• Holly Britt current M.Ed. student presents her Action Research at the B.G. Raines Forum.
    Holly Britt current M.Ed. student presents her Action Research at the B.G. Raines Forum.
  • Abbigale Duncan ?18 works hands on with students in the classroom during her student teaching exp...
    Abbigale Duncan ’18 works hands on with students in the classroom during her student teaching experience.
  • Student Teaching in an elementary Physical Education classroom.
    Student Teaching in an elementary Physical Education classroom.
  • Teacher Prep students talking about their classroom experiences in the public school setting.  St...
    Teacher Prep students talking about their classroom experiences in the public school setting.  Students are given many opportunities to visit the classroom during their time at E&H.

When you choose Emory & Henry’s education program, you will benefit from working with highly respected experts in primary and secondary education.

On our campus, ninety percent of our students take part in at least one public school field experience every semester. Students observe and teach in area classrooms over the entire course of their program. Our professors prepare you for your future classroom through lively discussion, student presentations, and opportunities to practice effective teaching methods in a variety of settings.


Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts, Education- Interdisciplinary English, Elementary PK-3, Elementary and Middle School PK-6,6-8

    To provide an introduction to courses in English language and literature as a foundation for a career in teaching and to enable students to meet Virginia requirements for licensure to teach grades PK-3, PK-6, 6-8 (depending on choices in professional studies). Note: Students pursuing licensure to teach with a major in Interdisciplinary English must notify the Neff Center immediately and are advised by a member of the Neff Center for Teacher Education in consultation with the Chair of the English Department.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Education- Interdisciplinary History and Integrative Social Science, Elementary and Middle School PK-6,6-8

    To enable students to meet Virginia requirements for licensure to teach history and social sciences in the elementary and middle schools.

  • Masters of Education, Education- Professional Studies Master of Education, 5-year Program

    Students may select a five year program leading to the appropriate bachelor’s degree and a professional studies master of education degree. This option provides more subject area content for teacher preparation students at the undergraduate level and significant professional preparation in the fifth year. Students may also select a special education option that meets the endorsement requirements for special education - general curriculum K-12. Students must complete at least 32 semester hours at the graduate level to receive the master’s degree.

  • Masters of Education, Education- Professional Studies Master of Education: Special Education- General Curriculum K-12 Endorsement Track

    Students may select a five year program leading to the appropriate bachelor’s degree and a Professional Studies Master’s degree while meeting the certification requirements for endorsement in special education-general curriculum K-12. Students in this track also meet certification requirements for general education endorsements. This option provides more subject area content for teacher preparation students at the undergraduate level and significant professional preparation in the fifth year.

  • Masters of Education, Professional Studies Master of Education, Fast Track Program

    A Fast Track Master in Education (M.Ed.) degree is available for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a teachable area but lack the professional studies (teacher preparation) requirements. This program can be completed in one academic year, usually two semesters and one summer course, and leads to initial licensure to teach in the chosen grade or subject.

World of Work

  • <h4 class="lw_blurbs_title"/><div class="lw_blurbs_body"><ul><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Student teaching and observation experiences throughout the program.</span></li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Multiple opportunities to practice teaching and presentation skills.</span></li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All professional work displayed in a professional portfolio.</span></li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Required continued reflection enhances career growth.</span></li></ul></div>

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