Elementary Education

The undergraduate and post-baccalaureate Elementary Education programs are committed to preparing outstanding K-8 teachers who will truly realize the capabilities of every learner in their future classrooms.


The Elementary Education programs aim to cultivate teachers who are professionals, intellectuals, and critical consumers and producers of educational policy, practice, and research. These competencies include a commitment to critical thinking and research-based pedagogy. The Elementary Education programs emphasize learning as a human right, and nurtures creative, responsive, and reflective practitioners who challenge their students to become global citizens in a diverse, ever-changing world.  

student teacher with elementary school children

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