Undergraduate Elementary/Middle School Program
Shenandoah University's Undergraduate Elementary/Middle School Program is for students who desire to teach PK-8 grades.Teacher education programs at Shenandoah University are approved by the Virginia State Board of Education.
A strong component of the Elementary/Middle School Teacher Education Program is a partnership with local schools where university students meet for class lectures and work directly with students and teachers in the school setting. University students begin observing in classrooms early in the program and advance to working as tutors, teaching large and small groups, and conducting classroom research.
Students applying and graduating from teacher education programs in Virginia must pass state-mandated standardized tests such as Praxis, RVE and VCLA.
For more information on teacher licensure in the PK-8 grades, contact Dr. Karen Huff at [email protected]
Elementary/Middle School Teacher Education Professional Studies Certificate (PK-8)
|PSY 220||Child Development||3|
|EDU 221||Child Development Lab||1|
|EDU 301||Orientation to Teaching/Practicum||3|
|MCM 270||Practicum in Instructional Technology & Media||3|
|EDU 322||Creative Arts||2|
|EDU 324||Language Arts||9|
|EDU 336||Reasoning Skills I: Science||3|
|EDU 337||Reasoning Skills II: Mathematics||3|
|EDU 345||Methods & Management in Elementary/Middle School||3|
|EDU 346||Methods & Assessments in Elementary/Middle School||3|
|RDG 424||The Diagnostic Teaching of Reading||3|
|RDG 425||Reading & Writing in the Content Area||3|
|Pass PRAXIS II requirement before student teaching|
|EDU 461||Student Teaching in the Elementary & Middle School||9|
*Teacher endorsement area requirements may be satisfied through transcript analysis by the Education Department Faculty. The outcome of this analysis may be possible recommendations for supplementary coursewok in order for students to achieve compliance with Virginia Department of Education regulations.
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