Emory & Henry’s Education program, allows future educators to learn and work with highly respected experts in primary and secondary education.
Students who wish to teach in the elementary/middle grades choose from three interdisciplinary majors that combine English and language arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. Each of the three majors is named for its primary focus, but each also incorporates significant work in the other fields. These majors include: Interdisciplinary English, Interdisciplinary History and Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Mathematics.
Teacher preparation at Emory & Henry adheres to the professional requirements for all teachers as specified by the Virginia Department of Education. To learn more about the specifics of how the program prepares students for assessments required licensure, visit the Education Department’s Licensure webpage.
EDUCATION MAJOR & CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES:
To discover applicable job titles, job/internship links, and industry information, visit What Can I Do With This Major? maintained by the Career Center at the University of Tennessee.
To explore specific occupations, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides everything from quick facts to detailed career path insights including educational requirements and salary ranges.
E&H EDUCATION MAJORS AFTER GRADUATION:
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Students will have the opportunity to engage in diverse field placements in local school districts’ classrooms through early observations, practicums, and student teaching through the professional semester of the final program year.
The Education Department has partnered with many community stakeholders to ensure the quality of the teacher preparation program. These partners provide valuable perspectives that enrich our pre-service teachers’ experiences on campus and in the field.
Visit the E&H Internship Program webpage to access detailed information about how to pursue an internship for academic credit.