At Lander, we work closely with public school officials to maintain a curriculum that enables you to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the challenges of teaching. As a student in our teacher education program, you'll take a sequence of courses from general education, specialized content, professional education and a series of field experiences that culminate with student teaching.

In addition, Lander has earned accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All teacher education programs are accredited by the appropriate professional associations.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

The Early Childhood Education program includes study and practice of specialized teaching methods appropriate for young children and a broad range of content preparation.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

Students in the Early Childhood Education, Montessori Emphasis program will complete all of the courses required for an early childhood education major, as well as an additional 18 credit hours in the Montessori emphasis.

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B.S.
Undergraduate

Elementary Education majors study and practice methods appropriate for the elementary classroom, taking courses related to all of the academic areas taught in elementary school.

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M.Ed.
Graduate

Teachers enrolled in the M.Ed. in Montessori Education program at Lander have the option to select one of three concentrations leading to American Montessori Society certification at the Early Childhood (ages 3-6), Elementary I (grades 1-3) or Elementary II (grades 4-6) level.

B.S.
Undergraduate

The Special Education Program is built on a foundation of specialized content courses, addressing the competencies for teaching students with mild to moderate disabilities. These courses provide the needed background for multi-categorical certification.

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M.Ed.
Graduate

With a curriculum that relies primarily on on-line learning, the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning program provides a broad scope of learning opportunities to help students excel as business professionals and teachers.

Minor
Undergraduate
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