The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is proud to offer a wide variety of teacher preparation programs to meet your potential interests as well as the needs of our nation’s schools.
We offer the following programs at the undergraduate level:
We also offer the following programs at the graduate level:
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education prepares distinguished educators for the state of New Jersey, the country, and many foreign countries. Our programs emphasize critical thinking and analytical skills for problem solving in urban and other school settings. We are dedicated to graduating knowledgeable, capable, and articulate educators who are reflective about their own teaching. We are also committed to the belief that education is transformative and empowering and that social justice can be best accomplished through an educated citizenry.
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 winners of College of Education scholarships:
Yanibel Caraballo (Math/Secondary Ed), Dr. Florence Steele Hunt Scholarship
Maria Hernandez (Math/Secondary Ed), Jeanne Thornton Memorial Scholarship
Jaclyn Noriega (Early Childhood/Special Ed), Ruth Hagan Scholarship
Jennifer Ashinsky (Special Ed), Ruth Hagan Scholarship
Shannon Gallagher (Special Ed), Ruth Hagan Scholarship