Secondary Education Program

The Department of Secondary Education prepares students for a career in teaching grades 7 - 12 with the option of a 5-6 extension. This department is responsible for programs leading to the:

All programs offered by the Department of Secondary Education have established criteria for knowledge, skills and dispositions that candidates must demonstrate to progress through their programs. It is the responsibility of the candidate to be familiar with the criteria and monitoring procedures that have been established for their programs. 

Graduate students should consult their advisers.

Students enrolled in undergraduate Secondary Education programs must meet the following standards:

Program Advisement Guides & Gates/Benchmarks

Professional Dispositions Rating Scale

Students in professional education certification programs are expected to demonstrate values and attitudes that are consistent with the highest professional standards.  Students must continuously demonstrate these qualities in concrete ways in their interactions with their peers, with college faculty, with personnel in the cooperating schools, and especially with school students.