Welcome to the Early Childhood and Elementary Teacher Education programs at Utah State University, Logan, Utah. In accordance with the mission statement of the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, we research, teach, lead, and serve in partnership with other stakeholders in the educational process and we continually evaluate our research, teaching, leadership, and service to ensure their relevance and effectiveness.
Our undergraduate and graduate programs offer preparation and continuing professional development for teachers, supervisors, curriculum specialists, and other professional personnel pursuing careers in early childhood and elementary settings. In our undergraduate programs, we partner with the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation, as well as the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education to provide excellent teacher education preparation for undergraduate students interested in combining their passions for working with children.
Roadmap for Elementary Education
- Pass MATH 1050 or MATH 1051 (with a grade of at least C-) and other required courses.
- Pass FBI/BCI Check; this is a multi-step process.
- Meet with your advisor to choose a major; selecting two majors is also possible.
- Apply to Elementary Education Program using the eGrad application portal.
- Complete Reading and Content Block Applications using eGrad.
- Apply to Child Development Lab if an Early Childhood Education major.
- Subscribe to the El Ed Listserv to receive important messages.
- Complete FAFSA paperwork. Apply for TEAL and CEHS scholarships. GPA and financial need are some of the criteria used to award scholarships.
- Apply for Student Teaching one semester in advance of the semester you'd like to teach. Student Teaching application.
- Take Reading and Content block courses, among other university and major requirements.
If you are taking a leave of absence, please notify your advisor ASAP.
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