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School of Education - George Mason University

Who can I talk to about Teacher Preparation?

Our office is virtually open, and we have made arrangements to assist you through either email or phone. The following is a list of advisors and support staff who are working remotely and can assist you during this time:

Pre-Education Advising Coordinator (Content Area/Endorsement Review)
Mary Slone O’Neill | | 703-993-1745 | Make an appointment

Undergraduate Pre-Education Academic Advisor and BAM Coordinator (Undergraduate/BAM students)
Kerri Marianos | | Phone 703-993-3539 | Make an appointment

Pre-Education Counselor, Teacher Preparation Office
Cathy Gabbay | | 703-993-5691 | Make an appointment
General admission questions: | 703-993-2892

Elementary Education Academic Advisor (Current Students)
Valerie Bartush | | 703-993-3931

Early Childhood Education Academic Advisor (Current Students)
Kayla Turner | | 703-993-4242

Licensure Coordinator
Rebekah Flis Wills | | 703-993-2094

Clinical Practice Specialist (Internship and Field Experience)
Amanda Davis
Internship questions: | 703-993-9777
Field Experience questions: | 703-993-9777

Director, Teacher Preparation Office
Roberto A. Pamas | | 703-993-2033

Office Manager, Teacher Preparation Office and Education Preparation
Beth Rooney | | 703-993-4507

Teacher Preparation Office Academic Advisors

The Teacher Preparation Office Academic Advisors are an important part of the support network for students in Mason's teacher preparation program. Current students can find their academic advisor and schedule an appointment through their program.

Appointment Policies

If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please do so as soon as possible so we may offer that time to another student. You may cancel or reschedule directly from your appointment confirmation e-mail if it is 24 hours prior to your appointment start time. If less than 24 hours, please contact us at 703-993-2892 as soon as possible to cancel or reschedule.

If you have an urgent need, please call the CEHD Office of Admissions at 703-993-2892. We are available 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and will do our best to connect you with someone who can answer your question as soon as possible.

All appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes, unless you make other arrangements with the team member you are meeting with.

If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to reschedule your appointment.

If no appointments are available, please continue to check back as new times will open up or send us an email at so that we can help you find an appointment time.

All appointments will follow the university procedures for delays/cancellations due to weather or other emergencies.