Elementary Education

Elementary Education


About the Elementary Education Program

Careers in Elementary Education

An Education degree is a great starting point for careers such as Public or private school teaching, instructional designer, curriculum writer, instructional coach, private tutor, and open many more opportunities. (consider adding appropriate icons with the these titles below.

The elementary education program prepares candidates to teach using a variety of methods and strategies that promote student achievement and success in children at the K – 6 grade levels. Candidates will learn about child development and the fundamentals of teaching the elementary level using a learner-centered approach. The program’s curriculum also includes components in instructional technology and digital teaching and learning.

The primary mission of the Elementary Education program is to offer a high quality, research-driven program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree and initial certification. The Elementary Education degree prepares candidates to teach children in grades K-6. Teacher candidates explore the process of teaching and learning through an integrative, constructive approach that includes opportunities for field-based learning and practical experiences in the school setting. The Elementary Education program provides candidates with a strong understanding and skill base in pedagogical studies that continue to make our graduates notable as they pursue their teaching profession.