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About the Elementary Education Major
Carroll University has a rich tradition of teaching excellence, and the exceptional quality of our teacher education program is recognized by teachers and administrators in area schools. Teacher candidates who desire certification in elementary education develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions to create learner-centered, inclusive environments. Small class sizes, relevant content and individualized advising, plus a variety of classroom observational and student teaching experiences, enhance the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare teachers in their chosen licensure area.
In Carroll’s elementary education program, you’ll study the role of education and schooling in society, learn about developmental psychology and gain the tools needed to be an effective and culturally relevant teacher, capable of teaching multiple subjects such as literacy, mathematics, science and social studies.
Our program recognizes that educators occupy a central and critical role in our many diverse, vibrant communities. At Carroll, you’ll benefit from a truly deep and experiential approach to this ever-changing field. We have the resources and partnerships to get your career off to a running start and the commitment to keep it moving forward.
Students in elementary education complete the requirements for licensure in elementary and middle school, grades K-9.
Learn more about the Education Department at Carroll University.