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Early Childhood/Elementary Education Program
The Educational Professions Department offers an Early Childhood/Elementary Education major leading to eligibility for certification in PreK though grade 6. Candidates must complete the 24 hour early childhood specialization. Candidates cannot minor in education. All candidates must complete application for each phase of the program.
The program application forms are listed in the Department Forms section and may be printed, completed, and submitted to the Office of Unit Assessment.
Program of Studies
The course of study to be followed is established by the department. It is listed on a program checklist. The checklist is listed in the Department Forms section and may be printed and used as a guide for the candidates.
Program Exit Requirements
In addition to successful completion of the Early Childhood/Elementary Education program, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
Program Advisory Council
The Early Childhood/Elementary Advisory Council brings together members of the diverse university departments and the public school community involved in teacher education twice yearly to strengthen collaboration and program quality.
Early Childhood/Elementary Program Coordinator: Dr. Jodi Welsch / Phone: 301.687.3096
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