Pre-Elementary Education and Early Childhood EducationCollege of Education and Human Sciences

What you will learn

The Elementary Education Program, working in partnership with schools, communities, and state organizations, prepares exemplary teachers, teacher educators, and scholars who work for the continual betterment of society through education. As community members, teachers, and scholars, students, and faculty actively generate, apply, and gain knowledge about teaching and learning that will enable all people to become citizens who successfully participate in the global community of the twenty-first century.

Career Opportunities

CEHS offers a nationally-recognized Elementary Teacher Education Program. Students enrolled in this program earn a Bachelor of Sciences in Education with certification to teach in grades K-6. Additional endorsements may be earned in Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Early Childhood Education, Special Education, ELL, Foreign Language, Art Education, and Music.

The NEBRASKA difference

The Elementary Teacher Education Program is designed to enable students to build upon the knowledge gained in university classrooms by experiencing it in the elementary learning environment. The program exemplifies the relationship between theory and practice, as explained in the Scholar-Practitioner Model, by offering of a series of three field experiences taken in conjunction with other education courses. Preparation for a career in education is culminated during the student teaching semester, which students can complete locally, statewide, nationally, or internationally, depending upon their interests and goals

Internships / Clubs

Student Education Association