About the Education Department

The Department of Education at Carroll University strives to model and facilitate the development of dispositions that will help candidates transform from their previous role as students in yesterday’s classrooms to tomorrow’s educational leaders. Four dispositions that are integral to preparing candidates to be excellent educators and collaborative colleagues include:

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I begin taking Education courses?

You can begin your education classes right away as a freshman.

When will I apply to the program?

Candidates typically apply to the program at the end of their sophomore year or beginning of their junior year. Candidates determine their application timeline with their Education mentors.

Will I have an advisor?

All education majors have an advisor who guides them with course programming. In addition, each candidate is provided a faculty mentor that supports them throughout the program.

What types of experiences will I have in classrooms?

Throughout the program, candidates will be provided numerous opportunities to work with learners. Prior to student teaching, students will spend 100+ hours in classrooms.

What licenses does Carroll University offer?

Are Carroll’s programs accredited?

Yes, all of our programs are approved by the State of Wisconsin. Visit the Department of Public Instruction website to view the Carroll University Wisconsin Educator Preparation Program Report.

Where can I follow the Education Department on Social Media?

Follow us on Facebook: Carroll University Education Department and Twitter: @CarrollUEduDept

Does my teaching license transfer to Illinois or another state?

We have many candidates who complete our program and are teaching in other states. Each state determines its own requirements and licensure requirements are frequently changing. Completing our program meets the Wisconsin licensing requirements. Candidates that are seeking teaching jobs out of state work with the appropriate state agency to determine next steps for licensure in a different state.

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