longwood’s New “Pre-Service Teachers”

    group shot march 2015 March 2015 new pre-service teachers.

    On March 26, 2015, the College of Education and Human Services hosted a celebration to honor the 96 teacher candidates who were accepted into the Teacher Education program as of August 16, 2014 to January 15, 2015.  Successful candidates must apply to the program, submit two positive faculty recommendations, have qualifying assessments, an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum grade of C in introductory education courses and English 150. The teacher candidates were given Longwood nametags identifying them as pre-service educators and a commemorative certificate.



Dean's Message

When you come to Longwood University and enroll in a major in the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), you should know that you have arrived at a "special" place. Read the entire message