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Potsdam Prepared: Fall 2021 Updates

B.A. in Childhood/Early Childhood Education

The Loading... program will allow students to explore and think outside the box, leading them to become teachers that will change lives.

What You Will Learn

  • Principles of Education
  • Course work in Literacy and Special Education
  • Real-world use of student achievement data and how to provide effective feedback to ensure student success
  • Practice of theory and effective teaching techniques under the guidance of certified teachers and college supervisors
  • Effective classroom management skills and techniques to engage students and create exciting lessons
  • Guidance and support from faculty
  • Student Teaching

Unique Program Features

  • Begin working with school age children as early as your freshman or sophomore year
  • Math/Science center
  • TESA - Teacher Education Student Association
  • Sheard Literacy Center
  • Student Teaching opportunities in many counties within NYS as well as NYC, Canada and Australia
  • Education scholarships
  • Faculty support
  • Small class sizes

Fieldwork Experience

  • Work closely with certified teachers in elementary classrooms
  • Support and guidance of college supervisors during field placements


Contact Lisa Stewart, Undergraduate Teaching Education Advising Coordinator, at (315) 267-3429 or