In collaboration with Emmanuel graduate, Kierstin Giunco ’17, Associated Professor of Education Christine Leighton and current student Kayla Balthazar '20 are working with local elementary students to deepen reading engagement and comprehension.
Elementary education lays the foundation for a child's future learning habits and goals.
Elementary education lays the foundation for a child's future learning habits and goals. Beyond instruction in the three Rs, these teachers play an important role in the development of young students' critical thinking skills and their ability to adapt to new situations and socialize with their peers. Plant the seed. Foster the next generation of leaders and innovators!
View the 2021-2022 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
Students interested in Elementary Teaching Licensure (grades 1-6) will complete the liberal studies major and the education major. The liberal studies major is designed specifically for elementary licensure and to prepare elementary teachers in the content they will teach.
Choose one 2000-level course
Choose one 3000-level course
* Includes pre-practicum field-based experience
The programs of study in elementary and secondary education is designed to develop students' abilities in the seven performance areas required for initial licensure in elementary and secondary teaching in the state of Massachusetts. Upon completion of the elementary or secondary education programs at Emmanuel, students will be able to: