Leadership and Teacher Education Department

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Undergraduate Programs

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Prepares students to work with young children (birth through age 8) in programs where teacher certification is not required.

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Prepares students to work in kindergarten-6th grade classrooms. Can lead to single or dual certification with Collaborative Teaching (K-6).

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Prepares students to work in grades 6-12 classrooms in specific content areas.

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Prepares students for Special Education at either the elementary or secondary level. Can lead to single or dual certification with K-6 Teacher Education.

Graduate Programs

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Prepares students for initial certification or advanced degree options for teaching grades P-12.

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Prepares students for advanced degree options in the area of Elementary Education. 

Student Teacher working with small children outside on paint projectEarly Childhood Education >
Prepares students for initial certification or advanced degree options for working in grades PK-3.

Student teacher working with young student on science project outsideSecondary Education >

Prepares students to work in grades 6-12 in specific content areas. Initial certification or advanced degree options are available.

Student teachers working on project around tableCollaborative K-12 Education >

Prepares students to work in Special Education at either the elementary or secondary level. Initial certification or advanced degree options are available.

Student with Dr. Santoli looking at eclipseTeacher Leader (Online) >

Prepares students, holding master’s level certifications, to develop as Teacher Leaders at the AA certificate level.

Students working with kids in gardenESOL P-12 (Online) >

Prepares students for initial or advanced certification in ESOL, working with students in grades P-12.

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Prepares students to work in administrative settings in P-12 and higher education through advanced degrees. There is also an option to add an Instructional Leadership certification to an existing Master’s degree.

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Prepares students to work in P-12 programs while receiving advanced degrees in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education. There is also an option to add a Reading certification to an existing Master’s degree.