**No new applications are being accepted for this program**
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The Teacher Education department identifies the purposes of its education sequence for Adolescence Education students seeking initial certification at the undergraduate level as the development of education professionals who are reflective practitioners able to link content, theory, and practice, and create effective learning environments for pupils with the full range of abilities and experiential backgrounds.
The Adolescence Education program in Spanish offers both theoretical and practical experience and prepares students to teach in the secondary (and, in some districts, middle) school (grades 7-12).The program has three components: an education (certification) sequence, the Liberal Education requirements and an academic major in Spanish. Students admitted into the Adolescence Education program are required to major in the subject matter they plan to teach.