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.

Study Abroad in Cuba

study abroad in Cuba

Apply now for the Cuban Culture and Society Program - Deadline March 1!

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Study Abroad in Korea

TESOL practicum

Undergraduate students are eligible to apply for the Freeman scholarship ($5,000).

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PPST (Praxis) Exam Notice

 Note: Effective 2/27/14, the PPST is no longer an admissions requirement for any initial licensure programs at KU.

Courses

A complete listing of courses in the Curriculum and Teaching department

Join us in congratulating Laura Brogdon, math teacher at Shawnee Mission West, C&T alumnus, and recipient of the Educating Excellence Award from Perceptive Software and the University of Kansas School of Engineering! Video: http://flash.smsd.org/index.php?vidid=501
Congrats to Dr. John Rury of #KUSOE - 2015 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship: http://t.co/qOSNOP5VUy http://t.co/2qaTWZQpj8


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