Elementary Education

  • All levels Foreign Language Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • English as a Second Other Language
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Middle-level (5-8th) Mathematics Education
  • Middle-level (5-8th) Science Education
  • Reading Specialist
  • Secondary (6-12th) Biology Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Chemistry Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Earth and Space Science Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) English Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Mathematics Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Physics Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Social Studies Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Unified Early Childhood Education (Birth-3rd grade)
  • English to Speakers of Other Languages

Overview

student teacher with elementary studentThe Elementary Teacher Education program prepares individuals to teach children in kindergarten through sixth-grade. The program combines general education courses and professional education coursework with multiple field experiences in elementary schools.

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Courses

A complete listing of courses in the Curriculum and Teaching department

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Why KU
  • Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
  • Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award