The Master of Education in Elementary Education program prepares graduate students to teach all academic subjects of elementary school. Experience with children in the classroom is essential to the preparation of excellent teachers, and is stressed.
To be eligible for endorsement for certification from the university, candidates must show evidence of balanced study in the liberal arts, that they have passed the state general education requirements for teachers, and that they have successfully completed the required professional education courses listed below. In addition, all certification candidates must have completed an undergraduate major in a subject area other than education. They must pass all examinations required by Connecticut in their endorsement area, and be successful in their student teaching experience.