Certificate in Elementary Education (K-8)
Husson's Elementary Education - Teacher Certification program is designed to prepare individuals who already possess a Bachelor's degree for K-8 Pathways II Teaching Certification.
Throughout the coursework and classroom experiences, competence is developed as students learn about and apply best instructional practices for all major academic areas, including reading/language arts, math, science, and social studies. A culminating seminar is taken in conjunction with a semester-long student teaching placement. This program meets all requirements set forth by the Maine State Department of Education. Students completing the Elementary Teacher Certification program may choose to teach in elementary or middle level classrooms, in either the private or public sector.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Students must have six (6) credits in the following areas as part of the degree or complete the required electives indicated below: math, science, social studies, and English/language arts.
|ED 204||Classroom Management||3|
|ED 231||Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment||3|
|ED 316||Methods in Science||3|
|ED 321||Educating Exceptional Students||3|
|ED 404||Methods in Reading||3|
|ED 408||Methods in Language Arts||3|
|ED 409||Methods in Mathematics||3|
|ED 415||Methods in Social Studies||3|
|ED 450||Student Teaching/Seminar in Teaching **||15|
|PY 322||Diversity & Multiculturalism||3|
*Pathways Candidates must have earned a minimum of a C+ on all Required Electives
*Pathways Candidates must earn a C+ on all Required Courses
*Methods courses transferred in must have been taken within the past five (5) years
*A minimum of nine (9) credits hours of Methods courses must be completed at Husson University
Educational Practicum, ED 307 Technology in Education
Students must provide documentation of fingerprinting, background check and passage of PRAXIS I and II at time of application for Student Teaching.