EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION IN OUR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION PROGRAM

The influence of a good teacher can never be erased. Rewind back a few years and think to the teacher who made the biggest impact on you. You now have the chance to be the teacher that will make a difference. Your impact goes beyond the classroom. Teaching in today’s society is creative, innovative and engaging. You’ll be the storyteller, scientist, artist and math wiz. Teach from Kindergarten through grade six. Here, you will actually start making a difference in students’ lives before you graduate.

Elementary Education is a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.
 

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REAL. HANDS-ON. READY.

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I'M GOING TO TEACH THE WORLD SOMEDAY

The University of Minnesota Crookston provides programs in teaching and education. It’s real, hands-on and will get you ready for ready for anything.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Elementary Classroom Teacher, Kindergarten through Sixth Grade
  • There are numerous government agencies, for profit and non-profit organizations, and countless businesses and industries that recognize the value of teaching degree when hiring for a position that involves providing education, training or professional development to others.

More Details on Becoming an Educator

The UMN Crookston Teacher Education Unit is accredited by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). To ensure continuous program and unit-level approvals, the Teacher Education Unit is required to complete two reviews with PELSB.

Learn more about our education programs accreditation, basic requirements, student teaching, licensure and much more by visiting our

Teacher Education Unit

 

On-Campus Elementary Education

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Hands-on experiences - The Elementary Education program requires numerous experiences in actual elementary classrooms in the local schools.

All students must complete a Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) which is a nationally recognized assessment of readiness to teach.

Full-time faculty instructors and advisors - University of Minnesota, Crookston's (UMC) Elementary Education students are taught, advised and mentored by full-time Education faculty.

The Early Childhood Development Center is an on-campus state of the art teacher training laboratory for our education majors.

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REAL. HANDS-ON. READY.

At the U of M Crookston, you won’t spend all your time behind a desk. Our curriculum is designed around experiential learning, which means we want you to have as much hands-on learning as possible. Depending on your major, you’ll find opportunities to be in the field, the lab, the classroom, or engaging in simulated scenarios that give you a competitive edge when you enter the workforce or head to grad school. You’ll learn the concepts and then actively apply them through projects, field trips, site visits, internships, and interactions with professionals in the field.

YOUR FUTURE PROFESSORS

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Connie Camrud M.S.

Lecturer
Shari Daniels

Shari Daniels

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Peggy Dunn

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