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Why Choose Saint Rose for Early Childhood and Childhood Education (B-6)?

Saint Rose faculty are devoted to teaching and preparing the next generation of classroom teachers. Students in our programs receive extensive faculty mentorship and support by our cooperating teachers in local schools. Our graduates are prepared for teaching in the diverse, ever changing classrooms of the twenty first century.

Program Highlights

  • Students earn two NY teaching certifications: Birth-Grade 2 and Grades 1-6.
  • First year and sophomore students are engaged in learning the foundational knowledge of the teaching profession while they visit schools and apply what they are learning.
  • Junior and senior year methods classes prepare students to teach math, science, technology, English language arts, social studies, and the arts in early childhood and elementary settings. Students develop and teach interdisciplinary lessons in local schools.
  • Senior year includes intensive field experience in the student teaching school before the spring student teaching. Students will be exceptionally prepared for their 14 week student teaching in the spring.
  • Optional grades 7-9 extension to teach math, biology, social studies, or English available.

Requirements and Course Descriptions