Make a positive impact in a student’s life.

FastForward Education Credentials

Do you wish you could impact a child’s future and help them dream bigger than they thought possible? For some students, their teachers are the most positive influence in their life, and our teaching credentials give you the opportunity to be that influence for children in Virginia.

There is high demand for qualified teachers in certain fields across Virginia. Train for a teaching credential through FastForward and start your career as a licensed teacher.


Here’s what some of our education graduates are doing today.

Andrea, Salem, Va.

Credentials: Teacher Licensure

Current Position: Teacher

“I felt this calling. I just knew I was supposed to be in the classroom, but I knew that a traditional college program would have been out of the question for me. And without the EducateVA Career Switcher program that would not have happened for me. Quite literally it changed my life.”

What kinds of careers are available?

  • Licensed Teacher

Virginia’s Community Colleges offer different training programs on each campus to respond to the needs of local employers. Your FastForward coach can tell you more about training programs and schedules at your local community college.

I’m ready to start my career in education!

Reach out to a FastForward Coach now and get more information about education careers!