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Why Study Teacher Education at Le Moyne?
Whether you've always dreamed of being a teacher or you've just discovered an interest in teaching, the expert education faculty at Le Moyne are ready to turn your dreams in to your future career. You'll be ready to face the challenges of today's classroom with a rigorous course of study that combines Ignatian pedagogy with the tools you need to succeed in today's classroom.
Your path to your own classroom starts by selecting a major and completing core curriculum requirements, while also taking education courses to prepare for New York State initial teacher certification. Because experience in the field is so important to your course of study, you'll also complete practicum experience and activities in area schools concurrent with your courses. You'll also student teach at 2 schools during your senior year.
Learn more about undergraduate teacher education courses in the course catalog.
What Major Do I Choose?
At Le Moyne, students select a major from the liberal arts and science programs offered based on the area of teacher certification they would like to earn. By majoring in a subject area, like biology, students have the opportunity to gain a wide knowledge base in the area they are interested in teaching. Along with their core subject classes, education students also take education classes as their electives.
Our Inclusive Childhood and Special Education program offers students the opportunity to complete the academic requirements for both New York State Childhood (elementary grades 1-6) and Students with Disabilities (special education grades 1-6) teacher certification.
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Interested in teaching junior high school or high school? The dual adolescent/special education program takes you to the front of today's classroom. You'll complete the academic requirements for both New York State Adolescent (grades 7-12) and Students with Disabilities (grades 7-12) teacher certification.
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• Demonstrate a deep understanding of, and enduring inquisitiveness about, the critical concepts and principles of knowledge claims in subject matter disciplines and the field of education.
• Engage in continuous and purposeful professional learning. They use evidence to continually evaluate their pedagogical and specialized practices and the effects of their choices/actions on others.
• Model care for the whole person through empathy, compassion, and respectful interaction for all. They work towards social transformation in the Jesuit tradition.
Dr. Stephen Fleury
Reilly Hall, Room 101Le Moyne College1419 Salt Springs RoadSyracuse, NY 13214
AAQEP (Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation)
The Education department is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Education Preparation.
I graduated from Le Moyne in 2012 as a Spanish major and a concentration in adolescent education, grades 7-12. I am currently a 7th and 8th grade teacher in the Hudson Valley and am starting my sixth year of teaching!
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